Developing on AWS Course Overview

To earn the AWS Certified Developer – Associate certification, candidates must demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  1. Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices.
  2. Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS.
  3. Understanding of the core AWS services, including knowledge of the AWS shared responsibility model, AWS CloudFormation, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS CloudFront, AWS Lambda, AWS Cognito, AWS API Gateway, and more.
  4. Proficiency in writing code for serverless applications.
  5. Ability to use the AWS SDK to interact with AWS services and develop solutions.
  6. Knowledge of application security best practices.

After completing AWS Certified Developer Associate Certification Training, students will be able to

  • Set up the AWS SDK and developer credentials for Java, C#/.NET, and Python
  • Interact with AWS services and develop solutions by using the AWS SDK
  • Use AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) for service authentication
  • Use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon DynamoDB as data stores
  • Integrate applications and data by using AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), and AWS Step Functions
  • Use Amazon Cognito for user authentication
  • Use Amazon ElastiCache to improve application scalability
  • Leverage the CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications on AWS

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AWS Certified Developer – Associate DVA-C02 Certification Training Key Features

  • Our training modules have 50% - 60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL)
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • AWS certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions provide a comprehensive learning experience tailored to individual needs, including sample questions for exam preparation.
  • Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment
  • Being an authorized AWS Training Partner gives us an edge over competition

Who should attend this AWS Certified Developer – Associate DVA-C02 Certification Course

  • Intermediate software developers

DVA-C02 Certification Training Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have:

  • Participant should have attended AWS Technical Essential /Cloud Practitioner class/Basic knowledge of AWS is required.

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Advantages of Earning an AWS Certified Developer – Associate Certification

  • Gaining competency as an AWS Certified Developer-Associate validates that you have the knowledge and skills to develop and deploy applications on AWS.
  • Earn certification in industry-accredited with AWS Developer roles and be relevant in the industry by embracing the new norms in the global cloud arena.
  • As AWS is a pioneer in public cloud space with 67% of cloud users moving their workloads to AWS, earning an AWS certification is more relevant.
  • Receive higher salary benefits USD 1,22,969 / year in the US up to INR 12 Lakh/ year in India for AWS Cloud Developer.
  • Opportunity to demonstrate your AWS certification credentials and badge of honor on your professional networks like LinkedIn.
  • Build a stellar career path with AWS certification training as it opens abundant opportunities in cloud domain.

DVA-C02 Certification Training Course Outline Download Course Outline

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  • Introductions

  • Discuss the architecture of the application you are going to build during this course
  • Explore the AWS services needed to build your web application
  • Discover how to store, manage, and host your web application

  • Describe how to access AWS services programmatically
  • List some programmatic patterns and how they provide efficiencies within AWS SDKs and AWS CLI
  • Explain the value of AWS Cloud9

  • Review AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) features and components permissions to support a development environment
  • Demonstrate how to test AWS IAM permissions
  • Configure your IDEs and SDKs to support a development environment
  • Demonstrate accessing AWS services using SDKs and AWS Cloud9

Lab 1: Configure the Developer Environment

  • Connect to a developer environment
  • Verify that the IDE and the AWS CLI are installed and configured to use the application profile
  • Verify that the necessary permissions have been granted to run AWS CLI commands
  • Assign an AWS IAM policy to a role to delete an Amazon S3 bucket

  • Describe the basic concepts of Amazon S3
  • List the options for securing data using Amazon S3
  • Define SDK dependencies for your code
  • Explain how to connect to the Amazon S3 service
  • Describe request and response objects

  • Perform key bucket and object operations
  • Explain how to handle multiple and large objects
  • Create and configure an Amazon S3 bucket to host a static website
  • Grant temporary access to your objects
  • Demonstrate performing Amazon S3 operations using SDKs

Lab 2: Develop Solutions Using Amazon S3

  • Interact with Amazon S3 programmatically using AWS SDKs and the AWS CLI
  • Create a bucket using waiters and verify service exceptions codes
  • Build the needed requests to upload an Amazon S3 object with metadata attached
  • Build requests to download an object from the bucket, process data, and upload the object back to the bucket
  • Configure a bucket to host the website and sync the source files using the AWS CLI
  • Add IAM bucket policies to access the S3 website.

  • Describe the key components of DynamoDB
  • Explain how to connect to DynamoDB
  • Describe how to build a request object
  • Explain how to read a response object
  • List the most common troubleshooting exceptions

  • Develop programs to interact with DynamoDB using AWS SDKs
  • Perform CRUD operations to access tables, indexes, and data
  • Describe developer best practices when accessing DynamoDB
  • Review caching options for DynamoDB to improve performance
  • Perform DynamoDB operations using SDK

Lab 3: Develop Solutions Using Amazon DynamoDB

  • Interact with Amazon DynamoDB programmatically using low-level, document, and high- level APIs in your programs
  • Retrieve items from a table using key attributes, filters, expressions, and paginations
  • Load a table by reading JSON objects from a file
  • Search items from a table based on key attributes, filters, expressions, and paginations
  • Update items by adding new attributes and changing data conditionally
  • Access DynamoDB data using PartiQL and object-persistence models where applicable

