Are you a Microsoft 365 Developer? It’s Time to be Certified

Posted 4 Nov 2019 by Liberty Munson (Microsoft)

UPDATE: The promo code to receive the 80% discount* on this exam has been extended to January 10, 2020. Details below.

Are you a developer who designs, builds, tests, and maintains applications and solutions that are optimized for the productivity and collaboration needs of organizations using the Microsoft 365 platform? Are you proficient in Microsoft identity and Microsoft Graph? Do you have general knowledge on UI elements (including Adaptive Cards and UI Fabric), integration points (including Microsoft Teams, Office Add-ins, SharePoint Framework, Actionable Messages), and determining workload platform targets? If so, I have a great opportunity for you to showcase your skills and be recognized for them . . . take and pass this beta exam!

The new Microsoft 365 Certified: Developer Associate has one exam that is currently in beta: MS-600: Building Applications and Solutions with Microsoft 365 Core Services.

To receive the 80% discount*, use code MS600Middlebury when prompted for payment.

This is NOT a private access code. You can use this code to register for and take the exam on or before January 10, 2020.

*The first 300 people who register can take these exams for an 80% discount! (Why beta exams are no longer free.) The seats are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. You must register for the exam on or before January 10, 2020. Take the exam as soon as possible, so we can leverage your comments, feedback, and exam data in our evaluation of the quality of the questions.

Preparing for Beta Exams

Taking a beta exam is your chance to have a voice in the questions we include on the exam when it goes live. The rescore process starts on the day that exams go live, and final s cores are released approximately 10 days later. For updates on when the rescore is complete, follow me on Twitter (@libertymunson). For questions about the timing of beta exam scoring and live exam release, see the blog posts The Path from Beta Exam to Live Exam and More Tips About Beta Exams.

Remember, the number of spots is limited, so when they're gone, they're gone. You should also be aware that there are some countries where the beta code will not work (including Turkey, Pakistan, India, and China). You will not be able to take the beta exam in those countries.

Also keep in mind that these exams are in beta, which means that you will not be scored immediately. You will receive your final score and passing status after your exam is live.

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