Exam 70-357: Developing Mobile Apps

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Candidates for this exam are experienced developers who design and develop Windows 10 apps for deployment to either the Windows Store or Windows Store for Business.

Candidates typically have more than two years of experience developing Windows apps using C# and XAML, in addition to experience with WPF or Silverlight for Windows Phone. Candidates should also have experience with the Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) design pattern and Entity Framework, along with authentication technologies. Visual Studio 2015 experience is highly recommended.

Part of the requirements for: MCSA: Universal Windows Platform MCSD: App Builder

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  • 70-357: Developing Mobile Apps

    Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian

    Retirement date: none

    Candidates for this exam are experienced developers who design and develop Windows 10 apps for deployment to either the Windows Store or Windows Store for Business.

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

Skills measured

  • Develop a XAML page layout for an adaptive UI (10–15%)
  • Implement page navigation and lifecycle events (10–15%)
  • Implement data access and data binding (20–25%)
  • Implement feature detection for adaptive coding (10–15%)
  • Manage user input and custom user interactions (10–15%)
  • Manage authentication and identity management (10–15%)
  • Implement notifications, background tasks, and reusable components (15–20%)

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There may be certifications and prerequisites related to "Exam 70-357: Developing Mobile Apps"

  • MCSA: Universal Windows Platform

    This certification demonstrates your expertise at implementing Universal Windows Platform apps that offer a compelling user experience across a wide range of Windows devices.

  • MCSD: App Builder

    This certification validates that you have the skills needed to build modern mobile and/or web applications and services.

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