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ITC 223 - Developing Windows Azure and Web Services

Code Start Date Duration Venue
ITC 223 06 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
ITC 223 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

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.

Course Objectives

  • 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

Who Should Attend?

  • NET developers 


Course Details/Schedule

Day 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
  • Querying and Manipulating Data Using Entity Framework
  • ADO.NET Overivew
  • Creating an entity data model
  • Querying data
  • Manipulating data

Day 2

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

Day 3

  • Hosting Services
  • Hosting Services On-Premise
  • Hosting Services in Windows Azure
  • Windows Azure Service Bus
  • Windows Azure Service Bus Relays
  • Windows Azure Service Bus Queues
  • Windows Azure Service Bus Topics
  • 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

Day 4

  • 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
  • Monitoring and Diagnostics
  • Performing diagnostics using tracing
  • Configuring service diagnostics
  • Monitoring services using Windows Azure diagnostics
  • Collecting Windows Azure metrics
  • Identity Management and Access Control
  • Claim-based identity concepts
  • Using the Windows Azure Access Control Service
  • Configuring services to use federated identities

Day 5

  • Scaling Services
  • Introduction to Scalability
  • Load balancing
  • Scaling on-premise services with distributed cache
  • Windows Azure caching
  • Scaling globally
  • Appendix A: Designing and Extending WCF Services
  • Applying Design Principles to Service Contracts
  • Handling Distributed Transactions
  • Extending the WCF Pipeline
  • Appendix B: Implementing Security in WCF Services
  • Introduction to Web Services Security
  • Transport Security
  • Message Security
  • Configuring Services Authentication and Authorization
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