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Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Training (AZ-204)

Become an Azure development expert. Learn to build, deploy, and manage cloud applications with proficiency in Microsoft Azure developer tools and services.

course: Microsoft Certified Azure Developer (AZ-204)

Duration: 4 days

Format: Virtual or Classroom

prepare-exam Prepares for Exam : Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure (AZ-204)

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AZ-204 is a certification that validates your skills in developing solutions using Microsoft Azure services. Enhance your career by becoming certified, demonstrating expertise in cloud development and Azure technologies. Our training program prepares you thoroughly for the exam, ensuring you have the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your career as a certified Microsoft Azure developer.

This course includes.
  • intructor-iconInstructor-led training
  • intructor-iconPractice test
  • intructor-iconPre-reading
  • intructor-iconPersonal Learning Path
  • intructor-iconCertification Guarantee
  • intructor-iconEmail, chat and phone support

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Who is this course for?

Who is the Microsoft Certified Azure Developer training course for?

The Microsoft Certified Azure Developer certification course is designed for developers who are responsible for developing and deploying applications on Microsoft Azure. The certification is ideal for individuals who have experience with developing cloud-based applications and want to validate their skills and knowledge in this area. The AZ-204 certification covers various topics related to Azure development, such as developing Azure compute solutions, developing Azure storage solutions, implementing Azure security, monitoring, and optimizing Azure solutions, and connecting to and consuming Azure services and third-party services. The course teaches you how to develop and deploy cloud-based applications using Azure services and how to implement best practices for Azure development.


What you will learn during our AZ-204 Microsoft Azure Developer course.

  • provision virtual machines (VMs)
  • configure, validate, and deploy ARM templates
  • configure container images for solutions
  • publish an image to the Azure Container Registry
  • run containers by using Azure Container Instance
  • create an Azure App Service Web App
  • enable diagnostics logging
  • deploy code to a web app
  • configure web app settings including SSL, API settings, and connection strings
  • implement autoscaling rules including scheduled autoscaling and autoscaling by
  • create and deploy Azure Functions apps
  • implement input and output bindings for a function
  • implement function triggers by using data operations, timers, and webhooks
  • implement Azure Durable Functions
  • implement custom handlers
  • select the appropriate API and SDK for a solution
  • implement partitioning schemes and partition keys
  • perform operations on data and Cosmos DB containers
  • set the appropriate consistency level for operations
  • manage change feed notifications
  • move items in Blob storage between storage accounts or containers
  • set and retrieve properties and metadata
  • perform operations on data by using the appropriate SDK
  • implement storage policies, and data archiving and retention
  • authenticate and authorize users by using the Microsoft Identity platform
  • authenticate and authorize users and apps by using Azure Active Directory
  • create and implement shared access signatures
  • secure app configuration data by using App Configuration Azure Key Vault
  • develop code that uses keys, secrets, and certificates stored in Azure Key Vault
  • implement solutions that interact with Microsoft Graph
  • configure cache and expiration policies for Azure Redis Cache
  • implement secure and optimized application cache patterns including data sizing, connections, encryption, and expiration
  • configure an app or service to use Application Insights
  • analyze and troubleshoot solutions by using Azure Monitor
  • implement Application Insights web tests and alerts
  • create an APIM instance
  • configure authentication for API
  • define policies for APIs
  • implement solutions that use Azure Event Grid
  • implement solutions that use Azure Event Hubs
  • implement solutions that use Azure Service Bus
  • implement solutions that use Azure Queue Storage queues


How to best be prepared for our AZ-204 Microsoft Azure Developer training.

  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] 1-2 years of professional development experience and experience with Microsoft Azure.
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] Have the ability to program in a language supported by Azure.
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] Have skills in:
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] Azure SDKs, Azure PowerShell, and Azure CLI
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] Data storage options and data connections
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] APIs, App Authentication and Authorization,
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] Computer and container deployment
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] Troubleshooting, performance tuning and monitoring.

Meet our instructors

Meet some of the Readynez Instructors you can meet on your course. They are experts, passionate about what they do, and dedicated to give back to their industry, their field, and those who want to learn, explore, and advance in their careers.

