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MCSD: Windows Store Apps

Solutions Developer

The globally recognized standard for developer excellence

Demonstrate your expertise at designing and developing fast and fluid Windows 8 apps. There are two paths to achieving this certification-using HTML5 or C#. (New to IT? Learn about MTA certification for new entrants.)

If you're leveraging your existing web programming skills in JavaScript, or starting from scratch on a new website, we recommend choosing the HTML5 path. If you're a .NET developer and are planning to create Windows 8 apps, choose the C# path.

Get your MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5

 Step

Title

Required exam

Certification earned

  1

Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

480

SolDev_WinStoreApps_Blk

  2

Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

481

  3

Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript

482

Get your MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C#

 Step

Title

Required exam

Certification earned

  1

Programming in C#

483

SolDev_WinStoreApps_Blk

  2

Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#

484

  3

Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#

485

Exam 480 and Exam 483 validate programming skills in a specific language. By passing one of these exams you will earn a Microsoft Specialist certification.

These MCSD certifications require you to show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every two years.