Axon Programmer v2.2

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Develop a deep knowledge and understanding of the Axon programming language.

Learn about the Shell view and Code app, function syntax and the dot operator, reading and writing Folio and History data, Filter Expressions and De-Referencing, Lambda Functions and Folding Functions, error handling and Axon Components.

This is Axon in its pure form, taught to a high coding standard, using real Axon code to work through 200 interactive exercises and assessments.

No SkySpark installation, licence, or HVAC knowledge required.

Average rating
Digital eLearning
Course length
3 - 5 days (approx)
Content access
8 weeks
Designed for
SkySpark 3.0.29
CPD / CE hours
28 hours

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Course description

Axon Programmer will teach you the basic skills of using Axon as a pure scripting language. You will practise your Axon and write real functions with our bespoke Axon console.

As you progress through this digital course, you will need to pass module checkpoints, to ensure that key learning points, from our bespoke syllabus, have been understood before continuing further

Certification is awarded for successfully using real Axon code to pass the final course assessment, based on observed competency in the course objectives listed below.

Course objectives

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use core syntax, units, operations, Lists, and Dicts
  • Use top level funcs, default args, and the dot operator
  • Use variables and if statements
  • Read Folio with filter expressions and de-referencing
  • Use, parse, and format DateTime literals and time zones
  • Read and write data to the Folio history database
  • Manipulate Grids, Lists, and Dicts with lambdas
  • Commit / write to the Folio database
  • Handle errors

Demonstrate the knowledge and awareness of:

  • Relationship of SkySpark, Haystack, Fantom, and Axon
  • Basic error troubleshooting
  • How to read and write data with external sources
  • How and when to use Components

Course content

  • 11 Modules
  • 53 Topics
  • 193 Interactive questions
  • 2 Demo videos
  • 8 Achievements
  • 28 CPD / CE hours
  • 1 Certificate
  • FREE reference journal

Course Requirements

A general knowledge of programming is advised to be able to complete this course. No prior knowledge of SkySpark or Axon is required, however it is beneficial to have access to an installation of SkySpark to be able to look up further documentation. A login for the documentation on the SkyFoundry website would also be very useful.


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I went from not knowing the difference between a Dict
Reviewed on 11th June 2021
Interactive questions, structure and pace, using SkySpark / Axon

I went from not knowing the difference between a Dict and a Folio to being able to successfully navigate our SkySpark database and produce useful programs. I have the confidence and knowledge to solve real problems on actual data.

William D Sims (Georgia Tech)

It's fantastic when we hear how our training really helps people in the workplace. Thanks for the feedback William!

Emma (Fantom Factory)

Good course to learn the basics of Axon
Reviewed on 26th March 2021
Interactive questions, structure and pace, using SkySpark / Axon

Good course to learn the basics of Axon

Angel Oliver Tebar (Sistrol)

Thank you Angel, we appreciate the 5 star rating!

Emma (Fantom Factory)

Great course on basic programming skills
Reviewed on 21st March 2021
Interactive questions, structure and pace

Great course on basic programming skills, direct feedback on errors when doing the programming exercises


Thank you for the feedback Willem. Feedback is an important part of the learning cycle, hence a key component of our interactive exercises.

Emma (Fantom Factory)

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What exactly am I buying?

You are purchasing a unique Course Access Code which grants digital access for one individual on one eLearning course. Your Code is emailed to you immediately upon purchase.

You may purchase multiple codes and distribute them to others.

To use your Course Access Code, you will need to create an individual learning account on our training website. Don't worry, detailed instructions are provided upon purchase.

Who is this course for?

Programmers looking to gain a deeper understanding of the Axon Programming Language, without application to SkySpark.

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