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600-502 NPDEV

Developing with Cisco Network Programmability

Exam Number 600-502 NPDEV
Associated Certification Cisco Network Application Developer Specialist
Duration 90 minutes (55 - 65 questions)
Available Languages English
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This exam tests a candidate's ability to develop network applications in the Cisco ONE programmable environment. It also tests the ability to develop the middle layer called Network Applications, which enables different service provider, campus, and data center use cases. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Developing with Cisco Network Programmability.

The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed. The following topics are general guidelines for the content that is likely to be included on the practical exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the following guidelines may change at any time without notice.

  • 25%     1.0   Interpreting the Requirements

      • 1.1   Gathering the requirements
      • 1.2   Mapping the requirements to capabilities
      • 1.3   Identifying the application dependencies in conjunction with
                company environment (policies and IT infrastructure)
      • 1.4   Drafting the block diagram and functional specifications
      • 1.5   Documenting application/networking touch points
  • 39%     2.0   Writing Applications

      • 2.1   Planning Phase
      • 2.2   Development Phase
      • 2.3   Implementation Phase
  • 20%     3.0   Testing

      • 3.1   Creating a test plan
      • 3.2   Performing the testing cycle
  • 16%     4.0   Troubleshooting Applications
                (post deployment)

      • 4.1   Identifying the problem
      • 4.2   Remediating the problem
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