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

Detailed Course Outline

This class includes lecture sections and self-study sections. In instructor-led classes, lectures are delivered in real-time, either in person or via video conferencing. In e-learning courses, the lectures are on recorded videos. In both versions, you will need to review self-study sections on your own before taking the certification exam.

  • Lecture: Practicing Modern Software Development
  • Self-study: Describing Software Development Process
  • Self-study: Designing Software
  • Lecture: Introducing Network-Based APIs
  • Lecture: Consuming REST-Based APIs
  • Lecture: Employing Programmability on Cisco Platforms
  • Self-study: Introducing Cisco Platforms
  • Self-study: Describing IP Networks (ELT only)
  • Lecture: Relating Network and Applications
  • Lecture: Employing Model-Driven Programmability with YANG
  • Lecture: Deploying Applications
  • Lecture: Testing and Securing Applications
  • Lecture: Automating Infrastructure

Lab outline:

  • Parse API Data Formats with Python
  • Use Git for Version Control
  • Identify Software Architecture and Design Patterns on a Diagram
  • Implement Singleton Pattern and Abstraction-Based Method
  • Inspect HTTP Protocol Messages
  • Use Postman
  • Troubleshoot an HTTP Error Response
  • Utilize APIs with Python
  • Use the Cisco Controller APIs
  • Use the Cisco Webex Teams™ Collaboration API
  • Interpret a Basic Network Topology Diagram
  • Identify the Cause of Application Connectivity Issues
  • Perform Basic Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF) Operations
  • Use Cisco Software Development Kit (SDK) and Python for Automation Scripting
  • Utilize Bash Commands for Local Development
  • Construct a Python Unit Test
  • Interpret a Dockerfile
  • Utilize Docker Commands to Manage Local Developer Environment
  • Exploit Insufficient Parameter Sanitization
  • Construct Infrastructure Automation Workflow