IBM developerWorks: Bash by example, Part 2Apr 09, 2000, 17:47 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Daniel Robbins)
"In his introductory article on bash, Daniel Robbins walked you through some of the scripting language's basic elements and reasons for using bash. In this, the second installment, Daniel picks up where he left off and looks at bash's basic constructs like conditional (if-then) statements, looping, and more."
"Let's start with a brief tip on handling command-line arguments, and then look at bash's basic programming constructs."