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You want to automate, but as a networking professional, you are a CLI jockey through and through. You think in terms of conf t, show ip int brief and show ip bgp summary. To you, code is hieroglyphics -- hieroglyphics without a Rosetta Stone. Data types, lists, and dictionaries -- what on earth are they for?
The to-do list for a networking pro keeps growing, but often with the same boring tasks, like switchport access vlan. Wouldn't it be nice to automate some of these tasks? But where do you begin, and how do you get started with programming?
In this workshop, instructor Kirk Byers will cover the basics of Python. He'll give attendees a toehold into programming from a network engineer's perspective.
Topics will include:
Why Python is a good programming language for network engineers
The basic structure and main characteristics of the language
Some of Python's main data types
Using various flow control structures
Interacting with files
Specific libraries relevant to network engineers
How to start writing reusable code
All topics will be presented in a context that is relevant to networking professionals.
Who should attend:
Network and system engineers who are interested in learning Python to increase the amount of automation in their environments should attend this workshop. Some basic familiarity with programming is helpful, but not required. This is a beginner course. If you are already very well versed in Python or other programming languages, it's too basic for you.
Title: Director, On-Board Applications Company: John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group
Welcome! You can use the Session Scheduler tool to browse sessions and build a custom event schedule. Once you've saved your personal schedule, you can access it from the free Interop Mobile app. Note: use the same login/password on the Mobile app that you set up on this web site.
Step 1. Create an account. Use the "Create Account" button at the top of the right-hand corner.
Step 2. Choose a view. Select either the "List" or the "Grid" icon. (It's the same data, just a different view of the sessions.)
Step 3. Choose your sessions. Click the "Add" or "Remove" button next to each session to add it to, or remove it from, your personalized schedule.
Step 4. Review your schedule. Push the "My Schedule" button in the left column to view your selected sessions.