+++ title = "Managing Apps" weight = "5" chapter = "true" pre = "5. " +++
In this section we will look at the common capabilities related to managing applications in Cloud Foundry.
If you have not done it already, download the cfcd-prep.zip archive. It contains apps used by throughout the prep course. Unzip this somewhere on your local filesystem.
A note about entity lifecycle
As you proceed through the rest of the course, be sure you know how to Create, Read, Update, and Delete (CRUD) each resource we are discussing. For example, when we discuss User Provided Service Instances, be sure you know how to create them, see the values, update them, and delete them.