Developing Applications and Automating Workflows using Cisco Core Platforms (DEVASC)

 

Who should attend

The course is appropriate for software developers, application developers, and network engineers who want to expand their skill base and validate their skills in programmability, software, and automation. Students preparing for Cisco Certified DevNet Associate certification will also find this material useful.

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

  • Network automation engineer
  • Software developer
  • System integration programmer

Additional job roles that might be interested:

  • Infrastructure architect
  • Network designer

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

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.

And before taking this course, you should have:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Hands-on experience with a programming language (specifically Python)

Cisco learning resources that can help you prepare:

  • Explore the DevNet Certification area for specific topics and labs related to this course and certification: https://developer.cisco.com/certification/

Course Objectives

  • Describe the importance of APIs and use of version control tools in modern software development
  • Describe common processes and practices used in software development
  • Describe options for organizing and constructing modular software
  • Describe HTTP concepts and how they apply to network-based APIs
  • Apply Representational State Transfer (REST) concepts to integration with HTTP-based APIs
  • Describe Cisco platforms and their capabilities
  • Describe programmability features of different Cisco platforms
  • Describe basic networking concepts and interpret simple network topology
  • Describe interaction of applications with the network and tools used for troubleshooting issues
  • Apply concepts of model-driven programmability to automate common tasks with Python scripts
  • Identify common application deployment models and components in the development pipeline
  • Describe common security concerns and types of tests, and utilize containerization for local development
  • Utilize tools to automate infrastructure through scripting and model-driven programmability

Course Content

The Developing Applications and Automating Workflows using Cisco Core Platforms (DEVASC) course is designed to help you prepare for the Cisco DevNet Associate certification and for associate-level network automation engineer roles. the focus of this course is implementation of basic network applications using Cisco platforms as a base, as well as implementing automation workflows across network, security, collaboration and computing infrastructure. the course provides hands-on experience solving real world problems using Cisco Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and modern development tools. 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 will help you:

  • Take advantage of the network when you implement applications to fulfill business needs
  • Gain a foundation in the essentials of applications, automation, and Cisco platforms
  • Prepare for the 200-901 DEVASC exam, which earns Cisco Certified DevNet Associate certification
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price
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Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price
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  • Cisco Learning Credits: 45 CLC
 
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