Prepare for the Developing Solutions in Microsoft Azure Exam (AZ-204)
Cloud developers need to understand the process from design to deployment. The AZ-204 exam covers the skills a developer needs to plan, implement, monitor, and optimize optimal Azure solutions. This learning path provides the background and support developers need to prepare for the exam.
Learn to develop, monitor, and optimize Azure solutions.
Develop for Azure Storage, including blobs and Cosmos DB.
Implement Azure Security using developer best practices.
Developing CI/CD Solutions with Azure DevOps with Adrienne Braganza Tacke
Learn how to set up proper source control for your web app and configure a fully automated continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline in Azure.
57m 54s • COURSE
Building a Web Application on Microsoft Azure with Matt Milner
Learn how to build web applications that take advantage of key Microsoft Azure services, including Cosmos DB, Logic Apps, Azure Functions, and Azure Resource Manager.
2h 10m • COURSE
Azure for Developers: Implementing VMs and Batch Jobs with Tiberiu Covaci
Discover how to deploy virtual machines on Azure and implement batch jobs using Azure Batch services. This course can also help you prepare for the Microsoft AZ-203 exam.
1h 9m • COURSE
Azure for Developers: Cosmos DB with Sidney Andrews
Get up and running with Azure Cosmos DB, the fully managed database service from Microsoft. Learn about the service's APIs, architecture, configuration options, and more.
39m 24s • COURSE
Learning Azure Storage for Developers with Anton Delsink
Get an overview of Microsoft Azure Storage, the highly scalable and secure PaaS. Explore key security and deployment topics and review the storage options available to developers.
1h 7m • COURSE
Azure Storage for Developers: Blobs with Anton Delsink
Take a deep dive into Azure Blob storage, an object storage solution for the cloud that's ideal for storing a wide variety of unstructured data.
2h 9m • COURSE
Azure for Developers: Security Best Practices with Karl Ots
Learn how to secure your apps by leveraging key Azure tools and best practices. This course can also prepare you for the Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure (AZ-203) exam.
1h 12m • COURSE
Scaling Applications with Microsoft Azure with Tiago Costa
Learn how to scale your applications with Microsoft Azure. Explore scaling options and learn how to configure and write code for autoscale, as well as implement Azure CDN.
1h 30m • COURSE
Azure for Developers: API Management with Robby Millsap
Explore the features available in Azure API Management. Learn how to set up and publish a robust set of APIs, taking into account implications for security, performance, and more.
1h 13m • COURSE
Azure Event Grid with Sahil Malik
Learn how to use Azure Event Grid for event-routing services.
38m 18s • COURSE
Learn everything you'll need to develop solutions in Azure with these experts.
Adrienne Braganza Tacke
Adrienne Braganza Tacke is an author and engineer who enjoys teaching others about software development.
Defecting from the "natural" path of nursing, Adrienne chose to major in management information systems at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After almost eight years as a software engineer, she has worked in several industries, including healthcare and higher education. Currently, she is a software development engineer at DebtTrader, where she revels in the challenges of modernizing the spreadsheet-based fintech industry.
In her spare time, Adrienne is also an international speaker, instructor, author, and advocate for STEM education. Adrienne's first book, Coding for Kids: Python, has consistently been in the top 10 list of best-selling children's programming books on Amazon. She also regularly visits with schools to speak to students about being a software engineer and the power of code. When not visiting with eager STEM students, Adrienne speaks at tech conferences across the U.S. and Europe. Follow Adrienne on Twitter and Instagram @AdrienneTacke to see what she's up to now.
Matt Milner is an independent consultant, web developer, and trainer.
From the early days of the internet, Matt was building websites and databases to help organizations manage their business. Over the years he has built numerous systems using web technologies such as ASP.NET, and integration technologies, including BizTalk Server, WCF, WF, and yes, even MSMQ. Currently Matt splits his time between building applications and teaching other developers about the latest Microsoft technologies, including Azure, Xamarin, and Web API.
In addition to creating training videos, Matt contributes to the community by speaking at code camps, user groups, and international conferences, including Tech Ed, Dev Days, and DevWeek. Learn more at m3technologypartners.com.
Tiberiu Covaci is a Microsoft regional director, full-stack tech lead, and Azure architect.
