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Google Developer Essentials

Introductory 5 Steps 4 hours 19 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 and gain insights from data, and develop with pre-trained ML APIs to leverage machine learning event if you are not a Machine Learning expert.You will also experience seamless integration between various Google services and APIs to create intelligent apps.

Application Development

Prerequisites:

Recommended that students without prior Google Cloud Platform Experience take the GCP Essentials Quest as a prerequisite.

Quest Outline

Hands-On 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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warning Classify Images of Clouds in the Cloud with AutoML Vision

AutoML Vision 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 Stackdriver Custom Metrics

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

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