Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate
Role-based Microsoft Certification for Azure Developers
Microsoft Azure is the cloud for modern business. Expand your Azure development skills to meet future business needs as a Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate.
Earning this certification will validate you are able to:
- Develop for cloud storage
- Create Platform as a Service (PaaS) Solutions
- Secure cloud solutions
- Develop for an Azure cloud model
- Implement cloud integration solutions
- Develop Azure Cognitive Services, Bot, and IoT solutions
- Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service compute solutions
- Develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solutions
- Develop for Azure storage
- Implement Azure security
- Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize solutions
- Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services
Not sure what it takes to earn your Microsoft certification for Azure Developers?
Check out our publication, A Complete Guide: How to Become a Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate to gain valuable insight into the certification process for this highly sought-after accolade.
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While it's not a strict prerequisite, it is recommended that you earn your Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification prior to training for your Azure role-based certifications.
Follow the path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert by becoming a Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate, then prepare for and pass the AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies and AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design exams.
Microsoft provides two re-certification options for those who want to demonstrate continues competence in these areas. You can demonstrate that you're staying current in the technology by either taking a re-certification exam or stay-current course within two years of earning your certification. As soon as you pass either the course or the exam, the expiration date on your certification will be extended two years from that date. For more information, please check out the FAQ on Microsoft's Certification Exam Policies page.