Gain Essentials Python Scripting Skills for Task Automation and Network Programming
Targeted for network administrators looking to automate administrative tasks across a set of distributed clients Python for Networking / Systems Administrators is an introductory and beyond-level practical, hands-on Python training course that leads the student 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. This comprehensive, practical course provides an in-depth exploration of working with the programming language, not an academic overview of syntax and grammar. Students will immediately be able to use Python to complete these types of tasks in the real world.
This course combines engaging, informed instructor presentations, demonstrations and discussions with extensive machine-based student labs and practical project work. Throughout the course students will learn to write essential Python scripts using the most current and efficient skills and techniques.
Working within in an engaging, hands-on learning environment, guided by our expert instructor, students will learn to:
Need different skills or topics? If your team requires different topics or tools, additional skills or custom approach, this course may be further adjusted to accommodate. We offer additional python, networking, web development, data science, machine learning and other related topics that may be blended with this course for a track that best suits your needs. Our team will collaborate with you to understand your needs and will target the course to focus on your specific learning objectives and goals.
This introductory-level Python course is appropriate for advanced users, system administrators and web site administrators who want to use Python to support their server installations, as well as anyone else who wants to automate or simplify common tasks with the use of Python scripts. Students should have basic development experience in any programming language, along with a working, user-level knowledge of Unix/Linux, Mac, or Windows.
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Please note that this list of topics is based on our standard course offering, evolved from typical industry uses and trends. We’ll work with you to tune this course and level of coverage to target the skills you need most.
Chapter 1: An Overview of Python
Chapter 2: The Python Environment
Chapter 3: Getting Started
Chapter 4: Flow Control
Chapter 5: Array types
Chapter 6: Working with Files
Chapter 7: Dictionaries
Chapter 8: Functions
Chapter 9: Sorting
Chapter 10: Errors and Exception Handling
Chapter 11: Using Modules
Chapter 12: An Introduction to Python Classes
Chapter 13: Regular Expressions
Chapter 14: Network Programming
Chapter 15: Sockets
Chapter 16: Multiprogramming
Chapter 17: Closures
Chapter 18: Serializing Data: XML, XPath, JSON, CSV
Hands-on Setup Made Simple! All course software (limited versions, for course use only), courseware files, hands-on lab guides, labs and solutions, data sets and resources (as applicable) are provided for you in our “easy access / no install required” high-speed remote lab environment. In most cases, we can also offer local (non-cloud) set up as an alternative. Either way, our dedicated live tech team works with every student to ensure everyone is set up with working access and ready to go prior to every course start date, ensuring a smooth delivery and great hands-on experience. All your coursework can be accessed or downloaded after class, so you never lose your work or materials. Please ask for details.
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|Python for Networking & Systems Administration / SysAdmin||4 Days||Jul 24 to Jul 27||10:00 AM to 06:00 PM EST||$2,395.00||Enroll|
|Python for Networking & Systems Administration / SysAdmin||4 Days||Sep 18 to Sep 21||10:00 AM to 06:00 PM EST||$2,395.00||Enroll|
|Python for Networking & Systems Administration / SysAdmin||4 Days||Nov 28 to Dec 1||10:00 AM to 06:00 PM EST||$2,395.00||Enroll|
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