VMware Pivotal Labs: Master Class for Developers (Java) (EDU-PLDJ)

This course teaches developers and architects how to build and architect software and covers the following topics: Tanzu Application Service, greenfield development, and end state reference architectures.

Intended Audience

Developers and Lead Developers



Experience building and deploying modern software; i.e. TDD, CI/CD, and Refactoring.

Familiarity with design patterns, domain driven design, component-based architecture, and evolutionary architecture 

Experience developing apps using: Java 6 and above, Java Enterprise Edition, Java/ Spring.



By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Understand what Tanzu Application Service is, and how it runs apps
  • Learn about key app-centric Tanzu Application Service constructs: app, manifest, buildpack, service instance, binding, domain, route, environment variables 
  • Experience common impediments to running an app on Tanzu Application Service, and overcome them
  • Learn how to identify, codify, and make use of reusable patterns for building applications. Understand distributed system development/ architectures.
  • Learn how to evolve monolithic apps (i.e. understand when and how to break out microservices from the monolith)
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Course Outline

1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2 Best Practices / Architecture

  • 12-Factor applications
  • Evolutionary Architecture

3  Tanzu Application Service 

  • Applications
  • Buildpacks
  • Manifests
  • Organizations and Spaces
  • Domains and Routes
  • Services
  • Environment variables
  • Scaling

4 Continuous Delivery / Integration

  • Build Pipelines

5 Spring Development

  • Monitoring
  • Schema management
  • Database Access

6 Microservices

  • Resilience
  • Deployment
  • Service Discovery
  • Service Configuration
  • Service Security