Exam AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Candidates for this exam are cloud developers who participate in all phases of development from requirements definition and design to development, deployment, and maintenance. They partner with cloud DBAs, cloud administrators, and clients to implement solutions.

Candidates should be proficient in Azure SDKs, data storage options, data connections, APIs, app authentication and authorization, compute, and container deployment, debugging, performance tuning, and monitoring.

Candidates should have 1-2 years professional development experience and experience with Microsoft Azure. They should be able to program in an Azure-supported language, and should be proficient using Azure CLI, Azure PowerShell, and other tools.

Important

The English language version of this exam was updated on April 19, 2022. Please download the skills measured document below to see what changed.

Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.

Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate

Related exams: none

Important: See details

Go to Certification Dashboard

Schedule exam

  • AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

    Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Chinese (Traditional), Italian, Indonesian (Indonesia), Arabic (Saudi Arabia)

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: develop Azure compute solutions; develop for Azure storage; implement Azure security; monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions; and connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services. You will be able to select the code language (C# or Python) that’s included in the questions when you launch the exam.

    Price based on the country or region in which the exam is proctored.

    for Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

Skills measured

  • The English language version of this exam was updated on April 19, 2022. Please download the exam skills outline below to see what changed.
  • Develop Azure compute solutions (25-30%)
  • Develop for Azure storage (15-20%)
  • Implement Azure security (20-25%)
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions (15-20%)
  • Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services (15-20%)

Download exam skills outline

Two ways to prepare

Items in this collection

There may be certifications and prerequisites related to "Exam AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure"

Exam resources

Journey to certification

Explore steps to get certified as an Azure Developer Associate and the resources available to help you prepare.

Training and certification guide

Explore all certifications in a concise training and certifications guide.

Certification poster

Check out an overview of fundamentals, role-based and specialty certifications.

Exam Replay

See two great offers to help boost your odds of success.

Support for certification exams

Get help through Microsoft Certification support forums. A forum moderator will respond in one business day, Monday-Friday.

Certification dashboard

Review and manage your scheduled appointments, certificates, and transcripts.

Request accommodations

Learn more about requesting an accommodation for your exam.

Exam policies and FAQs

Review the exam policies and frequently asked questions.

* Pricing does not reflect any promotional offers or reduced pricing for Microsoft Imagine Academy program members, Microsoft Certified Trainers, and Microsoft Partner Network program members. Pricing is subject to change without notice. Pricing does not include applicable taxes. Please confirm exact pricing with the exam provider before registering to take an exam.

** 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.