Why Learn Bash Scripting?
If you want to be good at Command Line then Bash skills are required. Being an pentester, you are mostly going to work on OS called Kali Linux because it comes pre-configured with most of the useful tools used by pentesters. Most of the tools works from command line. You don’t have GUI option everywhere, But it is fun once you get used to command line. By default Kali Linux uses Bash i.e. Bourne-again shell in command terminal. So, it is required to have good skill of Bash if you want to understand the core functionality of Linux. If you have good practice of Bash then you can create you own automated Bash Scripts.
Links to Learn Bash Scripting:
01. Shell Scripting – HackerSploit – Start Now!
02. Bash Shell Scripting – ProgrammingKnowledge – Start Now!
03. Start Bash Scripting Today! – Jerry Banfield – Start Now!
04. Bash Basics – Joe Collins – Start Now!
Tips to get Started:
Starting with coding requires patience. Its not like something that you can get in one day. You have to practice every day by implementing what you learn. The best is to get 100 days coding challenge where you will code at-least few lines. Look at the result by the end of completing 100 days. I bet you will have a new skill in your pocket. 🙂