Pivotal Platform Acceleration Lab for Developers (.NET)


4 days


Experience best practices building cloud-native applications in a hands-on setting with Pivotal educators and consultants. The program is focused on enabling customers and partners through “doing it” rather than “talking about it”.

The PAL teaches developers and architects how to build and architect cloud-native software and covers the following topics; Pivotal Cloud Foundry, greenfield cloud-native development, end state reference architectures, replatforming, modernization.

Delivery Methods

Public (Classroom only)

  • Private (onsite)

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 production applications professionally using .NET Framework or Core.

What you'll learn

At the end of the training, students will have been exposed to and worked with:

  • Understand what Cloud Foundry is, and how it runs apps.
  • Learn about key app-centric Cloud Foundry constructs: app, manifest, buildpack, service instance, binding, domain, route, environment variables.
  • Experience common impediments to running an app on Cloud Foundry, 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).

What is not covered in this course

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