Dieser Kurs kann jederzeit als Firmenkurs sowie als Privatkurs durchgeführt werden.


Developing Windows Azure and Web Services
In this course, students will learn how to design and develop services that access local and remote data from various data sources. Students will also learn how to develop and deploy services to hybrid environments, including on-premises servers and Windows Azure.

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After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Query and manipulate data with Entity Framework
  • Use ASP.NET Web API to create HTTP-based services and consume them from .NET and non-.NET clients
  • Extend ASP.NET Web API services using message handlers, model binders, action filters, and media type formatters
  • Create SOAP-based services with the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and consume them from .NET clients
  • Apply design principles to service contracts and extend WCF services using custom runtime components and behaviors
  • Secure WCF services using transport and message security
  • Use Windows Azure Service Bus for relayed messaging and brokered messaging using queues and topics
  • Host services on on-premises servers, and on various Windows Azure environments, such as Web Roles, Worker Roles, and Web Sites
  • Deploy services to both on-premises servers and Windows Azure
  • Store and access data in Windows Azure Storage, and configure storage access rights
  • Monitor and log services, both on-premises and in Windows Azure
  • Implement federated authentication by using ACS with ASP.NET Web API services
  • Create scalable, load-balanced services


Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Experience with C# programming, and concepts such as Lambda expressions, LINQ, and anonymous types.
  • Understanding the concepts of n-tier applications.
  • Experience with querying and manipulating data with ADO.NET.
  • Knowledge of XML data structures.


This course is intended for both novice and experienced .NET developers who have a minimum of six months programming experience, and want to learn how to develop services and deploy them to hybrid environments.


  • Module 1: Overview of service and cloud technologies
      Key Components of Distributed Applications
      Data and Data Access Technologies
      Service Technologies
      Exploring Blue Yonder Airlines’ Travel Companion Application
  • Module 2: Querying and manipulating data using Entity Framework
      ADO.NET overview
      Creating an entity data model
      Querying data
      Manipulating data
  • Module 3: Creating and consuming ASP.NET Web API services
      What are HTTP services?
      Creating an ASP.NET Web API service
      Handling HTTP requests and responses
      Hosting and consuming ASP.NET Web API services
  • Module 4: Extending and securing ASP.NET Web API services
      The ASP.NET Web API request pipeline
      The ASP.NET Web API response pipeline
      Creating OData services
      Implementing Security in ASP.NET Web API services
      Injecting dependencies into controllers
  • Module 5: Creating WCF services
      Advantages of creating services with WCF
      Creating and implementing a contract
      Configuring and hosting WCF services
      Consuming WCF services
  • Module 6: Designing and extending WCF services
      Applying design principles to service contracts
      Handling distributed transactions
      WCF pipeline architecture
      Extending the WCF pipeline
  • Module 7: Implementing Security in WCF services
      Transport security
      Message security
      Configuring service authentication and authorization
  • Module 8: Windows Azure Service Bus
  • Module 9: Hosting services
      Hosting services on-premises
  • Module 10: Deploying Services
      Web Deployment with Visual Studio
      Creating and deploying Web Application packages
      Command-line tools for web deployment packages
      Continuous delivery with TFS and GIT
      Best practices for production deployment
  • Module 11: Windows Azure Storage
      Introduction to Windows Azure storage
      Restricting access to Windows Azure Storage
  • Module 12: Monitoring and diagnostics
      Performing diagnostics using tracing
      Configuring service diagnostics
      Monitoring IIS
      Monitoring services using Windows Azure diagnostics
      Debugging using IntelliTrace
  • Module 13: Identity management and access control
      Claim-based identity concepts
      Access Control Service
      Configuring services to use federated identities
      Handling federated identities in the client side
  • Module 14: Scaling Services
      Introduction to scalability
      Load balancing
      Scaling on-premises services with distributed cache
      Caveats of scaling services
      Scaling globally