Business Automation with Python: Getting Started

Business Automation with Python: Getting Started
Business Automation with Python: Getting Started
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Python is a dynamic language that effortlessly allows you to perform impressive feats of automation. If you’ve ever spent hours doing repetitive tasks, you’ll love this topic, as it will teach you how the computer can do the work for you.

If you’ve ever spent hours renaming, copying, moving files or extracting data from PDFs, and entering data into systems like Salesforce, you know how tedious tasks like these can be. But what if you could have your computer do these activities for you? In this course, you’ll learn how to use Python to write programs that do in minutes what would take you hours to do manually. This course teaches you everything you need to know in order to work with files, read, extract and combine data from PDF files. You’ll also learn how to fill in online forms automatically, with the data gathered from PDF files. Step-by-step instructions walk you through each of the Python scripts that perform these tasks, so you can spend less time doing tedious tasks, and more time doing other things. By the end of this course, you will have gained fundamental know-how on how to use Python to automate business processes that will change your way of working forever.

Table of Contents

Course Overview
1 Course Overview

File Automation Tasks
2 Introduction
3 Overview
4 What is Business Automation
5 What is File Handling Automation
6 File Handling Basics
7 Checking Files and Listing Folder Contents
8 Reading andֲ Writingֲ Files
9 Saving Variables
10 Demo – Reading and Writing a Config File
11 Copying Movingֲ and Deleting Files
12 Walking a Directory Tree
13 Demo – Inspecting aֲ Directoryֲ Structure
14 Working and Syncing with FTP
15 Handling Zip Archives
16 Demo – Configurable Backup Script
17 Summary

PDF Data Extraction Automation
18 Introduction
19 Overview
20 Types of PDF Files
21 PDF File Handling Basics
22 Manipulating Pages in PDF Files
23 Demo – Extracting Text and Combining PDFs
24 Extractֲ Fields fromֲ Form-based PDF Files
25 Demo – Extracting Fields
26 Summary

Salesforce Data Entry Automation
27 Introduction
28 Overview
29 Automation with Python and Salesforce
30 Demo – Salesforce Opportunity Web Form
31 Demo – Form-based PDF for a Salesforce Opportunity
32 Demo – Browser Script for Automatic Data Entry
33 Summary