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Assessing and Enhancing Applications Using Cisco DevNet Techniques

by Nick Russo

So, you've written a few small apps and Python scripts. What comes next? You'll need to evaluate your app's behavior first, which this course covers. Then, we explore adding database support, security features, and continuous integration/deployment.

What you'll learn

Writing apps is easy. Writing good apps is hard. Writing apps that meet business requirements and follow the right architectural patterns is really hard. In this course, Assessing and Enhancing Applications Using Cisco DevNet Techniques, you will gain the ability to evaluate applications based on a variety of common factors and make design recommendations as a result. First, you will learn how to integrate remote databases into your existing apps. This course specifically demonstrates using MySQL and sqlite on a pre-existing CRM app from another course. Next, you will discover how to add a variety of security enhancements, such as SSL certificates and CSRF protection. Finally, you will explore how to deploy continuous integration (CI) using Travis and continuous deployment (CD) using Kubernetes. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to build better apps needed to meet your real-life business requirements.

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About the author

Nicholas (Nick) Russo, CCDE #20160041 and CCIE #42518, is an internationally recognized expert in IP/MPLS networking and design. To grow his skillset, Nick has been focused advancing Network DevOps via automation for his clients. Recently, Nick has been sharing his knowledge through online video training and speaking at industry conferences. Nick also holds a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Nick lives in Maryland, USA with his wife, Car... more

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