YAML Essentials

By Elle

Learn the basics of working with YAML.

1 hour
  • 15 Lessons
  • 1 Hands-On Lab

About the course

YAML Essentials gives even the absolute beginner in YAML the skills they need to craft documents using this popular data serialization language. Used across a variety of programs and languages for a vast array of reasons, YAML is a popular choice for data storage, configuration files, configuration management, and more. This course explores how to write a properly structured YAML file in both the human-readable block style and the JSON-compatible flow style.

  • Chapter 1 3 Lessons Welcome! 3:45

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    About the Course

    1:33

    About the Training Architect

    0:53
  • Chapter 2 3 Lessons YAML Overview 12:20

    What is YAML?

    6:22

    Syntax

    3:37

    YAML Styles

    2:21
  • Chapter 3 8 Lessons YAML Breakdown 1:19:16

    Mappings

    5:47

    Sequences

    5:37

    Scalars

    6:21

    Structures

    4:38

    Comments

    3:11

    Tags

    4:41

    Anchors

    4:01

    Structuring a YAML Playbook with Ansible

    45:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 4 1 Lesson Conclusion 1:07

    Final Thoughts and Next Steps

    1:07

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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