Google Cloud Skills Boost

Google Developer Essentials

5 hours Introductory universal_currency_alt 13 Credits
This introductory-level quest shows application developers how the Google Cloud ecosystem could help them build secure, scalable, and intelligent cloud native applications. You learn how to develop and scale applications without setting up infrastructure, run data analytics, gain insights from data, and develop with pre-trained ML APIs to leverage machine learning even if you are not a Machine Learning expert. You will also experience seamless integration between various Google services and APIs to create intelligent apps.
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  • Lab

    Weather Data in BigQuery

    In this lab you analyze historical weather observations using BigQuery and use weather data in conjunction with other datasets. This lab is part of a series of labs on processing scientific data.

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    Classify Images of Clouds in the Cloud with AutoML Images

    AutoML Images helps developers with limited ML expertise train high quality image recognition models. In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to train a custom model to recognize different types of clouds (cumulus, cumulonimbus, etc.).

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    Entity and Sentiment Analysis with the Natural Language API

    The Cloud Natural Language API lets you extract entities, and perform sentiment and syntactic analysis on a block of text. In this hands-on lab you’ll learn how to extract entities and sentiment from text using the Cloud Natural Language API.

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    Google Assistant: Build a Restaurant Locator with the Places API

    In this lab you will build an Assistant application that takes in a user's location and preferences and passes them to the Places API via a Cloud Function to generate the ideal spot to eat.

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    App Engine: Qwik Start - Java

    This hands-on lab shows you how to create a small App Engine application that displays a short message. Watch the short video Build Apps at Scale with Google App Engine.

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    App Engine: Qwik Start - Python

    This hands-on lab shows you how to create a small App Engine application that displays a short message. Watch the short video Build Apps at Scale with Google App Engine.

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    Autoscaling an Instance Group with Custom Cloud Monitoring Metrics

    This lab describes how to deploy an autoscaling Compute Engine instance group that is automatically scaled using a custom Cloud monitoring metric

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    Quest Info
    Prerequisites
    Recommended that students without prior Google Cloud Platform experience take the Google Cloud Essentials Quest as a prerequisite.
    Available languages
    English, français, español (Latinoamérica), 日本語, português (Brasil), and Deutsch
    What do I do when I finish this quest?
    After finishing this quest, you can explore additional content in your learning path or browse the learning catalog.
    What badges can I earn?
    Upon finishing a quest, you will earn a badge of completion. Some quests test your ability to apply your knowledge via a final assessment challenge lab. For these quests, you will receive a skill badge. Badges can be viewed on your profile and shared with your social network.