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Developing Windows Azure and Web Services (M20487)

Design and develop web services from various data sources and deploy them to hybrid environments, like Windows Azure.

GK# 6398 Vendor# M20487

$2545 - $2795 CAD

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Course Overview

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In this course, you will learn to design and develop services that access local and remote data from various data sources. You will also learn to develop and deploy services to hybrid environments, including on-premises servers and Windows Azure.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services. It covers the skills and knowledge measured by Exam 70-487 and, in conjunction with hands-on experience, can help you prepare for the exam.

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What You'll Learn

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  • Query and manipulate data with Entity Framework
  • Use ASP.NET Web API to create HTTP-based services and consume them from .NET and non-.NET clients
  • Extend ASP.NET Web API services using message handlers, model binders, action filters, and media type formatters
  • Create SOAP-based services with the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and consume them from .NET clients
  • Apply design principles to service contracts and extend WCF services using custom runtime components and behaviors
  • Secure WCF services using transport and message security
  • Use Windows Azure Service Bus for relayed messaging and brokered messaging using queues and topics
  • Host services on-premises servers and on various Windows Azure environments, including web roles, worker roles, and web sites
  • Deploy services to both on-premise servers and Windows Azure
  • Store and access data in Windows Azure storage and configure storage access rights
  • Monitor and log services, both on-premise and in Windows Azure
  • Implement federated authentication using ACS with ASP.NET Web API services
  • Create scalable, load-balanced services

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1. Overview of Service and Cloud Technologies

  • Key components of distributed applications
  • Data and data access technologies
  • Service technologies
  • Cloud computing
  • Exploring Blue Yonder Airlines’ travel companion application

2. Querying and Manipulating Data Using Entity Framework

  • ADO.NET Overivew
  • Creating an entity data model
  • Querying data
  • Manipulating data

3. Creating and Consuming ASP.NET Web API Services

  • What are HTTP services?
  • Creating an ASP.NET Web API service
  • Handling HTTP requests and responses
  • Hosting and consuming ASP.NET Web API services

4. Extending and Securing ASP.NET Web API Services

  • ASP.NET Web API request pipeline
  • Creating OData services
  • Implementing security in ASP.NET Web API services
  • Injecting dependencies into controllers

5. Creating WCF Services

  • Advantages of creating services with WCF
  • Creating and implementing a contract
  • Configuring and hosting WCF services
  • Consuming WCF services

6. Hosting Services

  • Hosting Services On-Premise
  • Hosting Services in Windows Azure

7. Windows Azure Service Bus

  • Windows Azure Service Bus Relays
  • Windows Azure Service Bus Queues
  • Windows Azure Service Bus Topics

8. Deploying Services

  • Web Deployment with Visual Studio 2012
  • Creating and Deploying Web Application Packages
  • Command-Line Tools for Web Deploy
  • Deploy Web and Service Applications to Windows Azure
  • Continuous Delivery with TFS and Git
  • Best Practices for Production Deployment

9. Windows Azure Storage

  • Introduction to Windows Azure Storage
  • Windows Azure Blot Storage
  • Windows Azure Table Storage
  • Windows Queue Storage
  • Restricting Access to Windows Azure Storage

10. Monitoring and Diagnostics

  • Performing diagnostics using tracing
  • Configuring service diagnostics
  • Monitoring services using Windows Azure diagnostics
  • Collecting Windows Azure metrics

11. Identity Management and Access Control

  • Claim-based identity concepts
  • Using the Windows Azure Access Control Service
  • Configuring services to use federated identities

12. Scaling Services

  • Introduction to Scalability
  • Load balancing
  • Scaling on-premise services with distributed cache
  • Windows Azure caching
  • Scaling globally

13. Appendix A: Designing and Extending WCF Services

  • Applying Design Principles to Service Contracts
  • Handling Distributed Transactions
  • Extending the WCF Pipeline

