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Command Line Automation in Python

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There are certain skills that will stay with you your entire life. One of those skills is learning to automate things. There is a motto for automation that gets straight to the point, "If it isn't's broken". In this course, you learn to adopt this mindset. In one of the many examples, you will create automation code that will traverse a filesystem, find files that match a pattern, and then detect which files are duplicates. Following the course, you will be able to automate many common file system tasks and be able to manage and communicate with Unix processes.
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    IPython shell commands


    Learn to use powerful IPython shell commands that will enhance your day to day coding. These commands include SList objects that can sort and filter shell output all from the comfort of the IPython terminal.

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    Learn the Python interpreter
    50 xp
    Execute Python commands
    100 xp
    Execute IPython shell commands
    100 xp
    Capture IPython Shell output
    50 xp
    Using Bash Magic command
    100 xp
    Using the ! operator in IPython
    100 xp
    Automate with SList
    50 xp
    Use SList fields to parse shell output
    100 xp
    Find Python files using SLIST grep
    100 xp
    Using SList to grep
    100 xp


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