Shebang is an actively used design pattern created in 1979.

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Languages with Shebang include bourne-shell, erlang, python

Example from bourne-shell:

#!/bin/sh -x

Example from erlang:

#!/usr/bin/env escript

Example from python:

#!/usr/bin/env python

Last updated June 22nd, 2019