Python Automation Programming

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Explore Python and how Python can be used to create and manage automation in an IT environment.

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Python Automation Programming

  • identify how Python can be used to automate processes and operating system tasks
  • install Python 3 on Linux, Windows, and Mac
  • use the PIP Package Manager to manage Python packages on Windows 10
  • use variables and operators to manipulate strings and numbers
  • work with functions and loops to process data
  • use lists, tuples, and dictionaries in Python
  • create and run a basic Python script
  • perform file operations, like open, close, read, and write, on text-based files
  • manipulate CSV files within a Python script
  • process JSON files within a Python script
  • parse XML files within a Python script
  • use Python to scrape content from websites and report if a website is online
  • use the python-crontab module to manage cron jobs
  • create zipped backup files from within a Python script
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