• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
  • Classroom
Course Description

The DevNet Associate course introduces the methodologies and tools of modern software development, applied to the IT and Network operations. It covers a 360 view of the domain including microservices, testing, containers and DevOps, as well as securely automating infrastructures with Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Students completing this course, gain practical, relevant, hands-on lab experience, including programming in Python, using GIT and common data formats (JSON, XML and YAML), deploying applications as containers, using Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines and automating infrastructure using code. The course prepares students for entry-level software development and infrastructure automation jobs.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

Use basic Python programming and Linux skills.
Implement a development environment using DevNet resources.
Use software development and design best practices.
Create a secure REST API.
Explain the processes and devices that support network connectivity.
Use current technologies to deploy and secure applications and data in a cloud environment.
Compare software testing and deployment methods in automation and simulation environments.
Compare Cisco platforms used for collaboration, infrastructure management, and automation.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services