Azure Developer Core Solutions (AZ-200)

Duration:

5 Days

Course Overview:

This course prepares you for Microsoft’s Azure Developer certification exam AZ-200: Develop Core Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions. This course is designed for developers who already know how to code in at least one of the Azure-supported languages.

The coursework covers Azure architecture, design and connectivity patterns, choosing the right storage solution for your development needs, developing solutions leveraging Azure Storage options including: Cosmos DB, Azure Storage tables, file storage, Blob, relations databases and caching and content delivery networks, creating App Service Web Apps; notification and offline sync for mobile apps; Service Fabric; serverless Azure Functions; managing bulk operations through the Batch Service API; Azure Kubernetes Service; and Azure Media Services, authentication work in Azure, and how to implement secure data solutions with:  encryption; Azure Key Vault; and SSL and TLS communications.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Learn common Azure application design and connectivity patterns
  • Measuring and planning throughput, and data access structure
  • Learn about Azure networking topologies
  • Connect to storage in Azure
  • Design and implement policies to Tables
  • Create, read, update, and delete tables by using code
  • Develop for Azure Redis cache and content delivery networks
  • Develop solutions that use blob storage
  • Create an Azure app service web app by using Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools
  • Create documentation for the API by using open source and other tools
  • Add push notifications and enable offline sync for mobile apps
  • Develop stateful and stateless apps on Service Fabric
  • Create Azure functions including bindings and triggers
  • Define and run scheduled bulk operations
  • Create an Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS) cluster using Azure CLI and Azure Portal
  • Develop media solutions that use AI services
  • Learn about the different authentication options, including multi-factor, available in Azure and how they operate
  • Learn about implementing access control in your solution including claims- and role-based authorization
  • Implement secure data solutions by using encryption, Azure confidential computing, and SSL/TLS communications
  • Manage cryptographic keys in Azure Key Vault

Course Outline:

Select the Appropriate Azure Technology Development Solution

Module 1: Select an appropriate compute solution

Lessons

  • Take advantage of appropriate design and connectivity patterns

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn common Azure application design and connectivity patterns

Module 2: Design for hybrid technologies

Lessons

  • Virtual networking
  • Hybrid networking

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Measuring and planning throughput, and data access structure

Module 3: Select an appropriate storage solution

Lessons

  • Address durability of data
  • Caching

Develop for Azure Storage

Module 1: Develop solutions that use Azure Storage tables

Lessons

  • Connect to Azure Storage
  • Design and Implement Storage tables
  • Query a table by using code

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Connect to storage in Azure
  • Design and implement policies to Tables

Module 2: Develop solutions that use Azure Cosmos DB storage Azure Cosmos DB

Lessons

  • Choose the appropriate API for Cosmos DB storage
  • Manage containers and items in Cosmos DB storage
  • Create, read, update, and delete documents in Azure Cosmos DB by using code

Module 3: Develop solutions that use file storage

Lessons

  • Implement file shares for an Azure storage account
  • Migrating content to and between file shares

Module 4: Develop solutions that use a relational database

Lessons

  • Create, read, update, and delete database tables by using code
  • Implement SQL Dynamic Data Masking

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create, read, update, and delete tables by using code

Module 5: Develop solutions that use Microsoft Azure Blob storage

Lessons

  • Create a Shared Access Signature for a blob
  • Asynchronously move items in Blob storage between containers
  • Set Blob storage container properties in metadata

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Develop solutions that use blob storage

Module 6: Develop for caching and content delivery solutions

Lessons

  • Azure Redis Cache
  • Develop for storage on CDNs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Develop for Azure Redis cache and content delivery networks

Develop Azure Platform as a Server Solutions

Module 1: Creating App Service Web Apps

Lessons

  • Introduction to Web Apps
  • Using shell commands to create App Service Web Apps
  • Creating background tasks using WebJobs in Azure App Service
  • Using Swagger to document an API

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create an Azure app service web app by using Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools
  • Create documentation for the API by using open source and other tools

Module 2: Creating mobile apps

Lessons

  • Getting started with mobile apps in App Service
  • Enabling push notifications for your app
  • Enabling offline sync for your app

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Add push notifications and enable offline sync for mobile apps

Module 3: Creating an app service Logic App

Lessons

  • Overview of Azure Logic Apps
  • Creating a Logic App
  • Creating custom connectors for Logic Apps
  • Creating a custom template for a Logic App

Module 4: Creating an app or service that runs on Service Fabric

Lessons

  • Understanding Azure Service Fabric
  • Creating a Reliable Service
  • Creating a Reliable Actors app
  • Working with Reliable Collections

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Develop stateful and stateless apps on Service Fabric

Module 5: Creating Azure Functions

Lessons

  • Azure Functions overview
  • Develop Azure Functions using Visual Studio
  • Triggers and bindings

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create Azure functions including bindings and triggers

Module 6: Scheduling bulk operations

Lessons

  • Azure Batch overview
  • Running Batch jobs
  • Using the .NET Batch Management client library

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Define and run scheduled bulk operations

Module 7: Create solutions that use Azure Kubernetes Service

Lessons

  • Creating an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster
  • Azure Container Registry
  • Azure Contaner Instances

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create an Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS) cluster using Azure CLI and Azure Portal

Module 8: Developing apps for Azure Media Services

Lessons

  • Introduction to Azure Media Services
  • Azure Media Services v3 concepts
  • Upload, encode, and stream with .NET
  • Analyze your video with .NET

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Develop media solutions that use AI services

Implement Security in Azure Development Solutions

Module 1: Implementing authentication

Lessons

  • Implement authentication in applications
  • Implement multi-factor authentication

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn about the different authentication options, including multi-factor, available in Azure and how they operate

Module 2: Implementing access control

Lessons

  • Claims-based authorization
  • Role-based access control (RBAC) authorization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn about implementing access control in your solution including claims- and role-based authorization

Module 3: Implementing secure data solutions

Lessons

  • Encryption options
  • End-to-end encryption
  • Implement Azure confidential computing
  • Manage cryptographic keys in Azure Key Vault

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement secure data solutions by using encryption, Azure confidential computing, and SSL/TLS communications