Cisco E-Learning for NPDEV v4.0 is for software developers looking to automate network infrastructure and/or utilize APIs and toolkits to interface with SDN controllers and individual devices. This course is aligned with the topics covered by the 300-560 NPDEV exam, leading to the Cisco Network Programmability Developer Specialist Certification.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of networking, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and subnetting, functions of infrastructure components in a network, and the need for network programmability.
  • Review data handling and formats.
  • Have knowledge of Cisco ACI, APIC-EM and ODL Controller technologies and conceptual frameworks, as well as how to make REST and Python requests.
  • Interpret and produce code to deploy configurations to multiple devices using RESTCONF and NETCONF.
  • Identify available network programmability developer tools and Cisco virtual platforms.

Target Audience

  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees

Course Prerequisites

It is recommended to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Required: Ability to program in Java, Python, C, or other languages
  • Recommended, but not required:
    • Complete the Programming for Network Engineers (PRNE) v1.0 Cisco E-Learning or equivalent Python programming experience
    • Any CCNA, CCNP, or CCIE Certification

Associated Certification: Network Programmability Developer Specialist
Associated Exam: 300-560 NPDEV