Introduction to the Terminal
Coming January 2019…
- Development Tools
About this Course
Apps for ordinary users use GUIs you control with a mouse or touchscreen. But developers know the most powerful way to interact with computers is using text, in the terminal. This course will set you on the path to terminal mastery!
What you'll learn
- The terminal
- Command-line interfaces
The Command Shell
In this stage, we'll describe what Terminal programs are, and how they let you interact with shell programs and command-line interfaces.
Directories and Files
Graphical programs like File Explorer or the Finder allow you to create, copy, move, and delete files and folders. But you can also carry out all these operations in the terminal.
In this stage, we're going to introduce some helpful commands you can run in the terminal.
Resident Ruby and Go teacher for Treehouse. Author of Head First Ruby, a tutorial book on the core Ruby language.