About this Course
Kickstart Your Career as a Cloud-Native Developer. The IBM Cloud Application Development specialization is the foundational front-end and back-end skills for developing and deploying Cloud applications.
This program will equip you with all the key skills and technical know-how to kickstart your career as a full-stack Cloud-Native Developer. Guided by experts at IBM, you will learn to build your own cloud-based applications and practice working with the technologies behind them.
The Cloud Application Development Foundations Specialization program will teach you the tools and technologies that successful software developers use to build, deploy, test, run, and manage Cloud Native applications. This will put you in an advantageous position to begin a new career in a highly in-demand area. You do not require any prior programming experience or Cloud background to start this program.
What skills you will gain from IBM Cloud App. Development program?
- Define cloud computing and explain its essential characteristics, models, benefits, infrastructure, & emerging trends.
- Create a cloud account.
- Program applications with back-end development languages and tools such as Node.js and NoSQL databases.
- Build and deploy applications using Cloud Native methodologies and tools, CI/CD toolchains, and build your portfolio using GitHub.
There are 4 Courses in this IBM Cloud app. development Specialization
This course introduces you to the core concepts of cloud computing. You gain the foundational knowledge required to understand cloud computing from a business perspective and become a cloud practitioner. You understand the definition and essential characteristics of cloud computing, its history, the business case for cloud computing, and emerging technology use cases enabled by cloud. We introduce you to some of the prominent service providers of our times (e.g. AWS, Google, IBM, Microsoft, etc.) the services they offer, and look at some case studies of cloud computing across industry verticals.
This course will learn about the various cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and deployment models (Public, Private, Hybrid). You will also learn the key components of a cloud infrastructure (VMs, Networking, Storage – File, Block, Object, CDN). We also cover emergent cloud trends and practices including – Hybrid Multicloud, Microservices, Serverless, DevOps, Cloud Native and Application Modernization. And we go over the basics of cloud security, monitoring, and different job roles in the cloud industry.
Even though this course does not require any prior cloud computing or programming experience, by the end of the course, you will have created your own account on IBM Cloud and gained some hands-on experience by provisioning a cloud service and working with it.
This course of the IBM Cloud app. development specialization is suitable for a large variety of audiences – whether you are an executive/manager/student who wants to become familiar with cloud computing terminology and concepts, or someone who wants foundational grounding in cloud computing to start a career in this field or become a cloud practitioner – such as a cloud engineer, developer, analyst, etc.
The completion of this course also makes you eligible to earn the Cloud Computing Core IBM digital badge.
Want to take the first steps to become a Cloud Application Developer? This course will lead you through the languages and tools you will need to develop your own Cloud Apps.
Beginning with an explanation of how internet servers and clients work together to deliver applications to users, this course then takes you through the context for application development in the Cloud, introducing front-end, back-end, and full-stack development.
Finally, you will discover tools that help you to store your projects and keep track of changes made to project files, such as Git and GitHub.
Do you want to learn about developing applications that are cloud-native right from conception to implementation? In this course, you’ll begin with some crucial cloud concepts. Then, you will dive into specific tools and techniques for developing cloud-native apps. Learning about the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, the significance of hybrid cloud infrastructures, and how they affect cloud app developers will be covered You will then look at two key areas of cloud thinking: modernization and continuous integration/continuous delivery.
In 2020, the Stack Overflow survey of developers reported that 51.4% of respondents are using Node.js, making it number one in the category of Other Frameworks, Libraries, and Tools.
In the Most Loved, Dreaded, and Wanted category for Other Frameworks, Libraries, and Tools, Node.js is in the top ten at 66.8%. React is number two at 35.9% in usage for the Web Frameworks category and 66.9% in the Most Loved, Dreaded, and Wanted category for Web Frameworks.
This course is designed to help you achieve success in this fast-growing cloud computing area. You may be an IT person looking to step up in your career, a new graduate seeking to establish a solid skillset to score a job in the cloud or web development, an IT decision-maker who needs to manage more cloud-centric projects, or someone in another field who wants to be able to talk about cloud computing knowledgeably.
The Cloud Application Development Foundations Specialization program will teach you the tools and technologies that successful software developers use to build, deploy, test, run, and manage Cloud Native applications – putting you in an advantageous position to begin a new career in a highly in-demand area.
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- 3+ Months
- Paid Course (Paid certificate)
- Cloud computing