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Hands-on workshop: Develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solutions 5/9

May 09, 2019 | 11:00 AM8:00 PM

Create & manage Azure App Service resources, integrate push & offline sync in their mobile apps, how to document an API, create & test Azure Functions


About this course: In this course will gain the knowledge and skills needed to implement Azure Platform as a Service feature and services in their development solutions. Students will learn how to create and manage Azure App Service resources, integrate push and offline sync in their mobile apps, and how to document an API. Students will also learn how to create and test Azure Functions.

Audience profile: Students in this course are interested in Azure development or in passing the Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certification exam. Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of Azure.

Module 1 - Create App Service web apps: Azure App Service Web Apps (or just Web Apps) is a service for hosting web applications, REST APIs, and mobile back ends. Web Apps not only adds the power of Microsoft Azure to your application, such as security, load balancing, autoscaling, and automated management.

1. Azure App Service core concepts
2. Creating an Azure App Service web
3. Creating background tasks by using WebJobs in Azure App Service

After completing this module, students will be able to:
1. Understand App Service core concepts and capabilities
2. Know how to create App Service web apps by using Azure CLI, Azure Portal, and PowerShell
3. Be able to create continuous and triggered WebJobs

Module 2 - Creating Azure App Service mobile apps: The Mobile Apps feature of Azure App Service gives enterprise developers and system integrators a mobile-application development platform that's highly scalable and globally available.

Lessons :
1. Getting started with mobile apps in App Service
2. Enable push notifications for your app
3. Enable offline sync for your app

After completing this module, students will be able to:
1. Push their app on to the Mobile App service
2. How to register apps for push notifications

Module 3 - Create Azure App Service API apps: This module covers how to create and document an Azure App Service API.

1. Creating APIs
2. Using Swagger to document an API

After completing this module, students will be able to:
1. Know how to create an APIM instance and create a new API
2. Know how to use Swashbuckle to create Swagger objects in ASP.NET Core

Module 4 - Implement Azure Functions: Azure Functions is a solution for easily running small pieces of code, or "functions," in the cloud. You can write just the code you need for the problem at hand, without worrying about a whole application or the infrastructure to run it.

1. Azure Functions overview
2. Develop Azure Functions using Visual Studio
3. Implement durable functions

After completing this module, students will be able to: 
1. Understand the core features and functionality of Azure Functions
2. Be able to create functions, bindings, and triggers
3. Know common patters for Durable Functions and be able to create them

**MANDATORY: This is a hands-on workshop & you must bring your own device to get the most out of this day. The labs are accessed virtually.

Here are the device requirements:
1. Supported Browsers: Microsoft Edge, Chrome v16 +, Safari v9 +, Opera v52 +
2. Please note: Internet Explorer is NOT supported!
3. Internet Connectivity: Laptops with wifi enabled is required for accessing labs


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