Introduction to scripting in ACL Analytics (CPE) (ACL 106 V1 CPE)

1 - Basic → Analytics Foundations Program


Description

This course teaches you the basics of scripting in ACL Analytics, designed for beginner users with foundational knowledge of ACL Analytics. It’s perfect for users of ACL Analytics who want to learn the concepts and features needed to start scripting and take their analysis to the next level by automating processes, increasing efficiency, and unlocking advanced functionality.

Plus, when you pass the related CPE exam (with 70% or higher), you'll earn a handy 2 CPE credits.

This is the sixth course in the ACL Analytics Foundations Program:

  1. Basics of ACL Analytics (ACL 100)
  2. Filters, computed fields, & functions in ACL Analytics (ACL 102)
  3. Importing & preparing data in ACL Analytics (ACL 103)
  4. Analyzing data in ACL Analytics (ACL 104)
  5. Remediating issues & reporting results (ACL 105)
  6. Introduction to scripting in ACL Analytics (ACL 106)

Estimated Time: 2 hours Level: Basic CPE: 2.0 *After passing final exam

Content
  • CPE eligibility
  • Course outline
  • Navigating this course
  • Activity data files
  • Introduction to Scripting
  • Section 1 | Scripting Basics
  • 1 | Scripting basics
  • ACL Analytics Script syntax
  • Creating a basic filter script from the log
  • Creating & editing a basic script
  • Specifying settings using SET command
  • Scripting Excel imports
  • Section 2 | Scripting Computed Fields
  • 2 | Scripting computed fields
  • Creating unconditional computed fields
  • Creating conditional computed fields
  • Scripting with functions
  • Section 3 | Future-proofing & Readability
  • 3 | Future-proofing and readability
  • Working with variables
  • Increasing readability & commenting
  • Review & Course Evaluation
  • Quiz Overview - Scripting
  • Review Quiz - Intro to Scripting
  • Course evaluation
  • CPE Exam overview & next steps
  • Next steps
  • Additional Resources
Completion rules
  • You must complete 90.00% of the content
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever