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MCSD Windows Store Apps certification

microsoft logo smallDemonstrate your expertise at designing and developing fast and fluid Windows 8 apps.

There are two paths to achieving this certification—using HTML5 or C#. 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.

Earning an MCSD: Windows Store Apps certification will qualify you for jobs such as software developer, web developer and quality engineer.

Required exams and recommended training for MCSD Windows Store Apps certification using HTML5

Required Exam Recommended Training 
70-480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (M20480)
70-481  Essentials of Developing Windows Metro Style Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript (M20481) 
70-482  Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript (M20482) 

Required exams and recommended training for MCSD Windows Store Apps certification using C#

Required Exam Recommended Training 
70-483 Programming in C# (M20483)
70-484  Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C# (M20484)
70-485  Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C# (M20485)

Exam 70-480 and Exam 70-483 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.

You can upgrade this certification to the MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C# certification. (There is no upgrade path to earn MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5.)

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Required exams and recommended training to upgrade to MCSD Windows Store Apps certifcation

Required Exam Recommended Training 
70-484 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C# (M20484)
70-485 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C# (M20485)

For more information on MCSD:Windows Store Apps certification please contact us on 0118 912 1929.