Getting Started With Application Development

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Course 2 of 4 in the Developing Applications with Google Cloud Platform Specialization

In this course, application developers learn how to design and develop cloud-native applications that seamlessly integrate components from the Google Cloud ecosystem. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, participants learn how to apply best practices for application development and use the appropriate GCP storage services for object storage, relational data, caching, and analytics.
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Curso 100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Intermediate Level

Nivel intermedio

Clock

Aprox. 4 horas para completar

Sugerido: 1 week of study, 8-10 hours/week
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English

Subtítulos: English

Qué aprenderás

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    Describe best practices for cloud-native application development.
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    Differentiate between data storage options for various types of application data. Data storage options include Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud Datastore, Google Cloud Bigtable, Google Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Google BigQuery.
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    Implement solution for storing non-relational application data in Cloud Datastore.
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    Implement storage solution for objects (binary and large files) using Cloud Storage.
Globe

Curso 100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Intermediate Level

Nivel intermedio

Clock

Aprox. 4 horas para completar

Sugerido: 1 week of study, 8-10 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

Subtítulos: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
Clock
13 minutes to complete

Introduction to Getting Started With Application Development

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Reading
2 videos (Total 3 min), 1 reading
Video2 videos
Topics covered in the course1m
Reading1 readings
Course Information10m
Clock
1 hour to complete

Best Practices for Application Development

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Reading
2 videos (Total 24 min), 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
Security, Reliability, and Migration12m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Best Practices for Application Development6m
Final Quiz: Best Practices for Application Development6m
Clock
1 hour to complete

Google Cloud Client Libraries, Google Cloud SDK, and Google Firebase SDK

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Reading
4 videos (Total 13 min), 3 quizzes
Video4 videos
Demo: API Explorer Walkthrough3m
Lab Overview0m
Module Review0m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Google Cloud SDK, Google Cloud Client Libraries, & Firebase SDK2m
Final Quiz: Google Cloud Client Libraries, Google Cloud SDK, and Google Firebase SDK8m
Clock
1 hour to complete

Data Storage Options

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Reading
4 videos (Total 20 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
BigQuery, Microsoft SQL Server images on GCP, and Firebase Storage Options2m
Demo: Connecting Securely to a Cloud SQL Database7m
Module Review1m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Final Quiz: Data Storage Options6m
Clock
2 hours to complete

Best Practices for Using Cloud Datastore

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Reading
7 videos (Total 41 min), 3 quizzes
Video7 videos
Demo: Explore Cloud Datastore14m
Design Considerations & Sharding3m
Replication, Query Types, Transactions, and Handling Errors5m
Demo: Use Cloud Dataflow to bulk-load data into Cloud Datastore8m
Lab Overview1m
Module Review1m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Best Practices for Using Cloud Datastore6m
Final Quiz: Best Practices for Using Cloud Datastore6m
Clock
2 hours to complete

Best Practices for Using Cloud Storage

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Reading
7 videos (Total 37 min), 3 quizzes
Video7 videos
Demo: Explore Cloud Storage11m
Bucket / Object Operations and Truncated Exponential Backoff4m
Demo: Enable CORS configuration in Cloud Storage5m
Best Practices for Cloud Storage11m
Lab Overview0m
Module Review0m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Best Practices for Cloud Storage6m
Final Quiz: Best Practices for Cloud Storage8m
Clock
1 minutes to complete

Wrap Up

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Reading
1 video (Total 1 min)
Video1 videos
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Top Reviews

By SKDec 2nd 2017

You can gain a certificate just by clicking through the tests that are aimed on imbecils. Now I understand where all those "Certified cloud specialists" are from.

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