My study guide for Exam 70-487 Developing Windows Azure and Web Services

Developing Windows Azure and Web Services (70-487) is the last exam you need to pass in order to receive the MCSD Web Application, Microsoft’s latest certification for web development. Unfortunately there is no single book that covers the topics in this exam and one of my worries when studying for this exam was how the questions are aligned with the recent changes in the Azure platform. Here I can give you a hint 😉 if you have learned / have experience with Azure in the past or recently you won’t have any problem figuring out the best answer for a question.

If you have already passed the two other exams (70-480, 70-486) this one is going to be a bit more tricky and my recommendation is to carefully review the “Skills measured” section of the official exam page from here.

before continuing I first recommend reading Chris’s blog post “Microsoft Exam 70-487 Study Guide“. He has put together a valuable list of content that you use. If you don’t have enough experience I highly recommend PluralSight videos that are recommended by him.

Another blog post by Tobias, “Microsoft exam 70-487 study guide” in my opinion contains better references, so make sure you don’t miss this one too.

Another blog post by Chris “Microsoft Exam 70-487 Study Notes

I only want to add my recommendations if you have studied the exam topics and almost ready for the exam.

Accessing Data (24%)

  • Know all the technologies that are available in Azure for data storage (i.e. Table storage, SQL Azure, CDN, Caching) and which one is more recommended for which scenarios
  • Get yourself familiar with System.Transactions namespace ( How transaction works in .NET and how you can use it

Querying and Manipulating Data by Using the Entity Framework (20%)

Designing and Implementing WCF Services (19%)

Creating and Consuming Web API-based services (18%)

Deploying Web Applications and Services (19%)

  • I have nothing to add here. Just refer to the other blogs I recommended above.





4 responses to “My study guide for Exam 70-487 Developing Windows Azure and Web Services”

  1. […] MICROSOFT CERTIFICATION 70-487 STUDY GUIDE Click To Read Dev In The Fast Lane- My Study Guide  Click To Read From Blogged By Chris- Microsoft Exam 70-487 Study […]

  2. Dumps pedia Avatar
    Dumps pedia

    Have you recently applied for Developing Windows Azure and Web Services? Are you ready to score as highest as possible if not Dumpspedia is giving you a chance to do so! Just buy these amazing Microsoft MCSD-App Builder Practice Tests and you are good to go. Need a proof check out our testimonials section to see how we have helped thousands of students to gain their interests in a limited set of time with our fabulous 70-487 Practice Test Questions Answers. Get in touch with us on our official website and we will help you reach your dreams with the help of 70-487 Test Questions.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: