Exam 70-480/481 Jump Start Clinic October 10-11th

Exam 70-480 will be relevant to partners interested in the new Application Development competency. This no-cost course, Developing Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS & JavaScript Jump Start, is designed for application developers with experience developing applications for a touch-enabled interface/platform, including apps that access local and remote data and services. This live, online virtual classroom training session takes place October 10-11, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pacific. Register here.

Prepare to Attain This New Competency

The new Application Development competency learning path is now live. Bookmark this learning path and visit it to see recommended training and required exams and assessments.

Visual Studio 2012 Launch Update

Introducing new Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) certifications, designed for the future of the applications marketplace. The new MCSD is available in two tracks, each designed for developers:

· MCSD: Windows Store apps for Windows 8 developers reflects expertise in architecting and building Windows Store apps.

· MCSD: Web Applications validates the ability to create and deploy modern Web applications and services.

For developers working for companies or organizations, the MCSD provides an objective, meaningful way to identify your advanced technical competence and significant real-world solution-building expertise.