Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Developer Exam Guide: Modernize your applications

English | 2021 | ISBN: 1800560990 | 382 pages | True (PDF EPUB) | 13.28 MB

Discover how Google Cloud services can help you to reduce operational tasks and focus on delivering business value with your applications
Key Features

Design, develop, and deploy end-to-end cloud-native applications using Google Cloud services
Prepare for the GCP developer exam with the help of a fictitious business case and a Q&A section
Get hands-on with implementing code examples of different GCP services in your applications

Book Description

Google Cloud Platform is one of the three major cloud providers in the industry, exhibiting great leadership in application modernization and data management. This book provides a comprehensive introduction for those who are new to cloud development and shows you how to use the tools to create cloud-native applications by integrating the technologies used by Google.

The book starts by taking you through the basic programming concepts and security fundamentals necessary for developing in Google Cloud. You’ll then discover best practices for developing and deploying applications in the cloud using different components offered by Google Cloud Platform such as Cloud Functions, Google App Engine, Cloud Run, and other GCP technologies. As you advance, you’ll learn the basics of cloud storage and choosing the best options for storing different kinds of data as well as understand what site reliability engineers do. In the last part, you’ll work on a sample case study of Hip Local, a community application designed to facilitate communication between people nearby, created by the Google Cloud team.

By the end of this guide, you’ll have learned how to design, develop, and deploy an end-to-end application on the Google Cloud Platform.
What you will learn

Get to grips with the fundamentals of Google Cloud Platform development
Discover security best practices for applications in the cloud
Find ways to create and modernize legacy applications
Understand how to manage data and databases in Google Cloud
Explore best practices for site reliability engineering, monitoring, logging, and debugging
Become well-versed with the practical implementation of GCP with the help of a case study

Who this book is for

This book is for cloud engineers or developers working or starting to work on Google Cloud Platform and looking to take advantage of cloud-native applications. You’ll also find this book useful if you are preparing for the GCP developer exam.
Table of Contents

Google Cloud Platforms Developer Fundamentals
Security Fundamentals and Best Practices
Application Modernization using Google Cloud
Using Cloud Functions and Google App Engine
Virtual Machines and Container Applications on Google Cloud Platform
Managing APIs on Google Cloud Platform
Handling Unstructured Data
Databases and Event Messages in Google Cloud
Data Management and Databases Strategy
Optimizing Applications with Caching Strategies on Google Cloud Platform
Logging on Google Cloud Platform
Cloud Monitoring, Tracing, and Debugging
Hip Local Sample Case Study Preparation
Assessments