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Skills you will gain

Web ServiceMicroservicesRepresentational State Transfer (REST)Service-Oriented Architecture

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

14%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 10 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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University of Alberta

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Web Technologies

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 79 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
4.1.2 – Service Principles3m
4.1.3 - Web Systems Evolution8m
4.1.4 – Web Systems Architecture5m
4.1.5 – HTML / XML / JSON5m
4.1.6 – HTTP12m
4.1.7 – JavaScript4m
4.1.8 – Remote Procedure Call (RPC)14m
4.1.9 – Object Brokers12m
5 readings
Meet Your Presenter – Sam Jeffrey10m
Meet Your Facilitators10m
Discussion: Introduce Yourself10m
Service-Oriented Architecture Course Notes10m
Service-Oriented Architecture Glossary10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Review30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Web Services

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
4.2.2 – Service Invocation (SOAP)6m
4.2.3 – Service Description (WSDL)7m
4.2.4 – Service Publication and Discovery (UDDI)8m
4.2.5 – Service Composition (BPEL)5m
3 readings
Discussion: Experience with Internal Web Services10m
Peer Review Request Forum10m
Capstone Assignment 4.1 - Determine the app's information needs10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Review30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

REST Architecture for SOA

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
4.3.2 – Designing a REST Service11m
4.3.3 – Introduction to Microservices10m
2 readings
Answer to REST service ungraded assignment10m
Discussion: Ideas for REST Web Services10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Review30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Capstone Challenge

2 hours to complete
3 readings
3 readings
Capstone Assignment 4.2 - Connect app to Elasticsearch10m
Discussion: Last Word – Service Oriented Architecture10m
Acknowledgements10m
1 practice exercise
Final Exam30m

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About the Software Design and Architecture Specialization

In the Software Design and Architecture Specialization, you will learn how to apply design principles, patterns, and architectures to create reusable and flexible software applications and systems. You will learn how to express and document the design and architecture of a software system using a visual notation. Practical examples and opportunities to apply your knowledge will help you develop employable skills and relevant expertise in the software industry....
Software Design and Architecture

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