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    Exams Included:

    • 70-487: Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services

    TechSherpas ’ boot camps are geared towards providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to not only pass the Microsoft Certification exams, but to also excel in their IT career paths. All of our boot camps are all-inclusive and include benefits such as:

    • 100% Test Pass Guarantee
    • All course materials, practice exams and official certification exams
    • Onsite Prometric Testing Center
    • Hands-on instruction by a certified instructor
    • Breakfast and Lunch provided each day
    • Airfare, lodging and transportation packages available (Option 2)


    Audience Profile

    This exam is intended for developers with a minimum of three to five years of experience developing Web Services, including one or more years developing Web API and Azure solutions.


    At Course Completion

    After completing this course, students will be able to:

    • 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 on-premises servers, and on various Windows Azure environments, such as Web Roles, Worker roles, and Web Sites
    • Deploy services to both on-premises servers and Windows Azure
    • Store and access data in Windows Azure Storage, and configure storage access rights
    • Monitor and log services, both on-premises and in Windows Azure
    • Implement federated authentication by using ACS with ASP.NET Web API services
    • Create scalable, load-balanced services


    Course Description

    In boot camp will prepare students to pass the 70-487 exam.  They learn how to design and develop services that access local and remote data from various data sources. Students will also learn how to develop and deploy services to hybrid environments, including on-premises servers and Windows Azure.

    Accessing Data


    Querying and Manipulating Data by Using the Entity Framework

    • Query and manipulate data by using the Entity Framework
    • Query and manipulate data by using Data Provider for Entity Framework
    • Query data by using LINQ to Entities
    • Query and manipulate data by using ADO.NET
    • Create an Entity Framework data model
    • Implement Entity Framework with third party databases
    • Preparation resources
    • Entity Framework
    • Loading related entities
    • IQueryable<T> Interface


    Creating and Consuming Web API-based services


    Designing and Implementing Web Services


    Deploying Web Applications and Services

    • Design a deployment strategy
    • Choose a deployment strategy for Azure
    • Configure a web application for deployment
    • Manage packages by using NuGet
    • Share assemblies between multiple applications and servers