AZ-204 Developing for Microsoft Azure Exam Prep

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Uncover the latest techniques to create, deploy, and maintain cloud-based applications on Microsoft Azure and learn the secrets to pass the Microsoft Azure-204 exam

About This Video

  • Become familiar with the Microsoft AZ-204 exam pattern with the help of practice tests
  • Get to grips with Azure?s virtual machines, applications, and services
  • Discover the role of containers in developing solutions for Azure

In Detail

Cloud-hosting has changed the way all applications are developed. From websites to web applications, mobile applications, and traditional back-end applications, the rapid adoption of the cloud has touched everything. This course will make you familiar with the development and deployment of cloud applications and services and will prepare you to pass the Microsoft Azure 204 exam.

The course starts by giving you an overview of the Azure developer exam and takes you through the process of setting up the environment. Next, you will learn how to create virtual machines and become familiar with Azure App Service. Moving ahead, you will work with containers, Function Apps , and Azure storage accounts. Next, you will cover the database concepts that will help you to connect your applications to a secure and reliable database. Later, you will scale applications and services manually and automatically and create caching and content delivery networks. Next, you will lean to monitor virtual machines and Function Apps and learn the process of consuming Azure services. Towards the end, you will work on Azure application messaging and take a practice test to consolidate your learning.

By the end of this course, you will have gained all the knowledge you need to pass the Microsoft AZ-204 exam and the skills to design, build, test, and maintain cloud applications and services on Microsoft Azure.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : AZ-204 Course Welcome
    1. Overview of the Azure Developer Exam
    2. Why is Cloud Computing Cool?
    3. Installing PowerShell
  2. Chapter 2 : AZ-204 Virtual Machines (VMs)
    1. AZ-204 Course - Starting Tips
    2. What is a Virtual Machine (VM)?
    3. Creating Your First Virtual Machine (VM) – Part 1
    4. Creating a Virtual Machine (VM) – Part 2
    5. Connecting to a Virtual Machine (VM) Using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
    6. Adding a Web Role to a Windows Server
    7. Virtual Machines (VM) for Developers
    8. Downloading an Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Template
    9. DEMO: Creating a Virtual Machine (VM) in PowerShell
    10. DEMO: Creating a Virtual Machine (VM) in Command Line Interface (CLI)
  3. Chapter 3 : AZ-204 Azure App Service
    1. Introduction to AZ-204 Azure App Service
    2. AZ-204 Azure Application Service Plans
    3. Creating a Web Application
    4. Deploying a Web Application
    5. Creating WebJobs
    6. Deployment Slots
    7. Enabling Diagnostic Logs
    8. DEMO: Creating a Web Application in PowerShell
    9. DEMO: Creating a Web Application in Command Line Interface (CLI)
    10. DEMO: A Look at the AZ webapp up Command
    11. The WebApp Console
  4. Chapter 4 : AZ-204 Containers
    1. Introduction to Containers
    2. Installing Docker for Windows
    3. Publishing to the Azure Container Registry
    4. Azure Container Instances
    5. WebApp Containers
  5. Chapter 5 : AZ-204 Function App
    1. Introduction to Function App
    2. Durable Functions
    3. Visual Studio and Functions
    4. INSTRUCTIONS: Using Microsoft Learn Exercises and Sandboxes
  6. Chapter 6 : AZ-204 Azure Storage Accounts
    1. Overview of Azure Storage Options
    2. Creating an Azure Storage Account
    3. Creating a Blob Container
    4. Access Keys and Shared Access Signatures
  7. Chapter 7 : AZ-204 Cosmos Database (DB)
    1. Introduction to Cosmos Database (DB)
    2. Creating a Cosmos Database (DB) Collection
    3. Developing for Cosmos Database (DB)
    4. Setting Data Consistency Options
    5. Cosmos Database (DB) To-do Application Code, Line by Line
  8. Chapter 8 : AZ-204 Structured Query Language (SQL) Database
    1. Relational Database Storage
    2. Creating a Structured Query Language (SQL) Database
    3. Testing a Structured Query Language (SQL) Database
    4. Setting up Geo-Replication
    5. Updating the Structured Query Language (SQL) Database Firewall
    6. Structured Query Language (SQL) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
    7. Inserting Data in the Azure Structured Query Language (SQL) Database
    8. Structured Query Language (SQL) Database To-do Application Code, Line by Line
  9. Chapter 9 : AZ-204 Blob Containers
    1. Creating a Blob Container
    2. Copying Files with AzCopy
    3. Acquiring and Breaking Leases
    4. Storage Access Tiers
  10. Chapter 10 : AZ-204 Azure Authentication
    1. Introduction to Azure Active Directory (AD)
    2. Creating Your First Azure Active Directory (AD)
    3. Accessing Azure Active Directory (AD) Using Code
    4. Building and Publishing the Azure Active Directory (AD) Application
    5. Registering an Application with Azure Active Directory (AD)
    6. Creating a Test User and Testing the Application
    7. A Peek at the Code
    8. Multi-factor Authentication
  11. Chapter 11 : AZ-204 Azure Access Control
    1. Role-based Access Control (RBAC)
    2. Using Shared Access Signatures (SAS)
  12. Chapter 12 : AZ-204 Secure Data
    1. Data Encryption and Storage Accounts
    2. Data Encryption and Structured Query Language (SQL) Databases
    3. Azure Key Vault
  13. Chapter 13 : AZ-204 Scaling Applications and Services
    1. Manual Scaling of Azure App Service
    2. Automatic Scaling of Azure App Service
    3. Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    4. Scaling a Single Virtual Machine
    5. Handling Transient Faults and Registering an Application with Azure Active Directory (AD)
  14. Chapter 14 : Caching and Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
    1. Introduction to Redis Caching
    2. Reading and Writing to Redis in .NET
    3. Creating a Content Delivery Network (CDN) Profile
    4. Creating a Content Delivery Network (CDN) Endpoint
    5. Using a Content Delivery Network (CDN) in Your Application
  15. Chapter 15 : Monitoring and Logging
    1. Virtual Machine Logging
    2. Function App Logging
    3. Azure Monitor
  16. Chapter 16 : Consuming Azure Services
    1. Logic Applications
    2. Azure Search
    3. Application Programming Interface (API) Management
    4. Configuring Application Programming Interface (API) Management
    5. Testing the Application Programming Interface (API)
    6. Event Grid and Event Hub
  17. Chapter 17 : AZ-204 Application Messaging
    1. Azure Storage Queues
    2. Service Bus Queues
  18. Chapter 18 : Wrapping Up
    1. Thank You!

Product information

  • Title: AZ-204 Developing for Microsoft Azure Exam Prep
  • Author(s): Scott Duffy
  • Release date: May 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781838989293