Microsoft 70-487: Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services

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Course Details

This course will help students prepare for Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services certification. The 70-487 Certification is intended for developers with 3 to 5 years experience in web services development and a minimum of one year in Web API and Azure Solutions experience.

This course includes the following features:

  • Instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations to develop your skills based on real world scenarios.
  • Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.
  • Flash Cards and Education Games are also provided throughout the course.
  • Practice exams prepare you for your exams. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared if you are taking a certification exam.
  • You can also interact and collaborate with other students through our forums, student contributions and announcement features.
Who should complete this course?

The course is suited to the following IT roles: Web Developers, Cloud Infrastructure Engineers, Cloud Architects, Technical Solutions Professionals, Software Engineers, Application Developers, Web Deployment Specialists, and Mobile Developers.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • You must have 3 to 5 years experience in web services development and a minimum of one year in Web API and Azure Solutions experience.
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Topics covered in this Course

Module 1: Accessing Data

  • Introduction To 70­487 Developing Microsoft Azure And Web Services
  • Overview Of Service And Cloud Technologies
  • Accessing Data Using ADO.NET­
  • Accessing Data From Web Service
  • SQL Server Database In Azure
  • Read And Write XML Data
  • Implementing Azure Storage
  • Managing Azure PowerShell
  • WCF Data Services­

Module 2: Designing and Implementing WCF Services

  • Create WCF Service And Client From Scratch­
  • WCF Configuration Settings­
  • WCF And Azure SQL Database­
  • WCF Services And Azure Review

Module 3: Querying and Manipulating Data Using Entity Framework

  • Design And Implement An ERD
  • LINQ
  • Introduction To Lambda Expressions
  • Introduction To Entity SQL
  • Profiling Queries Created By Entity Framework
  • Query Projections and Navigation Properties
  • Bringing It All Together­
  • Using Entity Framework From Scratch
  • Entity Framework Review

Module 4: Creating and Consuming Web API Based Services

  • Web API App
  • Web API Using Standard Conventions
  • Debugging Our Web API App
  • Getting Data From Database In Web API App
  • Web API Standards
  • Simple Web API CRUD App
  • Web API Example In Depth
  • Summarizing Web API

Module 5: Deploying Web Applications and Services

  • Introduction To Application Deployment Strategies­
  • Deploying Web Applications To IIS and Azure
  • Deployment Considerations and Design

Module 6: Course Review

  • Accessing Data
  • Web Front End Options
  • Course Conclusion
Assessment
  • Following successful completion of the course you will receive a Certificate in Microsoft Azure and Web Services from CMIT.
  • You may optionally take exams to receive Microsoft Azure and Web Services certification. This is assessed through multiple choice exam (70-487). Exam fees are not included in the course price.
Technical Requirements
  • Broadband internet connection of at least 10Mbps.
  • Browser – we recommend Chrome or Safari for Tablet or Apple Mac; and Firefox or Internet Explorer for PC hardware.
  • Operating System – PC (Windows 7 or later), Mac or Android.
Accreditation
  • Following successful completion of the course you will receive a Certificate in Microsoft Azure and Web Services from CMIT.
  • You may optionally take exams to receive Microsoft Azure and Web Services certification. This is assessed through multiple choice exam (70-487). Exam fees are not included in the course price.
  • This programme does not lead to an award in the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
  • Click here for Accreditation Details
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