AZ-204T00: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Prepare to pass the Azure Developer Associate Certification Exam in an immersive 5-day course.

Web 1920 – 86-min

Course Description

This course teaches developers how to create end-to-end solutions in Microsoft Azure. Students will learn how to implement Azure compute solutions, create Azure Functions, implement and manage web apps, develop solutions utilizing Azure storage, implement authentication and authorization, and secure their solutions by using KeyVault and Managed Identities. Students will also learn how to connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services, and include event- and message-based models in their solutions. The course also covers monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing Azure solutions.

Who Should Attend?

Students in this course are interested in Azure development or in passing the Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certification exam.


About this course

Course Outline

  • Develop Azure compute solutions (25–30%)

  • Develop for Azure storage (15–20%)

  • Implement Azure security (20–25%)

  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions (15–20%)

  • Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services (15–20%)

Develop Azure compute solutions (25–30%)

Implement containerized solutions

  • Create and manage container images for solutions

  • Publish an image to Azure Container Registry

  • Run containers by using Azure Container Instance

  • Create solutions by using Azure Container Apps

Implement Azure App Service Web Apps

  • Create an Azure App Service Web App

  • Enable diagnostics logging

  • Deploy code to a web app

  • Configure web app settings including SSL, API settings, and connection strings

  • Implement autoscaling

Implement Azure Functions

  • Create and configure an Azure Function App

  • Implement input and output bindings

  • Implement function triggers by using data operations, timers, and webhooks

Develop for Azure storage (15–20%)

Develop solutions that use Azure Cosmos DB

  • Perform operations on containers and items by using the SDK

  • Set the appropriate consistency level for operations

  • Implement change feed notifications

Develop solutions that use Azure Blob Storage

  • Set and retrieve properties and metadata

  • Perform operations on data by using the appropriate SDK

  • Implement storage policies and data lifecycle management

  • Implement static site hosting

Implement Azure security (20–25%)

Implement user authentication and authorization

  • Authenticate and authorize users by using the Microsoft Identity platform

  • Authenticate and authorize users and apps by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra

  • Create and implement shared access signatures

  • Implement solutions that interact with Microsoft Graph

Implement secure Azure solutions

  • Secure app configuration data by using App Configuration or Azure Key Vault

  • Develop code that uses keys, secrets, and certificates stored in Azure Key Vault

  • Implement Managed Identities for Azure resources

Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions (15–20%)

Implement caching for solutions

  • Configure cache and expiration policies for Azure Cache for Redis

  • Implement secure and optimized application cache patterns including data sizing, connections, encryption, and expiration

  • Implement Azure CDN endpoints and profiles

Troubleshoot solutions by using Application Insights

  • Configure an app or service to use Application Insights

  • Monitor and analyze metrics, logs, and traces

  • Implement Application Insights web tests and alerts

Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services (15–20%)

Implement API Management

  • Create an APIM instance

  • Create and document APIs

  • Configure authentication for APIs

  • Implement policies for APIs

Develop event-based solutions

  • Implement solutions that use Azure Event Grid

  • Implement solutions that use Azure Event Hub

Develop message-based solutions

  • Implement solutions that use Azure Service Bus

  • Implement solutions that use Azure Queue Storage queues


To be successful in this course, learners should have the following:

  • Hands-on experience with Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions, and the Azure Portal.

  • Experience writing in an Azure supported language at the intermediate level. (C#, JavaScript, Python, or Java)

  • Ability to write code to connect and perform operations on, a SQL or NoSQL database product. (SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, Cassandra or similar)

  • Experience writing code to handle authentication, authorization, and other security principles at the intermediate level.

  • A general understanding of HTML, the HTTP protocol and REST API interfaces.

 If you are new to Azure and cloud computing consider:

  • Instructor-led course: AZ-900: Azure Fundamentals


This will be a virtual event hosted on Microsoft Teams. In the Microsoft Teams platform and sessions, your name, email address, or title may be viewable by other participants. By joining this event, you agree to this experience. 

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