Learning path

Automation Core Concepts

Skill Level
Fundamentals
Duration 13h
Updated Jun 13, 2023

About this learning path

The Automation Foundations learning path is designed to prepare infrastructure architects and engineers for the journey toward automation. Automation in practice includes a broad ecosystem of skills beyond the specific language or system chosen to automate or orchestrate. This learning path targets building that ecosystem of skills to ensure your automation journey is successful. The fundamental skills covered in this learning path include Linux operating system concepts, setting up your development environment, version control and collaboration features, formats for your data, and application programming interfaces. Each concept covered in this learning path is coupled with both content and hands-on exercises to solidify the knowledge.

Your instructors

World Wide Technology

Principal Solutions Architect

Prerequisites

  1. A real willingness to embark on an automation journey.

What you'll learn

  1. Functional Linux for automation engineers
  2. Setting up your Integrated Development Environment
  3. Version control and associated common collaboration features
  4. Common data formats including JSON, YAML, and XML
  5. Application Programming Interfaces
  6. Container Concepts
  1. 1. Linux Basics for Automation Engineers
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  2. 2. Development Environments
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  3. 3. Container Basics for Automation Engineers
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  4. 4. Version Control
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  5. 5. Data Encoding Formats
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  6. 6. Application Programming Interface (API) Fundamentals
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  7. 7. Conclusion
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