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Beginners Guide to YAML Syntax

Taught in English

Emma Martin

Instructor: Emma Martin

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1 hour
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What you'll learn

  • Understand what is meant by YAML.

  • Understand how to present different data types within a YAML file.

  • Understand how to utilise anchors and aliases.

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Beginner level

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1 hour
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.2

(19 reviews)

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Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. By the end of Task 1, you will be able to understand what is YAML.

  2. By the end of Task 2, You will understand basic syntax, key-value pairs, indentations and comments

  3. By the end of Task 3, you will be able to understand data types in YAML - string/multi-line strings, booleans, numeric.

  4. By the end of Task 4, you will be able to understand data types in YAML - lists and dictionaries

  5. By the end of Task 5, you will be able to understand anchors and aliases in YAML.

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This guided project is for complete beginners who have no previous experience with YAML.

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Emma Martin
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  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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