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DEVCOR-Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs v1.0 Course

DEVCOR-Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs v1.0 Training Course


Course Description:

The DEVCOR-Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs v1.0 course is a 5-day course that is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco DevNet Professional certification and for professional-level network automation engineer roles. Students will learn how to implement network applications using Cisco platforms as a base, from initial software design to diverse system integration, as well as testing and deployment automation. The course provides students hands-on experience solving real world problems using Cisco Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and modern development tools.

This class helps students prepare to take the 350-901 Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs (DEVCOR) exam. By passing this exam, students will satisfy the core exam requirement toward Cisco Certified DevNet Professional, and they will earn the Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist Core certification.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Describing the architectural traits and patterns that improve application maintainability
  • Describing the architectural traits and patterns that improve application serviceability
  • Identifying steps to design and build a ChatOps application
  • Implementing robust Representational State Transfer (REST) API integrations with network error handling, pagination, and error flow control
  • Describing the necessary steps for securing user and system data in applications
  • Describing the necessary steps for securing applications
  • Identifying common tasks in automated application release process
  • Describing best practices for application deployment
  • Describing methodologies for designing distributed systems
  • Describing the concepts of infrastructure configuration management and device automation
  • Utilize Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data models to describe network configurations and telemetry
  • Comparing various relational and nonrelational database types and how to select the appropriate type based on requirements

Target Student:

This course is designed for anyone who performs or seeks to perform a developer role and has one or more years of hands-on experience developing and maintaining applications that are built on top of Cisco platforms.

This course covers specialized material about designing, developing, and debugging applications using Cisco APIs and platforms, and managing and deploying applications on Cisco infrastructure. To fully benefit from this course, students should have three to five years of experience designing and implementing applications that are built on top of Cisco platforms.

The course is appropriate for:

  • Network engineers expanding their skill-base to include software and automation
  • Developers expanding expertise in automation and DevOps
  • Solution architects moving to the Cisco ecosystem
  • Infrastructure developers designing hardened production environments

The job roles best suited to the material in this course are:

  • Senior network automation engineer
  • Senior software developer
  • Senior system integration programmer

Additional job roles that could find this course useful are:

  • Senior infrastructure architect
  • Senior network designer
  • Senior test development engineer

Students preparing for Cisco Certified DevNet Professional and Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist Core certification will also find this material useful.

Prerequisites:

Before taking this course, you should have:

  • Knowledge of program design and coding with focus on Python
  • Familiarity with Ethernet, TCP/IP, and Internet-related networking
  • Understanding the utilization of APIs
  • Understanding of software development and design methodologies
  • Hands-on experience with a programming language (specifically Python)

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Training Dates
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DEVCOR-Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs v1.0
Course Format: Online with Live Instructor
Class Date(s): 2/14/22 - 2/18/22
Course Fee : $4500


Course Syllabus

This class includes lecture sections and self-study sections. In instructor-led classes, lectures are delivered in real-time, either in person or via video conferencing. In e-learning courses, the lectures are on recorded videos. In both versions, you will need to review self-study sections on your own before taking the certification exam.

 

Section TitleLearning Mode
Designing for MaintainabilitySelf-study
Designing for ServiceabilitySelf-study
Implementing ChatOps ApplicationLecture
Describing Advanced REST API IntegrationLecture
Securing Application DataSelf-study
Securing Web and Mobile ApplicationsSelf-study
Automating Application-ReleaseLecture
Deploying ApplicationsLecture
Understanding Distributed SystemsLecture
Orchestrating Network and InfrastructureLecture
Modeling Data with YANGLecture
Using Relational and Non-Relational DatabasesSelf-study


Labs:
  • Construct Sequence Diagram
  • Construct Web Sequence Diagram
  • Use Cisco Webex Teams™ API to Enable ChatOps
  • Integrate Cisco Meraki™ API to List Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs) and Retrieve Location Data
  • Use Paginated REST API Endpoint
  • Utilize REST API Error Control Flow Techniques
  • Evaluate Application for Common Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Vulnerabilities
  • Resolve Merge Conflicts with Git
  • Diagnose Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) Pipeline Failures
  • Containerize Application Using Docker
  • Integrate Application into Existing CI/CD Environment
  • Diagnose Problems Using Application Logs
  • Configure Network Parameters Using Ansible and Puppet
  • Synchronize Firepower Device Configuration
  • Utilize RESTCONF for Network Configuration
  • Query Relational Database
  • Query Document Store
  • Query Time Series Database
  • Query Graph Database

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