For over 20 years, Tiberiu (Tibi) has dedicated his life to improve the quality of the software written by other people. His efforts include training, mentoring, advising, and motivation of development teams. Tibi helps his partners and customers choose the right technological solution for the right problem.
Since 2008 he has traveled the world to speak at industry conferences and user groups about advanced topics in developing modern applications and improving the performance of existing applications by using modern technologies.
For his passion and expertise, Microsoft awarded Tibi the Most Valuable Professional title and invited him to be part of the prestigious Microsoft Regional Directors program.
Sidney Andrews is an Azure MVP and a Microsoft Certified Training regional lead.
Sidney has authored multiple online courses for developers, IT professionals, and database administrators. He has also authored official courseware for multiple certification exams, including 70-532, 70-535, AZ-200, AZ-201, and most recently AZ-203. Sidney has been featured as a presenter on Channel 9, Ignite and Build. His specialties include Azure, NoSQL, XAML, C#, and TypeScript. Sidney is a native of Richmond, Virginia.
A programmer and teacher at heart, Anton Delsink enjoys working with students and professionals of all levels.
Learning and teaching have been present throughout his career, which has included working as a full-stack developer, a Microsoft Certified Trainer, a solutions architect, and even in software sales. You may have seen him onstage at events such as Microsoft TechEd or SharePoint Saturday, or met him on his travels—where his camera and laptop are always close at hand.
Even though C# was love at first sight for Anton, he's never far from a PowerShell script or SQL statement, especially when there's an opportunity for automation. With the advent of public cloud offerings, Anton has immersed himself further in architecture and DevOps, and continues to learn, use, and teach both programming and cloud services.
Karl Ots is a cloud and cybersecurity expert, as well as an author, speaker, and patented inventor.
Karl believes that cloud technologies are the key to successful digital transformation. He possesses a broad range of Azure expertise, which he leverages in his work as VP of cloud security at Swiss Re.
Karl has been working with Microsoft Azure since 2011, tackling everything from providing technology leadership to enterprise customers to speaking at technology conferences such as Microsoft Ignite and (ISC)² Secure Summit. Karl is a Microsoft Regional Director, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Azure, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Tiago Costa is a cloud architect, trainer, and advisor for the Microsoft cloud.
For nearly 20 years, Tiago has spent his professional life architecting and developing solutions using Microsoft technologies such as Azure, Office 365, SharePoint, .NET, and SQL Server. He boasts strong, real-world experience and regularly delivers training around the world, mainly in Microsoft Azure but also in technologies like SharePoint, .NET, and SQL Server.
He has earned several Microsoft certifications and is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). In 2013, he was nominated as an MCT regional lead by Microsoft Corporation, and he's been renewed every year since. In 2016, Tiago was awarded the Microsoft MVP Award in Office Server and Services due to his community efforts in promoting Microsoft products and sharing his knowledge and experiences with others. In July 2018, he switched categories, moving to Microsoft Azure due to his focus on the Microsoft cloud.
He spends his free time with his family in a city near sunny Lisbon, Portugal.
Robby "Sap" Millsap is an author, conference speaker, and software engineer.
Sap has over two decades of experience in software development and DevOps. He has been a LinkedIn Learning instructor since 2017 and is currently a senior software engineer with Trek Bicycle Corporation.
A humorous and engaging speaker, Sap made the life-altering decision to focus on creating courses and speaking at conferences after falling asleep during a particularly boring tech session in Orlando in 2014. He incorporates his experience as a stand-up comedian, singer, and passionate educator in his courses and sessions. More than anything, Sap enjoys reading, riding awesome Trek bikes, and infrequent hugs from his teenage kids. You can learn more about him at his website (iamsap.com).
Sahil Malik is a trainer, Microsoft and iOS consultant, and the founder of Winsmarts.com.
Sahil Malik, the founder and principal of Winsmarts.com, has been a Microsoft MVP for the past 10+ years, and an author and reviewer of many books and numerous articles in leading technology journals. As a consultant and trainer with experience in 5 continents and 18 countries, Sahil brings an immense amount of experience making the most complex topics extremely easy to understand. You can follow him on Twitter at @sahilmalik.
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