This path focuses on the primary features and services of Microsoft Azure to use when developing and deploying Node.js applications. Beginning with an exploration of the Azure infrastructure, you'll then cover multiple options to deploy Node apps into Azure. You’ll see how to automate the cloud to achieve continuous deployment of those applications, and explore multiple features to make them scalable, resilient, and secure. From App Services and software containers to Redis Cache and Content Delivery Networks, these courses will give you the fundamental knowledge you need to evaluate, design, build and deploy your Node applications in Microsoft Azure.... Read more Read less
Learn the fundamentals of developing and deploying Node.js applications with Microsoft Azure, including configuration and troubleshooting, storage and database options, and continuous deployment.
If you are a web developer, and have ever considered whether or not to use Microsoft Azure, this course is for you. In this course, Developing with Node.js on Microsoft Azure - Getting Started, you'll learn how to work with Azure to deploy node applications in the cloud once you have an application in Azure. First, you'll learn how to scale, monitor, and troubleshoot the application. Next, you'll explore databases in Azure including the Azure SQL database documentDB. Then, you'll discover Azure storage and take take advantage of serverless computing using Azure functions. Finally, you'll go through how to set up a continuous delivery pipeline in the cloud. By the end of this course, you'll have the knowledge that you need to get started with your own application.
Now focus on making your Node applications scalable and resilient – and the features of Microsoft Azure that help: adding redundancy, fail-over, and load balancing to a system. Support scaling with partitioning and caching, and implement Content Delivery Networks, API management and performance testing.
Designing applications in the cloud requires a different style of thinking, and deep knowledge of cloud infrastructure and services. In this course, Microsoft Azure for Node.js Developers - Cloud Patterns and Architecture, you'll learn how various Azure services can help build scalable and resilient applications. First, you'll explore how to use specific Azure resources to add redundancy, fail-over, and load balancing to a system. Next, you'll support scaling with partitioning and caching. Finally, you'll discover Content Delivery Networks, API management, and performance testing. When you're finished with this course, you'll have covered multiple resources that will help you as you build scalable Node applications in Microsoft Azure. This course is adapted from "Microsoft Azure for .NET Developers - Cloud Patterns and Architecture" by Scott Allen.
With a firm understanding of Azure, now dive into the security-focused features, including authentication, role-based access control, and encrypted secrets in Azure Key Vault. Develop and deploy securely with software containers and formalized template-based deployment.
In this course, Microsoft Azure for Node.js Developers - Building Secure Services and Applications, you'll focus on security-oriented Azure features you'd consider in a Node.js application. First, you'll explore software containers with Docker as a way to develop and deploy applications in self-contained, standardized units. You'll then step into automation and resource management, using policies, locks, Role-based Access Control and Azure Resource Manager Templates. You'll then explore storing secrets in an Azure Key Vault, and finish with authentication and authorization using Azure Active Directory. When you're finished with this course, you'll have learned about multiple resources that will help you as you build secure Node applications deployed in Microsoft Azure. This course is adapted from "Microsoft Azure for .NET Developers - Building Secure Services and Applications" by Scott Allen.
You should be comfortable with the fundamentals of Node.js development and the related technologies that come with it, like npm, Git, and Express. Familiarity with the command line is expected.