What Is a Script?

June 12, 2023

A script is a set of computer instructions or commands executed by a runtime environment or interpreter. Scripts are written in various programming languages and help automate tasks and perform repetitive operations on a computer. Popular scripting languages include JavaScriptPython, Ruby, Bash, and PowerShell.

Scripts are essential for streamlining workflows for sysadminsnetwork administrators, developers, and scientists.

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