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Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Developer Associate

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Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Developer Associate

Skills measured

  • This list contains the skills measured on the exam associated with this certification. For information about upcoming or recent changes, see the associated exam details page.
  • Create a technical design
  • Configure Microsoft Dataverse
  • Create and configure Power Apps
  • Configure business process automation
  • Extend the user experience
  • Extend the platform
  • Develop integrations

If you have a passion for designing, developing, securing, and extending Microsoft Power Platform solutions, this certification could be for you. To earn this certification, you must be able to create solution components, including application enhancements, custom user experience, system integrations, data conversions, custom process automation, and custom visualizations. You need a strong applied knowledge of Microsoft Power Platform services and a basic understanding of DevOps practices for Microsoft Power Platform. Plus, your background should include development experience using JavaScript, JSON, TypeScript, C#, HTML, .NET, Azure, Microsoft 365, RESTful web services, ASP.NET, and Power BI.

Candidates for this certification typically work with app makers, functional consultants, solution architects, and IT administrators. You have varied responsibilities, including:

  • Creating technical designs and Power Apps.
  • Configuring Dataverse, Power Apps, and business process automation.
  • Extending the platform and the user experience.
  • Developing integrations.

To learn more, check out our blog post: New certification: Microsoft Power Platform Developer Associate. If you need more experience before you try for this certification, you could:

  • Volunteer on a Microsoft Power Platform development project to get hands-on experience.
  • Take learning paths on Microsoft Learn.
  • Sign up for an instructor-led training course.

Important

The English language version of this certification was updated on June 22, 2022. Visit the Exam PL-400 page to download the current exam skills outline.

Job role: Developer

Required exams: PL-400

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  • PL-400: Microsoft Power Platform Developer

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: create a technical design; configure Microsoft Dataverse; create and configure Power Apps; configure business process automation; extend the user experience; extend the platform; and develop integrations.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.

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