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Build Your Own head

This challenge is to build your own version of the Unix command line tool head. It’s a great challenge for beginners and those new to the Unix command line tools.

Build Your Own Sed

This challenge is to build your own version of the Unix command line tool sed (short for Stream Editor)!

Build Your Own Tar

This challenge is to build your own version of tar. Tar is a Unix command line tool that was designed as a utility to collect multiple files into one archive for backup purposes. It was first released in 1979 when the normal backup medium was magnetic tape, hence tar acquired it’s name as shortening of “tape archive”.

Build Your Own Xargs

This challenge is to build your own version of the Unix command line tool xargs!

Build Your Own Xxd

This challenge is to build your own version of xxd. Xxd is a Unix command line tool to create hexdumps and to convert a hexdump back into it’s binary form.

Build Your Own yq

The command line tool yq is like jq for YAML data - you can use it to and filter and transform YAML data, much like you would JSON dats with jq. By the way, a past Coding Challenge was to build your own jq if you fancy giving that a go.