Associated Certifications
Cisco Certified DevNet Professional, Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist –Core
Required Exam(s)
350-901 DEVCOR
Instructorctclc admin
TypeOnsite Course
5 Days
Methods of Delivery
Price$4500.00 / 46 CLCs
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The Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs (DEVCOR) v1.0 course helps you prepare for Cisco DevNet Professional certification and for professional-level network automation engineer roles. You will learn how to implement network applications using Cisco® platforms as a base, from initial software design to diverse system integration, as well as testing and deployment automation. The course gives you hands-on experience solving real world problems using Cisco Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and modern development tools.


This course helps you prepare to take the 350-901 Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs (DEVCOR) exam.

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Upon completing this course, the student will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe the architectural traits and patterns that improve application serviceability
  • Identify steps to design and build a ChatOps application
  • Implement robust Representational State Transfer (REST) API integrations with network error handling, pagination, and error flow control
  • Describe the necessary steps for securing user and system data in applications
  • Describe the necessary steps for securing applications
  • Identify common tasks in automated application release process
  • Describe best practices for application deployment
  • Describe methodologies for designing distributed systems
  • Describe the concepts of infrastructure configuration management and device automation
  • Utilize Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data models to describe network configurations and telemetry
  • Compare various relational and nonrelational database types and how to select the appropriate type based on requirements

• Knowledge of program design and coding with focus on Python
• Familiarity with Ethernet, TCP/IP, and Internet-related networking
• Understand the utilization of APIs
• Understanding of software development and design methodologies
• Hands-on experience with a programming language (specifically Python)

The job roles best suited to the material in this course are:

• Network Engineers expanding their skill-base to include software and automation
• Developers expanding expertise in automation and DevOps
• Solution Architects moving to the Cisco ecosystem
• Infrastructure Developers designing hardened production environments
• Senior Network Automation Engineer
• Senior Software Developer
• Senior System Integration Programmer
• Senior Infrastructure Architect
• Senior Network Designer
• Senior Test Development Engineer

Module 1: Designing for Maintainability

Module 2: Designing for Serviceability

Module 3: Implementing ChatOps Application

Module 4: Describing Advanced REST API Integration

Module 5: Securing Application Data

Module 6: Securing Web and Mobile Applications

Module 7: Automating Application-Release

Module 8: Deploying Applications

Module 9: Understanding Distributed Systems

Module 10: Orchestrating Network and Infrastructure

Module 11: Modeling Data with YANG

Module 12: Using Relational and Non-Relational Databases



• Construct Sequence Diagram
• Construct Web Sequence Diagram
• Use Cisco Webex Teams™ API to Enable ChatOps
• Integrate Cisco Meraki™ API to List Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs) and Retrieve Location Data
• Use Paginated REST API Endpoint
• Utilize REST API Error Control Flow Techniques
• Evaluate Application for Common Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Vulnerabilities
• Resolve Merge Conflicts with Git
• Diagnose Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) Pipeline Failures
• Containerize Application Using Docker
• Integrate Application into Existing CI/CD Environment
• Diagnose Problems Using Application Logs
• Configure Network Parameters Using Ansible and Puppet
• Synchronize Firepower Device Configuration
• Utilize RESTCONF for Network Configuration
• Query Relational Database
• Query Document Store
• Query Time Series Database
• Query Graph Database