Validating user input in shell script

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Couple that insight with the ability to reference a different script inline ( #!

/bin/sh # validfloat -- Tests whether a number is a valid floating-point value.

Power Shell provides ways to validate acceptable parameter input for a function or a script.

If you have taken an introductory computer science or programming course, you have learned first-hand about the importance of validating the values of parameters passed into your script, function, or program.

The benefits to using parameter validation attributes is two-fold.