Service Development Lab with .NET & Windows Azure


Module 14
Service Development Lab with .NET & Windows Azure

As a continuation of course module 13, this lab-style course provides a series of hands-on exercises that enable participants to apply service-orientation and SOA practices first-hand, using .NET and Windows Azure development technologies. Lab exercises are provided in both printed and electronic formats and require participants to solve a number of interrelated development problems.

This course can be delivered with workstations that contain Visual Studio, or completed using only the paper-based version of the exercises. In both cases, attendees receive a CD containing complete project files and source code for all exercises.

Exercises are provided in both written and electronic formats.

Duration: 1 Day

Taking the Course at a Workshop

This course can be taken as part of public or private instructor-led workshops. Visit the Workshop Calendar page to view the current calendar of public workshops or contact to inquire about private workshop delivery.

The following materials are provided to public and private workshop participants:

Note that as a workshop participant, you may be eligible for discounts on the purchase of the self-study kit and Prometric exam voucher for this course.

Taking the Course using a Self-Study Kit

This course can be completed via self-study by purchasing a self-study kit, which includes the base course materials as well as additional supplements and resources designed specifically for self-paced study and exam preparation.

Visit the Self-Study Kits page for pricing information and for details regarding discounted self-study kit bundles for individual certification tracks. The following materials are provided in the self-study kit for this course:

Module 14 Self-Study Guide (50 pages)Module 14
Self-Study Guide
(50 pages)
Audio Tutor CD 1 Module 14 Overview (with Christop Schittko)Audio Tutor CD 1
Module 14 Overview
(with Christop Schittko)
Module 14 Code Listings (source code for examples)Module 14 Code Listings
(source code for examples)
 Flash Cards Flash Cards

Note that any required text book(s) for this course are not included as part of the self-study kit and need to be purchased separately. Also, this self-study kit can be purchased with or without a discounted Prometric voucher for the exam that corresponds to this course:


Self-study kits and bundles and associated text books can be purchased using the online store.

Note that by purchasing and registering this self-study kit, you may be eligible for discounts on the registration of this course as part of a workshop.

About the Text Books

This SOACP course module covers a range of in-depth topics that are described in the course booklets and further elaborated by detailed technical coverage and case study examples in the associated SOA Principles of Service Design, SOA Design Patterns, SOA with .NET & Windows Azure: Realizing Service-Orientation with the Microsoft Platform text books from the acclaimed Prentice Hall Service Technology Series from Thomas Erl.


This course corresponds to Exam S90.14, which is required for the following certifications:

Vendor-Neutral Topic Overview

Note that all SOACP course modules are focused on vendor-neutral SOA topics and therefore do not provide detailed coverage of any vendor-specific platforms or technologies. SOACP courses are intentionally authored this way so as to provide an unambiguous and objective understanding of SOA practices and technology that can be further complemented with product-specific training.

Fact Sheet

Download a printable PDF document with information about this course module and its corresponding self-study kit.

Prometric Exams

A self-study kit is available for each Prometric exam, visit:

Self-Study Kits

A self-study kit is available for each Prometric exam, allowing you to study remotely and at your own pace. For information about the latest available Self-Study Kits, visit the Self-Study page.

Instructor-Led Workshops

The following public workshops are currently scheduled. Additional workshops are often added on short notice. For information regarding private instructor-led workshops delivered to your location, contact: