BASH How-To: Extract EXIF Metadata and Output to a Text File
By Sandy Lynn Ortiz
Recently, I taught myself BASH scripting to automate a process for Stanford University Libraries Born Digital Labs. As a lab assistant, with an technology enthusiast background, BASH is new to me. For a really great description of BASH and scripting, I recommend reading this Bash Scripting Tutorial for Beginners. This post will walk through a single line of a 34 line script currently under active development. I will explain each element of the line and how it works.