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4 Hours of Video Instruction
Get introduced to the world of DevOps automation for Python and excel your tasks in IT infrastructure operations.
Practical Python for DevOps Engineers LiveLessons is designed to expand your understanding of concepts and strategies for operating your infrastructure effectively in the ever-changing digital landscape. Taught by best-selling author Chris Jackson, the course will provide explanations of the basic and intricate techniques of automation and programmability in an effortless manner.
Practical Python for DevOps Engineers LiveLessons will begin with the overview of Python from its syntax to working with variables and data types. The course will cover other Python-related topics like Object Oriented Programming, Python Modules, UnitTest module, and Python Programming. In addition to the Python topics, the course will dive into the topic of API, where the section will cover the fundamentals of API and its common usage. The content in this course is taken from Chris Jackson's Cisco Certified DevNet Associate DEVASC 200-901 Complete Video Course.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Python
1.1 Python Primer
1.2 Python Syntax
1.3 Variables and Data Types
1.4 Input and Output
1.5 Conditionals and Loops
Lesson 2: Object Oriented Programming and Python
2.1 Understanding Object Oriented Programming
2.2 Creating a Class in Python
Lesson 3: Modules
3.1 Understanding Python Modules
3.2 Importing a Module
3.3 Importing and Using Your Own Modules
3.4 Useful Modules for Infrastructure Automation
Lesson 4: Unit Testing
4.1 What is a Unit Test?
4.2 Using the Unittest Module in Python
Lesson 5: Working with Data in Python
5.1 File Input and Output
5.2 Comparing XML, JSON, and YAML
5.3 Parsing CSV in Python
5.4 Parsing XML in Python
5.5 Parsing JSON in Python
5.5 Parsing YAML in Python
Lesson 6: What is an API?
6.1 Understanding APIs
6.5 Common Usage Patterns With Webhooks
6.6 Interpret an API Sequence Diagram
Lesson 7: Working with REST APIs
7.1 REST: HTTP Foundation
7.2 REST: HTTP Headers and Response Codes
7.3 REST: API Authentication
7.4 Understanding Rate Limiting
7.5 Constructing a REST API Request
Lesson 8: Making an API Call With Python
8.1 Constructing an API Call with Python Requests Library
8.2 Making the Call and Parsing the Returned Information
8.3 Troubleshooting API Calls