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Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate (Legacy)

Certification details

This version of the certification is no longer available. If you have this version of the certification, you will automatically be granted the latest version of the certification.

Both versions of the certification will be listed in your certifications. You only have to renew the newer version. When the previous version expires, it will move to the certification history section of your transcript.

Candidates for the Azure Developer Associate certification should have subject matter expertise in 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; to 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 candidate for this role should have the ability to program in a language supported by Azure and proficiency in Azure SDKs, Azure PowerShell, Azure CLI, data storage options, data connections, APIs, app authentication and authorization, compute and container deployment, debugging, performance tuning, and monitoring.

Skills measured

  • None

Job role: Developer

Required exams: AZ-203 AZ-200 AZ-201

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Certification exams

  • AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

    Languages: en ja zh-cn ko

    Retirement date: **

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service compute solution; develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solution; develop for Azure storage; implement Azure security; monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize solutions; and connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services.

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

    for Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

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

  • AZ-200: Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions

    Languages: en

    Retirement date: **

    Candidates for this exam are Azure Developers who design and build cloud solutions such as applications and services. They participate in all phases of development, from solution design, to development and deployment, to testing and maintenance. They partner with cloud solution architects, cloud DBAs, cloud administrators, and clients to implement the solution.

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

    for Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions

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

  • AZ-201: Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions

    Languages: en

    Retirement date: **

    Candidates for this exam are Azure Developers who design and build cloud solutions such as applications and services. They participate in all phases of development, from solution design, to development and deployment, to testing and maintenance. They partner with cloud solution architects, cloud DBAs, cloud administrators, and clients to implement the solution.

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

    for Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions

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

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* Pricing does not reflect any promotional offers or reduced pricing for Microsoft Imagine Academy program members, Microsoft Certified Trainers, and Microsoft Partner Network program members. Pricing is subject to change without notice. Pricing does not include applicable taxes. Please confirm exact pricing with the exam provider before registering to take an exam.

** 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.