What you’ll learn
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Describe the architectural traits and patterns that improve application maintainability
Describe the architectural traits and patterns that improve application serviceability
Identify steps to design and build a ChatOps application
Implement robust Representational State Transfer (REST) API integrations with network error handling, pagination, and error flow control
Describe the necessary steps for securing user and system data in applications
Describe the necessary steps for securing applications
Identify common tasks in automated application release process
Describe best practices for application deployment
Describe methodologies for designing distributed systems
Describe the concepts of infrastructure configuration management and device automation
Utilise Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data models to describe network configurations and telemetry
Compare various relational and nonrelational database types and how to select the appropriate type based on requirements
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Who is the course for?
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 specialised 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, you 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:
Students preparing for Cisco Certified DevNet Professional and Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist – Core certification will also find this material useful.
We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please contact us on 1800 853 276.
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.
Designing for Maintainability *
Designing for Serviceability *
Implementing ChatOps Application
Describing Advanced REST API Integration
Securing Application Data *
Securing Web and Mobile Applications *
Understanding Distributed Systems
Orchestrating Network and Infrastructure
Modelling Data with YANG
Using Relational and Non-Relational Databases *
* This section is self-study material that can be done at your own pace after the instructor-led portion of the course.
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
Utilise 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
Containerise Application Using Docker
Integrate Application into Existing CI/CD Environment
Diagnose Problems Using Application Logs
Configure Network Parameters Using Ansible and Puppet
Synchronise Firepower Device Configuration
Utilise RESTCONF for Network Configuration
Query Relational Database
Query Document Store
Query Time Series Database
Query Graph Database
There are no formal prerequisites for Cisco Certified DevNet Associate certification, but you should make sure to have a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.
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
Understand the utilisation of APIs
Understanding of software development and design methodologies
Hands-on experience with a programming language (specifically Python)
This course has pre-reading or other preparation requirements which should be completed before you commence your course with us.
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