Developer

Developers design, build, test, and maintain solutions. Developers implement applications and services by partnering with Solution Architects and customers.

Developer certification path

The developer certification path is organized into 3 levels: Fundamentals, Associate and Expert.

An optional start for those new to Azure

FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATION

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

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Developer certifications

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Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate

Requirements: Exam AZ-203
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Candidates for the Azure Developer Associate certification should have subject matter expertise designing, building, testing, and maintaining cloud applications and services on Microsoft Azure.

Responsibilities for this role include participating in all phases of cloud development from requirements definition and design, to development, deployment, and maintenance. performance tuning, and monitoring.

Azure Developers partner with cloud solution architects, cloud DBAs, cloud administrators, and clients to implement solutions.

A candidate for this certification should have 1-2 years professional development experience and experience with Microsoft Azure. In addition, the role should have ability programming in a language supported by Azure and proficiency in Azure SDKs, data storage options, data connections, APIs, app authentication and authorization, compute and container deployment, debugging, performance tuning, and monitoring.

Microsoft Certified: Dynamics 365: Finance and Operations Apps Developer Associate

Requirements: Exam MB-300, MB-500
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Developers who work with Finance and Operations apps in Microsoft Dynamics 365 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.

Microsoft 365 Certified: Developer Associate

Requirements: Exam MS-600
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Microsoft 365 Developers design, build, test, and maintain applications and solutions that are optimized for the productivity and collaboration needs of organizations using the Microsoft 365 platform.

Microsoft 365 Developers are proficient in the Microsoft identity and Microsoft Graph. They 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.

Microsoft Certified: Power Apps + Dynamics 365 Developer Associate

Requirements: Exam PL-900
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Developers who work with Microsoft Power Apps and Dynamics 365 are responsible for designing, developing, securing, and extending a Dynamics 365 implementation. Candidates implement components of the solution that include application enhancements, custom user experience, system integrations, data conversions, custom process automation, and custom visualizations.

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