Geared for network administrators looking to automate administrative tasks across a set of distributed clients, this course is an introductory and beyond-level practical, hands-on Python course that leads you from the basics of writing and running Python scripts to more advanced features such as file operations, regular expressions, working with binary data, and using the extensive functionality of Python modules with a focus on network-focused modules such as SSH, Git, and RESTful services.
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This course is approximately 50% hands-on, combining expert lecture, real-world demonstrations and group discussions with machine-based practical labs and exercises. Our engaging instructors and mentors are highly experienced practitioners who bring years of current "on-the-job" experience into every classroom.
Working within in an engaging, hands-on learning environment, guided by our expert instructor, students will learn to:
Create working Python scripts following best practices
Use python data types appropriately
Read and write files with both text and binary data
Search and replace text with regular expressions
Get familiar with the standard library and its work-saving modules
Use lesser known but powerful Python data types
Create "real-world", professional Python applications
Work with dates, times, and calendars
Know when to use collections such as lists, dictionaries, and sets
Understand Pythonic features such as comprehensions and iterators
Write robust code using exception handling
Automate network administrative tasks across distributed clients using SSH, REST, and More
Length: 4.0 days (32 hours)
6:00 PM ET