The latest article in my Systems Administration Toolkit series is available, this time looking at the zsh shell environment. Like the piece on bash which is also now available, I look at some of the history of zsh, the main features, and what makes it a useful alternative to one of the more traditional shell solutions. The intro material from the article itself:
Examine key parts of the Z shell (zsh) and how to use it’s features to ease your UNIX system administration tasks. zsh is a popular alternative to the original Bourne and Korn shells. It provides an impressive range of additional functionality, including improvements for completing different commands, files, and paths automatically, and for binding keys to functions and operations.