Course Overview

April 1, 2019 - Update from Microsoft

The AZ-203 track was rolled out as a replacement for the AZ-200 + AZ-201 tracks and AZ-200 & 201 and 202 exams for earning the Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate certification. This was a move to simplify the process to earning this certifications based on feedback received from customers.

Please visit AZ-203: Azure Developer Certification Track for training options.


The AZ-200: Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions Certification Track prepares you for Microsoft’s Azure Developer certification exam AZ-200: Develop Core Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions. This training course track is designed for developers who already know how to code in at least one of the Azure-supported languages.

The coursework covers Azure architecture, design and connectivity patterns, choosing the right storage solution for your development needs, developing solutions leveraging Azure Storage options including: Cosmos DB, Azure Storage tables, file storage, Blob, relations databases and caching and content delivery networks, creating App Service Web Apps; notification and offline sync for mobile apps; Service Fabric; serverless Azure Functions; managing bulk operations through the Batch Service API; Azure Kubernetes Service; and Azure Media Services, authentication work in Azure, and how to implement secure data solutions with:  encryption; Azure Key Vault; and SSL and TLS communications.

Key Learning Areas

  • Learn common Azure application design and connectivity patterns
  • Measuring and planning throughput, and data access structure
  • Learn about Azure networking topologies
  • Connect to storage in Azure
  • Design and implement policies to Tables
  • Create, read, update, and delete tables by using code
  • Develop for Azure Redis cache and content delivery networks
  • Develop solutions that use blob storage
  • Create an Azure app service web app by using Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools
  • Create documentation for the API by using open source and other tools
  • Add push notifications and enable offline sync for mobile apps
  • Develop stateful and stateless apps on Service Fabric
  • Create Azure functions including bindings and triggers
  • Define and run scheduled bulk operations
  • Create an Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS) cluster using Azure CLI and Azure Portal
  • Develop media solutions that use AI services
  • Learn about the different authentication options, including multi-factor, available in Azure and how they operate
  • Learn about implementing access control in your solution including claims- and role-based authorization
  • Implement secure data solutions by using encryption, Azure confidential computing, and SSL/TLS communications
  • Manage cryptographic keys in Azure Key Vault

Course Outline

This course comes with the following benefits:

  • Digital Courseware
  • Practice Labs
  • 30 Day Azure Pass
  • Practice Exam
  • Exam Voucher
  • Mentoring


Required courses to complete the AZ-200 Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions Certification Track

AZ-200T01: Select the Appropriate Azure Technology Development Solution
AZ-200T02: Develop for Azure Storage
AZ-200T03: Develop Azure Platform as a Service Solutions
AZ-200T04: Implement Security in Azure Development Solutions

Required Exam to complete the AZ-200 Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions and AZ-201 Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions to become a certified Microsoft Azure Developer Associate:

Exam AZ-203: Microsoft Azure Developer Associate

This is one of two exam preparation course tracks required to earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate Certification. You must also complete the AZ-201: Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions Certification Track and pass Exam AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure in order to become a Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate.

Exam AZ-202: Microsoft Azure Developer Certification Transition
This exam is intended only for candidates who have taken Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions. If you have not taken Exam 532, you will not earn a certification by taking this exam. This exam retires on March 31, 2019. A replacement exam may be available.

Who Benefits

These courses are for experienced programmers who want to develop and host solutions in Azure. Learners should have some experience with Azure and must be able to program in at least one Azure-supported language. These course focus on C#, Node.js, Azure CLI, Azure PowerShell, and JavaScript.

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