Bourne shell

A programming language in the genre of production language by Stephen Bourne

Wikipedia: Bourne_shell

Programming Paradigms

Defined by

http://steve-parker.org/sh/bourne.shtml

Supported on Platforms

Things written in Bourne shell

Commentary

I generally avoid writing shell scripts unless it's the right tool for the job. It's rarely the right tool for the job. Although sometimes it is.