DEVASC Python – Working with Data Types Raw Text / JSON / XML / YAML, tons of MUST KNOW details for DEVASC exam day! Deep Dive!

I feel I should warn up front, this is a very long, detailed post filled with things that will appears on the DEVASC exam questions - Do not miss these easy points! All cute stuff aside lets get right into more Python - Working with Data Types Python is able to use its native language … Continue reading DEVASC Python – Working with Data Types Raw Text / JSON / XML / YAML, tons of MUST KNOW details for DEVASC exam day! Deep Dive!

Parsing Data Formats (XML / JSON / YAML) using Python 3 – A little patch work but found some good demo’s!

One big note on this - It will need some updating at least in the YAML section as my training material I currently use teaches in Python 2, which a Cisco Instructor for DevNet has confirmed that DevNet exams will focus on Python 3. So this article will need a bit of polishing up, but … Continue reading Parsing Data Formats (XML / JSON / YAML) using Python 3 – A little patch work but found some good demo’s!

DevNet Data Formats XML, JSON, and YAML in review, and what to expect on exam day / what you will want to know!

Above is a screen snip of the properly formatted data formats from previous posts (Let me start by saying I have never taken or heard anything about the Cisco DevNet exam that was not presented on DevNet Day 2020 in June) In the real world I know there are templates in open GIT Repositories for … Continue reading DevNet Data Formats XML, JSON, and YAML in review, and what to expect on exam day / what you will want to know!

XML – Proper formatting, components explained via IOS config and small “Awesome Food” Data File, and XML DOM (Document Object Model) review!

Above is an example of "sh run | format" XML output from R1 from my Auto Lab! In every Cisco IOS device "sh run" output comes in the format of ASCII by default for human readability (thank you Cisco), however its native "computer readable" format is XML which is shown in the above graphic which … Continue reading XML – Proper formatting, components explained via IOS config and small “Awesome Food” Data File, and XML DOM (Document Object Model) review!

ENAUTO – NETCONF Intro, Lots of SNMP Comparisons to NETCONF operation, lots of good info for exam day and beyond!

This is a logical look at how the NETCONF Protocol is made up, I will get into defining some portions of this below, but wanted to give a visual look at how NETCONFIG is structured as a Protocol. Now for a quick overview, unfortunately this does draw a bunch of comparison again to SNMP, however … Continue reading ENAUTO – NETCONF Intro, Lots of SNMP Comparisons to NETCONF operation, lots of good info for exam day and beyond!