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Cloud Application Developer Capstone

In this project you will sharpen your new full stack cloud application development skills. You will use modern tools and technologies to create a working cloud ecosystem. You will design and develop a comprehensive solution that reflects your mastery of key cloud native computing concepts and capabilities.

Cloud Application Developer Capstone

There is one session available:

After a course session ends, it will be archived.
Starts Dec 1
Estimated 3 weeks
4–6 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
Free
Optional upgrade available

About this course

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The project provides you with a real-life challenge that requires you to flex and firm your cloud native application development muscle. You will start with a problem situation. To address this problem, you will use resources like GitHub, IBM Cloud services, and open source frameworks, and you will apply your knowledge of cloud native languages, database management, AI/machine learning, continuous integration and continuous delivery, and cloud native APIs. Through a series of labs and assessments, you will use modern tools and services including IBM Watson Assistant, IBM Cloudant, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, Node.js, React.js, and Express.js.

The second part of this course will have you review and test your overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, languages, frameworks, databases, and architectural models. When you complete this project and final test, you will have raised your skills to a higher level and built a working cloud native application that will impress potential employers.

At a glance

  • Institution: IBM
  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisites:
    • Basic HTML5 & JavaScript Skills
    • Basic understanding of Cloud Native Development concepts
    • Basic understanding of Cloud DevOps and Git concepts
    • Python
    • Django
    • Containers
    • Kubernetes

What you'll learn

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You will learn how to:

  • Sign up for IBM Cloud Lite account.
  • Create a Cloudant service instance.
  • Create a Watson Assistant service instance.
  • Import a skill into Watson Assistant.
  • Create a Cloudant database.
  • Create a Github repository and clone the skeleton project.
  • Import JSON data into the Cloudant database.
  • Create IBM Cloud Functions actions as middleware.
  • Integrate the actions with chatbot using webhooks.
  • Create the server side application.
  • Integrate the chatbot with the font end React.js application.
  • Add continuous integration and continuous deployment.

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