Exam PL-400: Microsoft Power Platform Developer

As a candidate for this exam, you design, develop, test, secure, and troubleshoot Microsoft Power Platform solutions. You implement components of a solution that include:

  • Application enhancements
  • Custom user experiences
  • System integrations
  • Data conversions
  • Custom process automation

You must have:

  • A strong applied knowledge of Microsoft Power Platform services, including in-depth understanding of its capabilities, boundaries, and constraints.
  • A basic understanding of authentication, security, and application lifecycle management (ALM) practices for the Microsoft Power Platform.

As a candidate, you should have development experience that includes Microsoft Power Platform services, JavaScript, JSON, TypeScript, C#, HTML, RESTful Web APIs, and Microsoft Azure.


The English language version of this exam was updated on September 19, 2023. Review the study guide linked in the “Tip” box for details about the latest changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date. While Microsoft makes every effort to update localized versions as noted, there may be times when the localized versions of this exam are not updated on this schedule.

Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.


Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Developer Associate

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  • PL-400: Microsoft Power Platform Developer

    Languages: German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese (Simplified)

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: create a technical design; configure Microsoft Dataverse; create and configure Power Apps; configure business process automation; extend the user experience; extend the platform; and develop integrations.

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Skills measured

  • The English language version of this exam was updated on September 19, 2023. Review the study guide linked in the preceding “Tip” box for details about the skills measured and latest changes.
  • Create a technical design (10—15%)
  • Configure Microsoft Dataverse (15—20%)
  • Create and configure Power Apps (10—15%)
  • Extend the user experience (10—15%)
  • Extend the platform (35—40%)
  • Develop integrations (5—10%)

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