  • Develop a Lambda function using SDKs
  • Configure triggers and permissions for Lambda functions
  • Test, deploy, and monitor Lambda functions

Lab 4: Develop Solutions Using AWS Lambda Functions

  • Create AWS Lambda functions and interact programmatically using AWS SDKs and AWS CLI
  • Configure AWS Lambda functions to use the environment variables and to integrate with other services
  • Generate Amazon S3 pre-signed URLs using AWS SDKs and verify the access to bucket objects
  • Deploy the AWS Lambda functions with .zip file archives through your IDE and test as needed
  • Invoke AWS Lambda functions using the AWS Console and AWS CLI

  • Describe the key components of API Gateway
  • Develop API Gateway resources to integrate with AWS services
  • Configure API request and response calls for your application endpoints
  • Test API resources and deploy your application API endpoint
  • Demonstrate creating API Gateway resources to interact with your application APIs

Lab 5: Develop Solutions Using Amazon API Gateway

  • Create RESTful API Gateway resources and configure CORS for your application
  • Integrate API methods with AWS Lambda functions to process application data
  • Configure mapping templates to transform the pass-through data during method integration
  • Create a request model for API methods to ensure that the pass-through data format complies with application rules
  • Deploy the API Gateway to a stage and validate the results using the API endpoint

  • Describe the challenges with traditional architectures
  • Describe the microservice architecture and benefits
  • Explain various approaches for designing microservice applications
  • Explain steps involved in decoupling monolithic applications
  • Demonstrate the orchestration of Lambda Functions using AWS Step Functions

  • Analyze the evolution of security protocols
  • Explore the authentication process using Amazon Cognito
  • Manage user access and authorize serverless APIs
  • Observe best practices for implementing Amazon Cognito
  • Demonstrate the integration of Amazon Cognito and review JWT tokens

Lab 6: Capstone – Complete the Application Build

  • Create a Userpool and an Application Client for your web application using
  • Add new users and confirm their ability to sign-in using the Amazon Cognito CLI
  • Configure API Gateway methods to use Amazon Cognito as an authorizer
  • Verify JWT authentication tokens are generated during API Gateway calls
  • Develop API Gateway resources rapidly using a Swagger importing strategy
  • Set up your web application frontend to use Amazon Cognito and API Gateway configurations and verify the entire application functionality

  • Identify risks associated with traditional software development practices
  • Understand DevOps methodology
  • Configure an AWS SAM template to deploy a serverless application
  • Describe various application deployment strategies
  • Demonstrate deploying a serverless application using AWS SAM

  • Differentiate between monitoring and observability
  • Evaluate why observability is necessary in modern development and key components
  • Understand CloudWatch’s part in configuring the observability
  • Demonstrate using CloudWatch Application Insights to monitor applications
  • Demonstrate using X-Ray to debug your applications

Lab 7: Observe the Application Using AWS X-Ray

  • Instrument your application code to use AWS X-Ray capabilities
  • Enable your application deployment package to generate logs
  • Understand the key components of an AWS SAM template and deploy your application
  • Create AWS X-Ray service maps to observe end-to-end processing behavior of your application
  • Analyze and debug application issues using AWS X-Ray traces and annotations

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    • By earning AWS Certified Developer - Associate certification, you will show your future or current employer that you have knowledge of AWS Cloud concepts.
    • AWS Certified Developer - Associate certification can be used to learn skills the application of AWS SDK to build secure and scalable applications.
    • On successful completion of AWS Certified Developer - Associate certification training aspirants receive a Course Completion Certificate from us
    • By successfully clearing the AWS Certified Developer - Associate certification exams, aspirants earn AWS Certification

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Frequently Asked Questions

The best AWS certification for developers depends on your experience level, career goals, and interests. Here are some of the most popular AWS certifications for developers: AWS Certified Developer – Associate AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Associate AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Professional AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

AWS Certified Developer - Associate exam is a challenging exam, but not impossible to pass. The exam covers a wide range of topics, including: AWS services: Cloud computing concepts: Application development principles: Data modeling: Security: Networking: Troubleshooting: To pass the exam, you must have a good understanding of all of these topics. You can prepare for the exam by taking practice exams, reading AWS documentation, and participating in online forums and communities.

The number of days required to prepare for the AWS Certified Developer Associate exam depends on your experience level and knowledge of the AWS platform. If you are new to cloud computing, you may need to study for several months. However, if you have some experience with AWS, you may be able to prepare in a few weeks. Here are some factors to consider when estimating how long you need to prepare for the exam: Your experience Your knowledge of AWS Your study habits Here is a simple study plan: Week 1: Review the exam syllabus and make a list of the topics you need to learn. Weeks 2-4: Take practice exams and review the questions you get wrong. Week 5: Get hands-on experience with AWS services. Week 6: Take a final practice exam and review your results.

You can take as many attempts as you want by paying the complete examination fees.

The salary depends on your role and experience. To put it in simple terms if you are asking what the salary is for a professional with AWS Developer it is INR 12 Lakh per year in India and USD 1,20,000 per year in US.

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