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Azure Developer Associate

Microsoft Azure is the cloud for modern business. Expand your Azure development skills to meet future business needs with these certifications.

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Step 1: Review the skills and knowledge required to certify.

Step 2: Train for certification exams.*

Step 3: Take a practice exam.

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Step 4: Schedule your exams and get certified.

*Classroom and online training options will be added when available.

Required exams

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Exam AZ-200: Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions

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Exam AZ-201: Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions

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Exam AZ-202: Microsoft Azure Developer Certification Transition

This exam is intended only for candidates who have taken Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions. If you have not taken Exam 532, you will not earn a certification by taking this exam.

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Skills and knowledge

Candidates who earn an Azure Developer certification are verified by Microsoft to have the following skills and knowledge.

Select an appropriate compute solution
  • leverage appropriate design patterns
  • select appropriate network connectivity options
  • design for hybrid topologies
Select an appropriate integration solution
  • address computational bottlenecks, state management, and OS requirements
  • provide for web hosting if applicable
  • evaluate minimum number of nodes
Select an appropriate storage solution
  • validate data storage technology capacity limitations
  • address durability of data
  • provide for appropriate throughput of data access
  • evaluate structure of data storage
  • provide for data archiving, retention, and compliance
Develop solutions that use storage tables
  • connect to storage
  • design and implement policies to tables
  • query a table storage by using code
Develop solutions that use Cosmos DB storage
  • choose a consistency level
  • choose appropriate API for Cosmos DB Storage
  • create, read, update, and delete tables in Cosmos storage by using code
  • manage documents and collections in Cosmos DB Storage
Develop solutions that use file storage
  • implement quotas for File Shares in storage account
  • move items in file shares between containers asynchronously
  • set file storage container properties in metadata
Develop solutions that use a relational database
  • create, read, update, and delete database tables by using code
  • implement dynamic data masking
Develop solutions that use blob storage
  • create a shared access signature for a blob
  • move items in blob storage between containers asynchronously
  • set blob storage container properties in metadata
Developing for caching and content delivery solutions
  • develop for Azure Redis cache, storage on Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)
  • develop code to address session state and cache invalidation
Create web applications by using PaaS
  • create an Azure app service web app by using Azure CLI, PowerShell, and other tools
  • create documentation for the API by using open source and other tools
  • create an App Service Web App for containers
  • create an App Service background task by using WebJobs
Create mobile apps using PaaS
  • add push notifications for mobile app
  • enable offline sync for mobile app
  • implement a remote instrumentation strategy for mobile devices
Create an app service Logic App
  • create a custom connector for Logic Apps, a custom template for a Logic App
  • create a Logic App
  • package an Azure App Service Logic App
Create app or service that runs on Service Fabric
  • develop a stateful Reliable Service and a stateless Reliable Service
  • develop an actor-based Reliable Service
  • write code to consume Reliable Collections in your service
Create serverless functions
  • implement the bindings for the function (input and output)
  • implement the function trigger by using a data operation, timer, webhook, or other tools
  • develop an Azure Function app for containers by using Azure Portal, CLI, and other tools
  • develop an Azure Service Fabric Mesh App
Schedule bulk operations
  • define the batch output and conditions by using Batch Service API
  • write code to run a batch job
  • run a batch job by using Azure CLI, Azure Portal, and other tools
Create solutions that use Azure Kubernetes Service
  • configure diagnostic settings on resources
  • create a container image by using a Docker file
  • create an Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS) cluster by using the Azure CLI and Azure Portal
  • publish an image to the Azure Container Registry
  • implement an application that runs on an Azure Container Instance
  • implement container instances by using Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS), Azure Service Fabric, and other tools
  • manage container settings by using code
Design and develop applications that use media services
  • implement an application using Video Indexer, Video API, Preview, and other media related services
  • implement file-based encoding and Azure Media Analytics
  • develop media solutions that use AI services (e.g., content moderation, optical character recognition, video summarization, face detection, etc.)
Implement authentication
  • implement authentication by using certificates, forms-based authentication, tokens, Windows-integrated authentication
  • implement multi-factor authentication by using Azure AD options
Implement access control
  • implement Claims-Based Access Control (CBAC) and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) authorization
Implement secure data solutions
  • encrypt and decrypt data at rest
  • encrypt data with Always Encrypted
  • implement Azure Confidential Compute and SSL/TLS communications
  • manage cryptographic keys in the Azure Key Vault
Develop for asynchronous processing
  • implement parallelism, multithreading, processing, durable functions, Azure logic apps, interfaces with storage, interfaces to data access, and appropriate asynchronous compute models
Develop for autoscaling
  • implement autoscaling rules and patterns (schedule, operational/system metrics, code that addresses singleton application instances, and code that addresses transient state
Develop long-running tasks
  • implement large-scale, parallel, and high-performance apps by using batches
  • implement resilient apps by using queues
  • implement code to address application events by using web hooks
  • address continuous processing tasks by using web jobs
Implement distributed transactions
  • identify tools to implement distributed transactions (e.g., ADO.NET, elastic transactions, multi-database transactions)
  • manage transaction scope
  • manage transactions across multiple databases and servers
Enable search of textual content
  • create an Azure Search index by using code, Azure Portal, etc.
  • import searchable data by using code, Azure Portal, etc.
  • query the Azure Search index by using code
Instrument an app or service and implement logging
  • configure instrumentation in an app or service by using Application Insights and other tools
  • configure logging service by using Application Insights, Azure Alerts, Azure Dashboards, Metrics Explorer, and other tools (e.g., ELK)
Manage APIs by using API Management (APIM)
  • analyze recommendations on security center
  • create an APIM instance
  • configure authentication for APIs
  • create an API gateway
  • define policies for APIs
Configure a message-based integration architecture
  • configure an app or service to send emails, Event Grid, and the Azure Relay Service
  • create and configure a Notification Hub, an Event Hub, and a Service Bus
  • configure queries across multiple products
  • configure an app or service with Microsoft Graph
Develop an application message model
  • create a message schema and a message exchange
  • create and configure a Notification Hub, an Event Hub, and a Service Bus
  • create an event model
  • create topics and subscriptions
Integrate Azure Cognitive Services in an application
  • develop solutions by using intelligent algorithms that identify items from images and videos
  • develop solutions by using intelligent algorithms related to speech, natural language processing, Bing Search, and recommendations and decision making
Create and integrate bots
  • create a bot by using the Bot Framework
  • create a natural language conversation flow
  • manage bots by using the Azure Portal
  • register a bot by using the Bot Framework
Create and implement IoT solutions
  • configure Azure Time Series Insights
  • configure Stream Analytics service for inputs and outputs
  • establish bidirectional communication with IoT devices by using IoT Hub
  • register devices with IoT Hub Device