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II. Practice > 15. Find the Perfect Tools

Chapter 15. Find the Perfect Tools

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Throughout the book thus far, I’ve shown you how to solve various problems using a slew of different tools: batch files, bash scripts (both one-liners and full-blown scripts), Windows PowerShell, Ruby, Groovy, sed, awk, and a whole menagerie of big-eyed O’Reilly animals. Now the critical time has come. You’ve identified a problem that is causing grief and you want to automate it away: which tool do you use? The first tool you’ll probably use is a lowly text editor. So, I’ll start by talking about this perhaps most important tool in your arsenal.


  

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