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Learn the fundamentals of cloud computing while being introduced to compute power, security, storage, networking, messaging, and management services in the cloud.Deploy a Static Website on AWS
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Learn both the theory of using serverless technologies with the practice of developing a complex serverless application and focuses on learning by doing. You will learn advanced serverless features such as implementing WebSockets and stream processing.Serverless ApplicationsCapstone Project
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Kesha has over 20 years experience in software development and is a software engineering manager at Chick-fil-A, routinely leading innovation teams in proving out the use of cloud services to solve complex business problems. She was recently named an Alexa Champion by Amazon.
Gabe is the CTO at Ursa & Tech Advisor for Start-Ups. Gabe has expertise in building cloud-based machine learning and natural language processing services at early stage tech companies. He holds technical degrees from Cornell University and Stony Brook University.
Sebastian is the CEO and co-founder of Loodse, where he wants to empower IT teams to focus on their core expertise: writing groundbreaking applications. He is a CNCF Ambassador and has published several articles on Kubernetes in leading tech media including The New Stack.
Ivan formerly worked at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he built features for cloud services such as CloudWatch, and his professional experience includes cloud, networking and blockchain. Ivan is also a prolific Open Source contributor, blogger, and online instructor.
Andrew is a Course Developer who enjoys making the world a better place through code. He first discovered his passion for teaching as an instructor at App Academy, and continues to enjoy empowering students to advance their education.
Eddy has worked at BlackRock, Thomson Reuters, and Morgan Stanley, and has an MS in FInancial Engineering from HEC Lausanne. Eddy taught data analytics at UC Berkeley and contributed to Udacity’s Self-Driving Car and Artificial Intelligence for Trading programs.
Bryan’s been lead developer for several major companies, including Bytemark, which handles payments for transit authorities in major cities. He is the founder of Beginner Programmers, the largest blockchain meetup group in the world. His bootcamps have taught tens of thousands of people how to code.
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The cloud developer field is expected to continue growing rapidly over the next several years, and there’s huge demand for cloud developers across industries.
Udacity has collaborated with industry professionals to offer a world-class learning experience so you can advance your software development career. You will get hands-on experience building and deploying full stack apps, converting monolith to microservices and developing serverless app on the cloud, and more. Udacity provides high-quality support as you master in-demand skills that will qualify you for high-value jobs in cloud computing field and help you land a job you love.
By the end of the Nanodegree program, you will have an impressive portfolio of real-world projects and valuable hands-on experience.
This program is designed to prepare students to become Cloud Developers. This includes job titles such as cloud developer, full stack developer, cloud engineers, and others. Cloud development skills are also helpful for adjacent software engineering roles.
This Nanodegree program offers an ideal path for experienced software/web developers to advance their career. If you enjoy building web applications and want to learn to learn how to build them on cloud, this is a great way to get hands-on practice with a variety of cloud computing principles and best practices.
There is no application. This Nanodegree program accepts everyone, regardless of experience and specific background.
To optimize your success in this program, we’ve created a list of prerequisites and recommendations to help you prepare for the curriculum. To enroll, you should have experience in the following:
You should also have some familiarity with:
The Cloud Developer Nanodegree program is comprised of content and curriculum to support 5 (five) projects. Once you subscribe to a Nanodegree program, you will have access to the content and services for the length of time specified by your subscription. We estimate that students can complete the program in four (4) months working 10 hours per week.
Each project will be reviewed by the Udacity reviewer network. Feedback will be provided and if you do not pass the project, you will be asked to resubmit the project until it passes.
Please see the Udacity Nanodegree program FAQs found here for policies on enrollment in our programs.
For this Nanodegree program you will need a desktop or laptop computer running recent versions of Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux and an unmetered broadband Internet connection.