Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    This course will prepare you for the two newly launched Microsoft’s Azure Developer certification exams: AZ-200: Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions and AZ-201: Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions. The coursewares cover Azure architecture, Azure technology development solutions, Azure storage services and solutions, Azure Cognitive Services such as Computer Vision, QnA Maker, and natural language processing, Azure service solutions, security solutions, API management services, and much more.

    Please note that Exam AZ-200: Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions training will be available as live virtual classroom and Exam AZ-201: Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions training will be online self-paced learning.

  • What skills will you learn?

    Upon successful completion of this online training course, you will be able to:

    • Understand Azure application design and connectivity patterns, Azure networking topologies, and Azure storage facilities
    • Learn to create, read, update, and delete tables by using code
    • Design an Azure app service web app by using Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools
    • Create Azure functions including bindings and triggers
    • Create an Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS) cluster using Azure CLI and Azure Portal
    • Develop media solutions that use AI services
    • Secure data solutions by using encryption, Azure confidential computing, and SSL/TLS communications
    • Develop for asynchronous processing and understand how to implement the appropriate asynchronous compute model
    • Implement autoscaling in your solution and implement code that addresses the transient state
    • Learn how to implement large-scale, parallel and high-performance apps by using batches
    • Manage APIs by using API Management (APIM)
    • Create an APIM instance, configure authentication for APIs, create an API gateway, and define policies for APIs
    • Configure a message-based integration architecture by using the services included in Azure.
    • Configure an app or service to send email
    • Develop an application message model, including message schema and message exchange
    • Create an event model, topics, and subscriptions
    • Develop solutions using Computer Vision
    • Implement speech services and natural language processing in your app
    • Design and manage dictionaries for FAQ generation by using QnA Maker
    • Configure Azure Time Series Insights for your IoT solution
    • Configure the Stream Analytics Service for inputs and outputs for your IoT device

  • Who should take this course?

    The online Microsoft Certified Associate: Azure Developer course is ideal for experienced programmers who wish to develop and host solutions in Azure. Learners should be familiar with designing and building cloud solutions.

  • What are the prerequisites for this course?

    • At least one year of experience in developing scalable solutions through all phases of software development 
    • Prior experience with Azure and knowledge in at least one Azure-supported language is beneficial to take this course
    • Learners should have knowledge in developing apps and services by making use of Azure tools and technologies

Course preview

    • 1. Select the appropriate Azure technology development solution
      • Module 1: Select an appropriate compute solution
      • Module 2: Design for hybrid technologies
      • Module 3: Select an appropriate storage solution
    • 2. Develop for Azure Storage
      • Module 1: Develop solutions that use Azure Storage tables
      • Module 2: Develop solutions that use Azure Cosmos DB storage Azure Cosmos DB
      • Module 3: Develop solutions that use file storage
      • Module 4: Develop solutions that use a relational database
      • Module 5: Develop solutions that use Microsoft Azure Blob storage
      • Module 6: Develop for caching and content delivery solutions
    • 3. Develop Azure Platform as a Service Solutions
      • Module 1: Creating App Service Web Apps
      • Module 2: Creating mobile apps
      • Module 3: Creating an app service Logic App
      • Module 4: Creating an app or service that runs on Service Fabric
      • Module 5: Creating Azure Functions
      • Module 6: Scheduling bulk operations
      • Module 7: Create solutions that use Azure Kubernetes Service
      • Module 8: Developing apps for Azure Media Services
    • 4. Implement Security in Azure Development Solutions
      • Module 1: Implementing authentication
      • Module 2: Implementing access control
      • Module 3: Implementing secure data solutions
    • 1. Develop for an Azure Cloud Model
      • Module 1: Develop for asynchronous processing
      • Module 2: Develop for autoscaling
      • Module 3: Develop long-running tasks
      • Module 4: Implement distributed transactions
      • Module 5: Enable the search of textual content
      • Module 6: Instrument an app or service and implement logging
    • 2. Implement Azure development integration Solutions
      • Module 1: Manage APIs by using API Management
      • Module 2: Configure a message-based integration architecture
      • Module 3: Develop an application message model
    • 3. Develop Azure Cognitive Services, Bot, and IoT solutions
      • Module 1: Develop Azure Cognitive Services solutions
      • Module 2: Create and intergrate bots
      • Module 3: Create and implement IoT solutions
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Exam & certification

  • What is required to earn the Azure Developer certification?

