Exam 70-483: Programming in C#

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Candidates for this exam are developers with at least one year of experience programming essential business logic for a variety of application types, hardware, and software platforms using C#.

Candidates should also have a thorough understanding of the following:

  • Managing program flow and events
  • Asynchronous programming and threading
  • Data validation and working with data collections including LINQ
  • Handling errors and exceptions
  • Working with arrays and collections
  • Working with variables, operators, and expressions
  • Working with classes and methods
  • Decision and iteration statements

Note: There are exam updates effective as of December 14, 2017. To learn more about these changes and how they affect the skills measured, please download and review the Exam 483 change document.

Part of the requirements for: MCSA: Universal Windows Platform MCSA: Web Applications

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  • 70-483: Programming in C#

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

    Retirement date: none

    Candidates for this exam are developers with at least one year of experience programming essential business logic for a variety of application types, hardware, and software platforms using C#.

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Skills measured

  • Manage Program Flow (25-30%)
  • Create and Use Types (25-30%)
  • Debug Applications and Implement Security (25-30%)
  • Implement Data Access (25-30%)

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There may be certifications and prerequisites related to "Exam 70-483: Programming in C#"

  • 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.

  • MCSA: Web Applications

    Demonstrate your expertise at implementing modern web apps.

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