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Automating Real-World Tasks with Python
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Automating Real-World Tasks with Python

This course is part of Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate

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21 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Use Python external libraries to create and modify documents, images, and messages

  • Understand and use Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to interact with web services

  • Understand and use data serialization to send messages between running programs

  • Build a solution using the skills you have learned

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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, you’ll be introduced to distributed systems and Non Abstract Large System Design or NALSD. We’ll cover built-in verse external libraries and go over API’s. Next, we’ll loop back to how to generate and manage containers, this time, focusing on VS Studio and Docker. You’ll learn how to use PIL for working with images. Finally, you’ll put what you learned into action in a lab where you will scale and convert images using PIL.

What's included

14 readings1 app item3 discussion prompts

In this module, you’ll learn about web applications and services and APIs. We’ll cover RESTful APIs and REST architecture, as well as, how to use REST APIs to access web data. You’ll learn more about Flask and data serialization. Next, we’ll dive into the Python Requests Library and cover different request methods like HTTP GET and Post. Finally, you’ll be introduced to Django, a full stack web framework. You’ll complete a lab that uses Django to process text files with Python dictionaries and upload to a running web service.

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17 readings1 quiz1 app item1 discussion prompt

In this module, you’ll learn about logging, the logging module, and exception handling. You’ll be introduced to the Python email library and learn how to add attachments and send emails through the SMTP server. Next, we’ll cover generating PDFs and how to add tables and graphics. Finally, you’ll put all of this together in a lab where you will generate a PDF and send it via email!

What's included

20 readings2 quizzes1 app item2 discussion prompts

In this module, you’ll complete the final course project! You’ll go over the project problem statement, and we’ll provide you with some resources to solve the problem and complete the project. You’ll put everything you have learned throughout this course into action by automating updating catalog information. In this lab, you’ll write a script, generate a PDF, automatically send that PDF via email, and write a script to check the health status of the system.

What's included

1 video5 readings1 quiz1 app item1 discussion prompt1 plugin

In this module, you’ll explore job readiness skills and other job related resources. You’ll learn more about working from home and advanced communication skills. We’ll also cover imposter syndrome and burnout and provide tips that you can use throughout your career.

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5 readings1 quiz1 plugin

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