Awk Programming Language Profile
Awk is a versatile programming language designed for pattern scanning and processing language and often used as a data extraction and reporting tool. It’s a standard feature of most Unix-like operating systems.
awk is small, fast, simple, and has a clean comprehensible C-like input language. It has robust programming constructs including if/else, while, do/while and for C-style and array iteration.
Type of Language: Scripting, procedural, data-driven
Designed by: Alfred Aho, Peter Weinberger, and Brian Kernighan
Public Release: 1977
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aaa – (the Amazing Awk Assembler) is a primitive assembler written entirely in awk and sed.
One True Awk – This repository serves as an archive of versions of Awk
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