Microsoft Azure Developer Associate Training (AZ-203)
Microsoft Azure Developer Associate (AZ-203) course is designed to help you prepare for the Developing Solutions for Azure exam, which is required to attain Azure Developer Badge (Associate-level). You will be able to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge on Azure development using IaaS, PaaS solutions, and related Storage, Security, and Integration Services.
Learning Objective: Get a brief overview on Microsoft Azure and its Infrastructure as a Service(IaaS) Compute Solutions. Learn how to plan for VM deployment and create VMs using Azure Portal, PowerShell, and C# code.
Overview of Microsoft Azure
Azure Virtual Machines
Using Azure SDKs
Provision VMs by using the Azure Portal, PowerShell, and code
Learning Objective: Learn how to create and use ARM templates for repeatable deployments and encrypt Azure VM disks.
Also, learn to use Azure Batch, which creates and manages a pool of compute nodes (VMs), installs the applications you want to run, and schedules jobs to run on the nodes.
ARM templates for Azure Virtual Machines
Azure Disk Encryption
Azure Batch Services
Deploy ARM templates for VM
Run a batch job by using Azure CLI, Azure portal and Code
Learning Objective: Build and run modern, portable, Microservices-based applications that benefit from Kubernetes orchestration and manage the availability of those application components.
Overview of Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Azure Container Registry
Create an Azure Managed Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster
Create container images for solutions
Publish an image to the Azure Container Registry
Run containers by using Azure Container Instance or AKS
Learning Objective: Use Azure App Service Web Apps for hosting web applications, REST APIs, and mobile back ends. Add more power to application by implementing security, load balancing, autoscaling, and automated management. Also, build engaging cross-platform and native apps using Azure App Service Mobile Apps.
Azure App Service core concepts
Azure App Service Web Apps
Azure App Service Mobile Apps
Registering apps for Push notifications
Creating App Service web apps by using Azure CLI, Azure Portal, and PowerShell
Creating continuous and triggered WebJobs
Pushing an app on to the Mobile App service
Registering apps for push notifications
Learning Objective: Learn how to create and document an Azure App Service API and implement Azure Functions, which is a solution for easily running small pieces of code or “functions” in the cloud.
Azure App Service API Apps
Azure Functions overview
Creating an APIM instance and a new API
Using Swashbuckle to create Swagger objects in ASP.NET Core
Creating functions, bindings, and triggers
Creating Durable functions
Learning Objective: Use Azure Table storage service, which stores structured NoSQL data in the cloud, providing a key/attribute store with a schema-less design. Also, learn how to use Azure Cosmos DB storage to manage containers and items, and create and update documents by using the code.
Azure Table storage overview
Authorization in Table storage
Table service REST API
Azure Cosmos DB overview
Managing containers and items
Perform Shared Key Authorization
Use the Azure Table storage REST service to manage data
Create, read, update, and delete data by using appropriate APIs
Creating and updating documents by using code
Learning Objective: Learn about Azure SQL Database, a managed service which is a general-purpose relational database that supports structures such as relational data, JSON, spatial, and XML.
Also learn about Azure Blob storage, which is Microsoft’s object storage solution for the cloud. Blob storage is optimized for storing massive amounts of unstructured data.
Azure SQL overview
Database operations (CRUD)
Azure Blob storage overview
Working with Azure Blob storage
Blob Leasing in Azure
Create, read, update, and delete database tables by using code
Set and retrieve Blob storage properties and metadata
Replicate and copy Blobs
Implement Blob Leasing on Portal
Learning Objective: Learn about Microsoft identity platform, which is an evolution of the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) identity service and developer platform. It allows developers to build applications that sign in all Microsoft identities, get tokens to call Microsoft Graph, other Microsoft APIs, or APIs that developers have built. Also, learn about Claims-based and Role-based access control.
Microsoft identity platform
Azure Key Vault
Role-based access control (RBAC) authorization
Implementing OAuth2 authentication in the solutions
Using Azure Key Vault to store and retrieve authentication information
Implementing multi-factor authentication
Implementing Claims-based authorization
Manage access to resources using RBAC through the REST API
Learning Objective: This module covers securing data at rest and during transmission. You will also learn how to leverage Azure Cache for Redis and Azure CDNs to deliver assets to users more quickly.
Azure confidential computing
Managing cryptographic keys in Azure Key Vault
Azure Cache for Redis
Develop for storage on CDNs
Encrypting data with Transparent Data Encryption
Managing and utilizing encryption keys by using the Azure key Vault
Configuring and interacting with Azure Redis Cache
Managing Azure CDN
Learning Objective: This module covers adding code to your app to send the data to Azure Monitor, which is the central service that includes all the tools you need to monitor and optimize your solution. This module also covers how applications scale and how to handle troubleshooting.
Overview of Azure Monitor
Autoscale patterns and best practices
Handling transient faults
Adding default code to web pages, console apps, and Windows desktop apps to support telemetry
Using dashboards and other tools to monitor and troubleshoot their app
Implementing code that addresses singleton application instances
Implementing code that handles transient faults
Learning Objective: This module provides an overview on Logic Apps and API Management. In this module, you will also learn how to integrate Azure Search (Search-as-a-Service).
Azure Logic Apps overview
Custom connectors for Logic Apps
Custom templates for Logic Apps
Azure Search service
Introduction to the API Management service
Define API policies
Creating Logic Apps by using Visual Studio
Creating an Azure Search index
Importing searchable data
Querying the Azure Search index
Creating an APIM instance
Configuring authentication for APIs
Defining policies for APIs
Learning Objective: Develop event-based solutions in Azure by integrating Azure Event Grid, Event Hubs, and Notification Hubs in your applications. Also, learn about the Microsoft Azure Service Bus, which is a fully managed enterprise integration message broker.
Azure Event Grid
Azure Event Hubs
Azure Notification Hubs
Azure Service Bus
Azure Queue Storage queues
Create and integrate Event Grid, Event Hubs and Notification Hubs
Create and integrate Azure Service Bus
Implement Azure Queue Storage queues