Course Description

  • What are the course objectives?

    This course will prepare you for the newly launched Microsoft’s Azure Developer certification exam: AZ-203 which is a combination of 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 the training for syllabus of AZ-200: Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions training will be available as live virtual classroom and that of AZ-201: Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions 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

    • Module 1: Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service Compute Solutions

      • Implement solutions that use virtual machines (VM)
      • Implement batch jobs by using Azure Batch Services
      • Create containerized solutions
    • Module 2: Develop the Azure Platform as a Service Compute Solutions

      • Create Azure App Service Web Apps
      • Create Azure App Service mobile apps
      • Create Azure App Service API apps
      • Implement Azure functions
    • Module 3: Develop for Azure storage

      • Develop solutions that use storage tables
      • Develop solutions that use Cosmos DB storage
      • Develop solutions that use a relational database
      • Develop solutions that use blob storage
    • Module 4: Implement Azure security

      • Implement authentication
      • Implement access control
      • Implement secure data solutions
    • Module 5: Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions

      • Develop code to support scalability of apps and services
      • Integrate caching and content delivery within solutions
      • Instrument solutions to support monitoring and logging
    • Module 6: Connect to and Consume Azure Services and Third-party Services

      • Develop an App Service Logic App
      • Integrate Azure Search within solutions
      • Establish API Gateways
      • Develop event-based solutions
      • Develop message-based 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 exam:

    AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

    NOTE: This exam is a combination and replacement for 2 exams previously known as AZ-200: Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions and 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 exam AZ-203. This holistic curriculum prepares you for the exam.

  • When will the 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  Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure  Exam AZ-203 is $165.00 USD plus taxes or INR 4800 plus taxes. 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 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure Exam AZ-203  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 material?

    When you take Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure Developer certification training, you won’t need additional study material. 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. 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 certification 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.

  • Where can I download the Microsoft Azure Certification application?

    You can download the application for the Azure certification here. 

  • In what language is the 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. 

  • Is the exam fee included in the course fee?

    Yes, the exam fee is included in the course fee.


  • Who are the trainers for this training program?

    All of our trainers are Microsoft Certified (MCTs) and highly qualified with over 15 years of experience in training and working in the domain.

  • How do I get access to the Azure platform?

    You may get access to an Azure free trial by visiting:

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The system requirements to attend this online training are quite basic:

    • OS: Windows any version above XP SP3 and Mac any version above OS X 10.6
    • Internet Speed: Preferably above 512 KBPS
    • Headset: Any decent headset and microphone that can be used to talk and hear clearly

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • What is online classroom training?

    All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time.

  • How do I register for this online training course on Simplilearn?

    You can enroll in this online Azure Developer training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal 

    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the Azure Developer training?

    After successful completion of the Azure Developer Certification training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate from Simplilearn. 

  • What If I miss a session?

    We provide recordings of each session you attend for future reference.

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