The Application Lifecycle Management competency is being reorganized to align with the launch of Visual Studio 2012. See the competency roadmap for details.

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.