Programming for Network Engineers

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USD 500 excl. VAT

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Before taking this course, you should have:
• Familiarity with Cisco IOS®-XE software or other Cisco
network device configuration and operation skills
• Basic network management knowledge

• Cisco CCNA® certification or equivalent knowledge
The following Cisco course may help you meet these prerequisites:
• Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)


What you’ll learn in this course

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.


Course Objectives

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

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
• Course Summary

Further information

If you would like to know more about this course please contact us