14. Appendix B: Implementing Security in WCF Services

  • Introduction to Web Services Security
  • Transport Security
  • Message Security
  • Configuring Services Authentication and Authorization

Labs

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Lab 1: Explore the Work Environment

  • Describe the key components of distributed applications
  • Describe data and data access technologies
  • Explain service technologies
  • Describe the features and functionalities of cloud computing
  • Describe the architecture and working of the Blue Yonder Airlines Travel Companion application

Lab 2: Querying and Manipulating Data Using Entity Framework

  • ADO.NET Overview
  • Creating an Entity data model
  • Query data
  • Manipulating data

Lab 3: Create the Travel Reservation ASP.NET Web API Service

  • Design Services by using the HTTP protocol
  • Create services by using ASP.NET Web API
  • Use the HttpRequestMessage/HttpResponseMessage classes to control HTTP messages.
  • Host and consume ASP.NET Web API services.

Lab 4: Extend Travel Companion’s ASP.NET Web API Services

  • Extend the ASP.NET Web API request and response pipeline.
  • Create OData services using ASP.NET Web API.
  • Secure ASP.NET Web API.
  • Inject dependencies into ASP.NET Web API controllersSecure the communication between client and server

Lab 5: Create and Consume the WCF Booking Service

  • Describe why and when to use WCF to create services.
  • Define a service contract and implement it.
  • Host and configure a WCF service.
  • Consume a WCF service from a client application.

Lab 6: Hosting Services

  • Host services on-premises by using Windows services and IIS
  • Host services in the Windows Azure cloud environment by using Windows Azure Cloud Services and Web Sites

Lab 7: Windows Azure Service Bus

  • Windows Azure Service Bus Relays
  • Windows Azure Service Bus Queues
  • Windows Azure Service Bus Topics

Lab 8: Deploying Services

  • Deploy web applications with Visual Studio.
  • Create and deploy web applications by using IIS Manager.
  • Deploy web applications by using the command line.
  • Deploy web applications to Windows Azure environments.
  • Use continuous delivery with TFS and Git.
  • Apply best practices for deploying web applications on-premises and to Windows Azure.

Lab 9: Windows Azure Storage

  • Describe the architecture of Windows Azure Storage.
  • Implement Blob Storage in your applications.
  • Use Table Storage in your applications
  • Describe how to use Windows Azure Queues as a communication mechanism between different parts of your application
  • Control access to your storage items.

Lab 10: Monitoring and Diagnostics

  • Perform tracing in the .NET Framework with the System.Diagnostics namespace.
  • Configure and explore web service and IIS tracing.
  • Monitor services by using Windows Azure Diagnostics.
  • View and collect Windows Azure metrics in the management portal.

Lab 11: Identity Management and Access Control

  • Describe the basic principles of claims-based identity.
  • Create a Security Token Service (STS) by using Windows Azure ACS.
  • Configure WCF to use federated identity.

Lab 12: Scalability

  • Explain the need for scalability.
  • Describe how to use load balancing for scaling services.
  • Describe how to use distributed caching for on-premises as well as Windows Azure services.
  • Describe how to use Windows Azure caching.
  • Describe how to scale services globally.Lab 13: Appendix A: Designing and Extending WCF Services
  • Design and create services and clients to use different kinds of message patterns.
  • Configure a service to support distributed transactions.
  • Extend the WCF pipeline with runtime components, custom behaviors, and extensible objects.

Lab 14: Appendix B: Security a WCF Service

  • Describe web application security.
  • Configure a service for transport security.
  • Configure a service for message security.
  • Implement and configure authentication and authorization logic.

Prerequisites

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  • Experience with C# programming, including Lambda expressions, LINQ, and anonymous types
  • Understanding of n-tier applications
  • Experience with querying and manipulating data with ADO.NET
  • Knowledge of XML data structures

Who Should Attend

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Novice and experienced .NET developers with a minimum of six months programming experience and want to learn how to develop services and deploy them to hybrid environments.

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