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PRNE 2.0 - Programming for Network Engineers

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PRNE 2.0 - Programming for Network Engineers Course Outline

Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education. Please contact us for an update on when the class will be available in New Hampshire.

The Programming for Network Engineers (PRNE) v2.0 course is designed to equip you with fundamental skills in Python programming. Through a combination of lectures and lab experience in simulated network environments, you will learn to use Python basics to create useful and practical scripts with Netmiko to retrieve data and configure network devices. Upon completion of this course, you should have a basic understanding of Python, including the knowledge to create, apply, and troubleshoot simple network automation scripts.

After taking this course, you should be able to:
Create a Python script
Describe data types commonly used in Python coding
Describe Python strings and their use cases
Describe Python loops, conditionals, operators, and their purposes and use cases
Describe Python classes, methods, functions, namespaces, and scopes
Describe the options for Python data manipulation and storage
Describe Python modules and packages, their uses, and their benefits
Explain how to manipulate user input in Python
Describe error and exception management in Python
Describe Python code debugging methods

Before taking this course, you should have:
Familiarity with Cisco IOSŪ-XE software or other Cisco network device configuration and operation skills
Basic network management knowledge
Cisco CCNA certification or equivalent knowledge

The following Cisco courses can help you gain the knowledge you need to prepare for this course:
Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for:
Network administrators
Network engineers with little or no programming or Python experience
Network managers
Systems engineers

Course Outline
Introducing Programmability and Python for Network Engineers
Scripting with Python
Examining Python Data Types
Manipulating Strings
Describing Conditionals, Loops, and Operators
Exploring Classes, Methods, Functions, Namespaces, and Scopes
Exploring Data Storage Options
Exploring Python Modules and Packages
Gathering and Validating User Input
Analyzing Exceptions and Error Management
Examining Debugging Methods
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