Exam MB-500: Microsoft Dynamics 365: Finance and Operations Apps Developer (beta)

Candidates for this exam are Developers who work with Finance and Operations apps in Microsoft Dynamics 365 to implement and extend applications to meet the requirements of the business. Candidates provide fully realized solutions by using standardized application coding patterns, extensible features, and external integrations.

Candidates are responsible for developing business logic by using X++, creating and modifying Finance and Operations reports and workspaces, customizing user interfaces, providing endpoints and APIs to support Power Platform apps and external systems, performing testing, monitoring performance, analyzing and manipulating data, creating technical designs and implementation details, and implementing permission policies and security requirements.

Candidates participate in the migration of data and objects from legacy and external systems, integration of Finance and Operations apps with other systems, implementation of application lifecycle management process, planning the functional design for solutions, and managing Finance and Operations environments by using Lifecycle Services (LCS).

Candidates should have a deep knowledge and experience using the underlying framework, data structures, and objects associated with the Finance and Operations solutions.

Candidates should have experience with products that include Visual Studio, Azure DevOps, LCS tools, or SQL Server Management Studio.

Candidates should have experience in developing code by using object-oriented programming languages, analyzing and manipulating data by using Transact-SQL code, and creating and running Windows PowerShell commands and scripts.


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  • MB-500: Microsoft Dynamics 365: Finance and Operations Apps Developer (beta)

    Languages: English

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: plan architecture and solution design; apply developer tools; design and develop AOT elements; develop and test code; implement reporting; integrate and manage data solutions; and implement security and optimize performance.

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  • NOTE: The bullets that appear below each of the skills measured in the document below are intended to illustrate how we are assessing that skill. This list is not definitive or exhaustive.
  • Plan Architecture and Solution Design (10-15%)
  • Apply Developer Tools (10-15%)
  • Design and Develop AOT Elements (20-25%)
  • Develop and Test Code (10-15%)
  • Implement Reporting (10-15%)
  • Integrate and Manage Data Solutions (10-15%)
  • Implement Security and Optimize Performance (10-15%)

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