MCSD: App Builder

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This certification retires on January 31, 2021. You will no longer be able to earn this certification after this date. Any certifications you earn prior to their retirement dates will continue to appear on your transcript in the Certification Dashboard. You can also browse all retired certifications.

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

Job role: Developer

Required exams: 70-357 70-486 70-487

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MCSD: App Builder

Skills measured

  • none

Two ways to prepare

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Certification exams

  • 70-357: Developing Mobile Apps

    Languages: en es zh-cn zh-tw fr de ja pt-br ru

    Retirement date:

    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.

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

    for Developing Mobile Apps

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

  • 70-486: Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications

    Languages: en zh-cn zh-tw fr de ja pt-br

    Retirement date:

    Candidates for this exam are professional developers who use Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and ASP.NET to design and develop web solutions. Candidates should have a minimum of three to five years of experience developing Microsoft ASP.NET MVC-based solutions and knowledge of Microsoft Azure Web Apps.

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

    for Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications

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

  • 70-487: Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services

    Languages: en zh-cn fr de ja pt-br

    Retirement date:

    Candidates for this certification are professional developers that use Visual Studio 2017 and the Microsoft® .NET Core Framework to design and develop Web solutions. Candidates should have a minimum of three to five years of experience developing ASP.NET MVC-based solutions.

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

    for Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services

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

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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.