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MCSD: App Builder Certification


The MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer): App Builder certification demonstrates that you have the knowledge required for building modern web and/or mobile apps and services. You must hold either the MCSA: Universal Windows Platform or the MCSA: Web Applications as a prerequisite to this App Builder certification. Earning this specialized App Builder certification at Microtek Learning and get qualified you for a position as an app developer for mobile and web interfaces. Combining knowledge and expertise from MCSD: App Builder and MCSA: Web Apps certifications, you will master programming in HTML5 with JavaScript & developing MS Azure solutions.

[Note- This certification retires on 31 Jan 2021, you will no longer be able to obtain this accreditation after this date]

Exams and recommended training

Pass the following three exams.

Required Exams Recommended Training
Exam 70-357 
Exam 70-486  20486: Developing ASP.NET Core MVC Web Applications | Duration: 5 Days | Price: $ 2875
Exam 70-487  20487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services | Duration: 5 Days | Price: $ 2875

It is recommended to pass any of the following examination before enrolling in MCSD certification:

  • MCSA: Web Applications.
  • MCSA: Universal Windows Platform.

The MCSD App Builder certification has lifetime validity. However, professionals can achieve annually certification if they want to obtain an extra entry on their certification record.


The certification is intended for App Developers who want to enhance their skills for modernized mobile and web applications available on diversified devices. However, developers having in deep interest about deploying and building applications on cloud platform can sign for this certification.