teaches cli, text processing and scripting using awesome examples

learnbyexample's goal is to receive $50.00 per week.


Hello :)

I am Sundeep. I write tutorials on using Linux command-line, Vim, Text processing and Scripting languages like Perl and Python. I used to work for a semi-conductor company before deciding to discover what I'd really like to do. The journey has been full of surprises and currently am enjoying creating free learning resources, conducting workshops when opportunity arises.

Initially, I used to have ppts while conducting workshops. Later I moved to using LibreOffice and convert to pdf. But formatting and editing issues led me to discover about Markdown and use GitHub instead. That led to continuous strive on improving the tutorials (feedback helped too) and learning new stuff. Got a big break when chapter on GNU awk hit front page of Hacker News. It's been satisfying to see my tutorials recommended elsewhere on net.

I also happened to spot a corner case regex issue with GNU grep and notice missing Ruby documentation

Why I am requesting donation

  • am currently living in outskirts of a city in southern India, my living costs(food+rent+internet) translates to about USD $50 per week
  • my savings from prior job would run out soon and having a steady income would give peace of mind and let me concentrate on learning and improving my tutorials

Other interests

Apart from technology stuff, I spend most of my time reading loads of books, helping programmers on stackexchange, loitering on Reddit/HN, trekking and following my favorite sport Cricket

Recently, while attending a conference, I came to know that Homeschooling/Unschooling/etc is catching up in India too. I am hoping to help them as well.

Thanks for donating :)

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learnbyexample owns the following accounts on other platforms:


curated_resources 84 Updated this week

:books: Curated lists for programming, books, movies, music, games, etc

Python_Basics 389 Updated 2 weeks ago

:snake: Syntax, working with Shell commands, Files, Text Processing, and more...

scripting_course 616 Updated 1 month ago

:notebook: A reference guide to Linux command line, Vim and Scripting

Perl_intro 17 Updated 1 month ago

:dromedary_camel: Introductory course for Perl 5 through examples, geared towards VLSI engineers

ThinkRubyBuild 24 Updated 2 months ago

Forked from https://github.com/AllenDowney/ThinkPython2

Command-line-text-processing 8732 Updated 3 months ago

:zap: From finding text to search and replace, from sorting to beautifying text and more :art:

command_help 30 Updated 6 months ago

:information_source: Extract help text from builtin commands and man pages

Ruby_Scripting 30 Updated 7 months ago

examples based tutorial for Ruby scripting

vim_reference 107 Updated 1 year ago

:q Vim reference guide for beginner to intermediate users

Linux_command_line 282 Updated 1 year ago

:computer: Introduction to Linux commands and Shell scripting

tpyo_revealo 9 Updated 2 years ago

:see_no_evil: assistant for hunting down tpyos

squaretictactoe 5 Updated 2 years ago

:video_game: Tic Tac Toe reimagined



learnbyexample joined 1 year ago.

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