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Application modernization

In 2020, cloud roles were among the top 10 most in-demand IT roles. 1 Learn how to modernize your legacy services or build cloud-native applications using Google Cloud's end-to-end solutions with this learning path.

The courses in this learning path are designed for application developers and programmers who want to learn how to design, develop, and deploy applications that seamlessly integrate components from Google Cloud.

Cloud Developer learning path

A Cloud Developer builds scalable and highly available cloud applications using Google Cloud and tools that leverage fully managed services. Their work may involve cloud-native applications, runtime environments, developer tools, and next-generation databases.

Learning path diagram for cloud developerHANDS-ON LABS Cloud DevelopmentHANDS-ON LABS Deploying ApplicationsDeveloping Applications with Google Cloud PlatformGoogle Cloud Fundamentals: Core InfrastructureGetting started with Google Kubernetes EngineSKILL BADGE Create and Manage Cloud Resources


Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

In this course, you will learn about the computing and storage services available in Google Cloud, including Compute Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, App Engine, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, and BigQuery. This course also introduces important resource and policy management tools, such as the Resource Manager hierarchy and Cloud Identity and Access Management.

Switching to Google Cloud from another public cloud provider? Start with Google Cloud Fundamentals for those with experience in AWS or Azure.

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Developing Applications with Google Cloud Platform

Learn to design, develop, and deploy applications that seamlessly integrate components from the Google Cloud ecosystem. This course is ideal for developers who want to build cloud-native applications or redesign existing applications that will run on Google Cloud. In this course, you'll use Google Cloud services and pre-trained machine learning APIs to build secure, scalable, and intelligent cloud-native applications.

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Getting started with Google Kubernetes Engine

Learn to containerize workloads in Docker containers, deploy them to Kubernetes clusters provided by Google Kubernetes Engine, and scale those workloads to handle increased traffic.

For a more comprehensive presentation of Kubernetes, try the Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine training.

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Create and Manage Cloud Resources

You might come into this quest with little or no prior cloud knowledge, but you'll come out with practical experience that you can apply to your first Google Cloud project. You'll learn how to write Cloud Shell commands, deploy your first virtual machine, and run applications on Kubernetes Engine or with load balancing. You'll have the opportunity to earn a Google Cloud skill badge upon completion.

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Cloud Development

This quest is structured to give experienced app developers hands-on practice with developing applications in Google Cloud. These labs follow the sequence of activities needed to plan, create, and deploy an app in Google Cloud from beginning to end.

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Deploying Applications

Google Cloud provides many different frameworks and options to fit your application's needs. In this introductory-level quest, get hands-on practice deploying sample applications on Google's App Engine.

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    Cloud Shell, Cloud SDK, Cloud Storage, App Engine, Cloud Datastore, Firebase, Firebase SDK, Cloud SQL, Cloud IAM, Cloud Functions, Cloud EndPoints, Google Kubernetes Engine, Container Registry, Cloud Logging and Monitoring, Cloud Pub/Sub, Cloud Spanner, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud

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