AZ-204 Exam Study Guide (Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure)

AZ204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure Certificate Study Guide [2020]

The Exam AZ-204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure replaces the older AZ-203 exam. If you haven't read about the exam changes and how they will impact your certification journey, read here

This post contains a curated list of articles from Microsoft documentation for each objective of the AZ-204 Azure Developer exam. This should help you to achieve Microsoft Azure Developer Associate Certification. Please share the post within your circles so it helps them to prepare for the exam.

AZ-204 Azure Developer Online Course

AZ-204 Azure Developer Practice Test & Lab

Other Cloud Developer Learning Materials

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Develop Azure Compute Solutions (25-30%)

Implement IaaS solutions

Provision VMs

Create a Windows VM in Azure with PowerShell

Configure VMs for remote access

Configure Just-in-time access to a VM

Create ARM templates

Create & deploy ARM templates by using the Azure portal

Create container images for solutions by using Docker

Create a container image for deployment to Azure Container Instances

Publish an image to the Azure Container Registry  

Push image to Azure Container Registry

Run containers by using Azure Container Instance

Deploy a container application to Azure Container Instances

Create Azure App Service Web Apps

Implement Azure Functions

Implement input and output bindings for a function

Azure Functions triggers and bindings concepts

Implement function triggers by using data operations, timers, and webhooks

Timer trigger for Azure Functions

Implement Azure Durable Functions

Create Durable Functions using the Azure portal

Develop for Azure Storage (10-15%)

Develop Solutions That Use Cosmos DB Storage

Develop Solutions That Use Blob Storage


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Implement Azure Security (15-20%)

Implement User Authentication and Authorization

Implement Secure Cloud Solutions

Monitor, Troubleshoot, and Optimize Azure Solutions (10-15%)

Integrate Caching and Content Delivery within Solutions

Instrument Solutions to Support Monitoring and Logging

Connect to and Consume Azure services and Third-party Services (25-30%)

Develop an App Service Logic App

Implement API Management

Develop Event-based Solutions

Develop Message-based Solutions

This brings us to the end of AZ-204 Study Guide

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