Developing with Cisco Network Programmability [v4.0]

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Instructed by Dell EMC

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Course Description


Developing with Cisco Network Programmability v4.0 (NPDEV) is a 5-day course for software developers looking to automate network infrastructure and 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.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to meet these objectives:

  • Learn 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.
  • Learn about Cisco ACI, APIC-EM and Open SDN Controller technologies and conceptual frameworks, as well as how to make REST and Python requests.
  • Learn about Cisco NSO framework and how to make REST, YANG, 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

Suggested Audience:

  • This course is intended for…
  • Network Designer/ Network Administrator/ Network Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Consulting Systems Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners

Duration: 5 Days



The knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course
are as follows:

  • Recommended: CCNP or equivalent experience
  • CCNP, CCIE, CCDP or CCDE required to obtain the NP Design & Implementation
  • Specialist Certification
  • Recommended: Complete the Programming for Network Engineers (PRNE) ELT or equivalent Python programming experience

Course Curriculum

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  • Describing the Components and Concepts of Network Programmability
  • Describing Networking Concepts and the OSI and TCP/IP Models
  • Describing the Functions of Infrastructure Components in a Network
  • Switching Concepts
  • Describing IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing and Subnetting
  • Routing Concepts
  • Describing NETCONF, YANG, and RESTCONF
  • Programming Cisco IOS XE and XR Software
  • Programming Cisco ASA Software
  • Programming Cisco NX-OS Software
  • Describing Cisco ACI
  • Using Cisco APIC REST API
  • Cobra SDK and Arya
  • Describing the Cisco APIC-EM Platform
  • Describing Cisco APIC-EM Services
  • Describing the Cisco APIC-EM Advanced Applications
  • Exploring Cisco APIC-EM REST APIs
  • Using Cisco APIC-EM Developer Resources for Postman and Pytho
  • Introducing the OpenDaylight SDN Controller
  • Working with the OpenDaylight Code
  • Module 6: Network Programming Tools and Techniques
  • Describing Network Programming Tools and Techniques


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This class is intended for participants with some prior exposure to the technology and are now looking to build up their expertise on the topic.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to sit of the related certification exam (see course overview). All participants receive a course completion certificate, demonstrating their expertise on the subject.

Total duration of the online, live instructor led sessions. Sessions are typically delivered as short lectures (2-hrs weekdays/3-hrs weekends) and detailed hands-on guidance.

Expected offline lab work hours that participants will need to complete and submit to the trainer, during and after the instructor-led online sessions.

  1. We are happy to refund full fee paid - no questions asked - should you feel that the training is not up to your expectations.
  2. Our dedicated team of expert training enablement advisors are available on email, phone and chat to assist you with your queries.
  3. All courseware, including session recordings, will always be available to access to you for future reference and rework.

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