MCSD App Builder

The globally recognised standard for developer excellence

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): App Builder certification validates that you have the skills needed to build modern mobile and/or web applications and services.

Earning an MCSD: App Builder certification qualifies you for a position as an application developer.

Step 1. Earn either your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Web Applications certification or your MCSA: Universal Windows Platform certification.

Step 2. Pass one of the following elective exams.

Choose one exam:Optional trainingRequired examCertification earned
Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Take course 20532 Take exam 532 MCSD: App Builder
Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services Take course 20487 Take exam 487
Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions Take course 20488 Take exam 488
Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions Take course 20489 Take exam 489
Universal Windows Platform – App Architecture and UX/UI Not yet available Take exam 354
Universal Windows Platform – App Data, Services and Coding Patterns Not yet available Take exam 355
Administering Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Take MVA course Take exam 496
Software Testing with Visual Studio Not yet available Take exam 497
Delivering Continuous Value with Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management Not yet available Take exam 498

This MCSD certification can be re-earned every calendar year by passing an additional elective exam.

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Course: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (20532 Part 1 of MCSA Cloud and Azure Solutions Architect)

This course is intended for students who have experience building vertically scaled applications. Students should also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered in Azure. This course offers students the opportunity to take an existing web application and expand its functionality as part of moving it to Azure. The course does not require any existing experience with the ASP.NET platform. This course focuses on the architectural considerations and decisions necessary when building a highly available solution in the cloud. This course also prepares the students for the 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam.
£1,950.00 (GBP)

Course: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions (20489 part of MCSD Sharepoint applications)

This course provides SharePoint developers the information needed to implement SharePoint solutions using Enterprise Search, Managed Metadata Service (MMS), Business Connectivity Services (BCS), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Web Content Management (WCM), Social Computing features and SharePoint Apps.
£1,950.00 (GBP)

Course: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions (20488 part of MCSD Sharepoint applications)

In this course, students learn core skills that are common to almost all SharePoint development activities. These include working with the server-side and client-side object models, developing and deploying features, solutions, and apps, managing identity and permissions, querying and updating list data, managing taxonomy, using workflow to manage business processes, and customizing the user interface.
£1,950.00 (GBP)

Course: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services (20487 part of MCSD Web Applications)

In this course, students will learn how to design and develop services that access local and remote data from various data sources. Students will also learn how to develop and deploy services to hybrid environments, including on-premises servers and Windows Azure.
£1,950.00 (GBP)