    To earn the Azure Developer certification, you must pass the following exams:

    • AZ-200: Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions
    • AZ-201: Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions

  • Does this new exam and certification replace any existing Azure exams?

    Yes, the replacement for Exam 70-532 is the Azure Developer Associate certification, You can get this certification by passing exams AZ-200 and AZ-201. This curriculum prepares you for both exams.

  • When will old Azure certification competencies expire and when will the new requirements become valid?

    Exam 70-532 will expire on December 31, 2018, but will have validity for competencies until December 31, 2019. The new requirements will come into effect on January 1, 2019.

  • What is the difference between 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions and Microsoft Certified Associate: Azure Developer Certification?

    This new Microsoft Certified Associate: Azure Developer Certification course has evolved to have more in-depth coverage of the role-specific skills required in the industry compared to the previous certification.

  • What if I have already taken the 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure solutions certification exam? How do I become a Microsoft Certified Associate Azure Developer?

    If you have already taken the 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure solutions certification exam, then you will have to pass the Microsoft Azure Developer Certification Transition: Exam AZ-202 to become a Microsoft Certified Associate Azure Developer.

  • Is this course accredited?

    Yes, Simplilearn is a Silver Microsoft Partner, and the course is accredited by Microsoft.

  • How much does Microsoft Azure Developer certification exam cost?

    The cost of Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions Exam AZ-200 and Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions Exam AZ-201 are $165.00 USD plus taxes each or INR 4800 plus taxes each. This fee is paid to Microsoft when you register for your exam.

  • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

    Yes, our Help and Support team can provide you with assistance for the exam application process.

  • If I need to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

  • How can I learn more about this training program?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chatbot. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • How can I pass the Microsoft Azure Developer Exams in my first attempt?

    Simplilearn’s training course is designed to give you all of the skill sets necessary to successfully complete the required projects and help you pass the Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions Exam AZ-200 and Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions Exam AZ-201 in your first attempt. 

    Please note that this course does not guarantee you will pass in your first attempt but you will be armed with all of the knowledge to do so.


  • How long does it take to get Microsoft Azure Developer exam results?

    Candidates taking the Microsoft Azure Developer exam will know if they’ve passed almost immediately after they’ve completed their exam.

  • How do I order books and study materials?

    When you take Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure Developer certification training, you won’t need additional study materials. Everything you need to pass the certification exam will be provided in the course. 

  • How should I prepare for Microsoft Azure Developer exam?

    Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure Developer training courses are aligned with the requirements of the exam. As such, our experienced trainers will help you learn to use the Azure platform and prepare for the certification exam. The successful completion of Simplilearn’s Azure Developer Training will allow you to pass the Microsoft Azure Developer certification exam and get certified.

  • How long is the Microsoft Azure Developer certifications valid for?

    Azure Developer certification is valid as per Microsoft discretion. Retired certifications (i.e. certification for technologies that are no longer being used) move to the retired section of a candidate’s transcript.

  • What skills will I learn from the Azure Developer certification course?

    With Simplilearn’s Azure Developer training course, you’ll put yourself on the path to Microsoft Azure Developer certification for on the job success. Depending on the course you take, you will learn to design and maintain cloud infrastructures and configure and design web applications. You will also work on realistic, practical projects that will help theoretical concepts come to life and help you pass your certification exam with ease. 

  • Where can I download the Microsoft Azure Certification application?

    You can download the application for the Azure certification here. 

  • In what languages are Microsoft Azure Developer exam available?

    The Azure Developer exam can be taken in a variety of languages. The exams are available in English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), and Russian. Those who have to take the test in English and aren’t comfortable with it can appeal for additional time. 

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