Visual Studio Certifications

MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML 5

Demonstrate your expertise at designing and developing fast and fluid Windows 8 apps. There are two paths (HTML5 or C#) to achieving this certification.

!Prerequisites
  • 6-12 months of programming experience

Step 2

Take These Exams

70-480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

70-481 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

70-482 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML 5

MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C#

!Prerequisites
  • Programming experience in C, C++, JavaScript, Objective-C, Microsoft Visual Basic®, or Java and understand the concepts of object-oriented programming.

Step 2

Take These Exams

70-483 Programming in C

70-484 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#

70-485 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C#

MCSD: Web Applications

Get recognized for your expertise in creating and deploying modern web applications and services.

!Prerequisites
  • 6-12 months of programming experience and who are interested in developing applications using HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3.

Step 2

Take These Exams

70-480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

70-486 Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications

70-487 Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

MCSD: Web Applications

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 About Visual Studio

Benefits of Learning Microsoft Visual Studio

Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools that assist in building powerful, high performing applications for devices, the cloud, and everything in between. Microsoft Visual Studio allows your organization to develop high quality solutions to maximize your strategic value.

Visual Studio supports different programming languages including:


  • C++
  • C#
  • VB
  • .NET
  • J#
  • ...and more

Training for Microsoft Visual Studio and .NET

New Horizons Bulgaria offers training to help you master all aspects of development using the Microsoft Visual Studio and the .NET framework.

Depending on your needs, you can learn everything from basic programming to specific skills and expertise required to earn your Microsoft MCTS, MCPD and MCSD certifications.

Microsoft Visual Studio Certifications

To start or advance your programming career, consider obtaining a Microsoft Visual Studio Certification.

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are designed for those who want to start a career in programming, but have little or no experience. The MTA is an entry-level certification and is an excellent way to build a programming foundation.

You can earn your MTA by passing one or more of the following exams:

  • Exam 98-361: Software Development Fundamentals
  • Exam 98-362: Windows Development Fundamentals
  • Exam 98-363: Web Development Fundamentals
  • Exam 98-372: .NET Fundamentals
  • Exam 98-375: HTML App Development Fundamentals

If you plan on developing database applications, you may also want to explore:

  • Exam 98-364: Database Fundamentals

MCSD: Windows Store Apps

The MCSD: Windows Store Apps certification will validate that you can develop Windows 8 style applications for the Windows Store using either Visual Studio and C# or HTML5.

There are three paths to obtain your MCSD: Windows Store Apps certification depending on which programming language you want to focus on: C#, HTML5 or prior Microsoft certifications.

Earn your MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5

You must pass these three exams to earn your certification:

  • Exam 480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  • Exam 481: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 & JavaScript
  • Exam 482: Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 & JavaScript

Earn Your MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C#

You must pass these three exams to earn your certification:

  • Exam 483: Programming in C#
  • Exam 484: Essentials in Developing Windows Stores Apps using C#
  • Exam 482: Advanced Windows Store App Development using C#

Upgrade MCPD: Windows Developer to MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C#

If you hold the Visual Studio 2010 Certification, MCPD: Windows Developer, you must pass these two exams to upgrade your certification:

  • Exam 484: Essentials in Developing Windows Stores Apps using C#
  • Exam 185: Advanced Windows Store App Development using C#

MCSD: Web Applications

MCSD training at New Horizons Bulgaria will teach you how to develop powerful, rich and modern web applications using Microsoft Visual Studio, C#, ASP.NET, MVC, HTML5 and CSS3.

To earn your MCSD certification you must pass the following exams:

  • Exam 70-480: Programming HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  • Exam 70-486: Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications
  • Exam 70-487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services

Upgrade your MCPD: Web Developer 4 to MCSD: Web Applications

If you have an MCPD: Web Developer 4 certification, you can upgrade to the MCSD by passing two exams:

  • Exam 70-480: Programming HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  • Exam 70-492: Upgrade your MCPD: Web Developer 4 to MCSD: Web Applications

MCSD: App Lifecycle Management

Your MCSD certification will prove that you can use Microsoft Visual Studio and Visual Studio Team Foundation server to manage the entire lifecycle of your application development from:

  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Deployment

To earn MCSD: App Lifecycle Management certification you must pass the following exams:

  • Exam 70-496: Administering Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012
  • Exam 70-497: Software Testing with Visual Studio 2012
  • Exam 70-498: Delivering Continuous Value with Visual Studio 2012 Application Lifesyle Management

Visual Studio 2010 Certifications

If you plan on programming in Visual Studio 2010, there are several certifications available. Certification validates your programming skills.

There are two levels of certification:

  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Certification – foundational skills
  • Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) Certification – advanced skills

The steps below show the exams needed to obtain specific certifications.

Step One: MCTS: Visual Studio 2010

MCTS: Silverlight 4, Development

  • Exam 70-506: TS: Silverlight 4, Development

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Windows Applications

  • Exam 70-511: TS: Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Service Communication Applications

  • Exam 70-513: TS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

MCTS .NET Framework 4, Web Applications

  • Exam 70-515: TS: Web Applications Development with Windows .NET Framework 4

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access

  • Exam 70-516: TS: Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Step Two: MCPD: Visual Studio 2010

There are two main areas of specialty for this advanced certification, all of which require MCTS certification.

Windows Developer - MCPD: Visual Studio 2010

  • Exam 70-518: Pro: Designing and Developing Window Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Prerequisite MCTS Certifications:

  • MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Windows Applications
  • MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Service Communication Applications
  • MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access

Web Developer - MCPD: Visual Studio 2010

  • Exam 70-519: Pro: Designing and Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Prerequisite MCTS Certifications

  • MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Web Applications
  • MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Service Communication Applications
  • MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access