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Korn Shell 93 Hash Builtins

This post shows you how to incorporate hash functions built into the AT&T Advanced Software Technologies (AST) libsum library in your Korn shell shell scripts via custom builtins in a dynamically loadable plugin.

Using Types To Create Object Orientated Korn Shell 93 Scripts

This post discusses the concept of types which are a recent addition to ksh93 and, by means of a number of examples, demonstrates how to use types to implement an object-orientated approach to writing ksh93 shell scripts.

Sort Korn Shell 93 Associative Arrays

This port demonstrates one method of sort printing the elements of an Korn shell associative array.

KSH93 libshell

In a number of posts about a year ago I discussed how to develop custom builtins for Korn Shell 93 (ksh93) using libshell and published APIs. You can also use these same APIs to access ksh93 functionality from within a C application. This post provides three simple examples of how to do this.

KSH93 Message Localization

ksh93 supports localization of internal error messages and getopts messages but localization of user messages in shell scripts is flawed. This post examines the issue and shows you how to easily support shell script message catalogs.