Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs

Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs


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The Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs training is designed to help you prepare for the Cisco DevNet Professional certification and professional-level network automation engineer roles. The focus of this training is implementation of network applications using Cisco platforms as a base, from initial software design to diverse system integration, as well as testing and deployment automation. The training provides hands-on experience solving real world problems using Cisco Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and modern development tools. 

This training prepares you for the 350-901 DEVCOR exam. If passed, you earn the Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist – Core certification and satisfy the core exam requirement for the Cisco Certified DevNet Professional and Cisco Certified DevNet Expert certifications. This training also earns you 64 Continuing Education (CE) credits toward recertification. 

Who should attend

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.

The course is appropriate for:

  • Network engineers expanding their skill-base to include software and automation
  • Developers expanding expertise in automation and DevOps
  • Solution architects moving to the Cisco ecosystem
  • Infrastructure developers designing hardened production environments

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

  • Senior network automation engineer
  • Senior software developer
  • Senior system integration programmer

Additional job roles that could find this course useful are:

  • Senior infrastructure architect
  • Senior network designer
  • Senior test development engineer

Course Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have:

  • Knowledge of program design and coding with focus on Python
  • Familiarity with Ethernet, TCP/IP, and Internet-related networking
  • Understand the utilization of APIs
  • Understanding of software development and design methodologies
  • Hands-on experience with a programming language (specifically Python)

What you will learn

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the architectural traits and patterns that improve application maintainability
  • Describe the architectural traits and patterns that improve application serviceability
  • Identify steps to design and build a ChatOps application
  • Implement robust Representational State Transfer (REST) API integrations with network error handling, pagination, and error flow control
  • Describe the necessary steps for securing user and system data in applications
  • Describe the necessary steps for securing applications
  • Identify common tasks in automated application release process
  • Describe best practices for application deployment
  • Describe methodologies for designing distributed systems
  • Describe the concepts of infrastructure configuration management and device automation
  • Utilize Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data models to describe network configurations and telemetry
  • Compare various relational and nonrelational database types and how to select the appropriate type based on requirements

This training will help you: 

  • Take full advantage of the network and software development practices when implementing applications to fulfill business needs 
  • Design and implement automated workflows for network provisioning 
  • Design and develop applications built on Cisco platforms 
  • Design and implement integration of custom applications with Cisco platforms and devices 
  • Understand challenges in network programmability and system integration 
  • Gain knowledge for protocols, solutions, and designs to acquire professional-level and expert-level DevOps roles 
  • Earn 64 CE credits toward recertification 


What to expect in the exam

The 350-901 DEVCOR exam certifies your knowledge of software development and design including using APIs, Cisco platforms, application deployment and security, and infrastructure and automation. 

After you pass 350-901 DEVCOR, you satisfy the core exam requirement toward Cisco Certified DevNet Professional, and you earn Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist – Core certification.

Additional information

For any information regarding the Cisco Continuing Education Program and CE-Credits please visit the designated Cisco website.

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