First steps in AWK programming

First steps in AWK programming (13/10/2021)

This “AWK programming” training session is organized by the Genotoul bioinfo platform. AWK enables to easily process columns in large text files but is also a quite powerfull programming language. This training session aims at introducing you AWK principles and details. You will learn about variables, arrays and dictionnaries. How-to create, update, delete them. You will play with loops and tests to automatise your processings.

For example you can use AWK to generate your unix command lines to be lauched on the cluster. AWK enables to process millions of lines in text files. The course includes short feature presentations between long hands-on sessions in which you will be able to understand the global ideas as well as details.



The session will take place in the room ‘salle de formation’ at INRAE center of Toulouse-Auzeville.


Prerequisites: ability to use a Linux environment (see Linux training). Training materials will be available on the website before the session. Slides in a “taking notes” format will be downloadable from our web site. A Unix reference command leaflet will also be provided. Only the latter will be available during the session.

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