Tiago Costa

Tiago Costa is Microsoft MVP and a Cloud Architect and Advisor and International speaker on the Microsoft Cloud.

Tiago Costa is a Cloud Architect and Advisor on Microsoft Azure. For the past years he has been architecting and developing solutions using Microsoft Azure for some of the fortune 500 companies.

Due to his strong real-world experience, Tiago regularly teaches Microsoft Azure classes around the world. Microsoft Azure MVP since 2016 for his community efforts in promoting and sharing knowledge with the community.

Tiago has 40+ Microsoft Certifications including MCT – Microsoft Certified Trainer - and got awarded as MCT Regional Lead every year since 2016. He’s the founder of the Azure Portugal User Group. He loves diving into new technologies and to share his experience at conferences and training classes, but what excites him about his work is to help others exploring new frontiers in technology impacting their life’s, making the world a better place for everyone. His free time is spent with his family in the sunny Lisbon, Portugal building cool and geek projects

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Jens Gilges

Jens is a 20-year MCT, an Amazon Authorized Champion Instructor and a well accomplish Cloud Infrastructure Security Consultant and Penetration Tester.

Jens Gilges is a highly skilled professional with expertise in Azure, AWS, and Penetration Testing. With a remarkable 20-year tenure as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Jens has honed his proficiency in various Microsoft technologies. Notably, he is not just a trainer but an industry leader, holding the prestigious title of AWS Champion Instructor.

Jens is dedicated to imparting his knowledge globally, delivering top-tier security and AWS training to clients across the world. His passion for these cloud platforms shines through in his engaging and informative sessions. Whether you're seeking insights into Azure's versatile capabilities, AWS's vast infrastructure, or the intricacies of Penetration Testing, Jens is your go-to expert.

With Jens at the helm, you can expect a comprehensive learning experience that combines years of expertise with a commitment to staying at the forefront of cloud technologies. Join him on a journey of continuous learning and explore the ever-evolving landscapes of Azure, AWS, and Penetration Testing.

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FAQs for the Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Training (AZ-204) course.

The AZ-204 certification, also known as "Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure," validates the skills required to design, build, test, and maintain cloud solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform. It demonstrates proficiency in developing various applications and services using Azure technologies, making it a valuable certification for professionals aiming to excel in cloud development and further their careers.

Embark on your journey to becoming a Certified Microsoft Azure Developer with our comprehensive AZ-204 exam preparation course. At Readynez, we specialize in helping individuals and teams excel in certification exams. Join us to gain the skills needed to design, build, and maintain cloud solutions on Microsoft Azure. Take the next step in your career with our expert-led training and certification support.

The prerequisites for AZ-204 certification include a solid understanding of programming languages, particularly C#, JavaScript, Python, or Java. Additionally, candidates should have experience with Azure SDKs, Azure PowerShell, and the Azure CLI. Familiarity with Azure services like Azure Storage, Azure Virtual Machines, and Azure App Service is also recommended.

The AZ-204 certification exam costs €165.

The AZ-204 exam syllabus covers various topics related to developing applications and solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform. The key areas include:

  • Develop Azure Compute Solutions (25-30%)
  • Develop for Azure Storage (15-20%)
  • Implement Azure Security (15-20%)
  • Monitor, Troubleshoot, and Optimize Azure Solutions (10-15%)
  • Connect to and Consume Azure Services and Third-party Services (25-30%)

Yes, obtaining the AZ-204 certification can be worth it for your career, especially if you are involved in developing solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform. It validates your skills and expertise in various aspects of Azure development, making you more valuable to employers and opening up opportunities for roles related to cloud application development and Azure solutions.

The time it takes to become AZ-204 certified can vary depending on factors such as your prior experience, the amount of time you dedicate to studying, and your familiarity with Microsoft Azure. On average, candidates may spend several weeks to a few months preparing for the exam. Consistent study, hands-on practice, and the use of relevant learning resources can contribute to a successful certification journey.

Microsoft certification exams such as the AZ-204 can be either taken online or through a certified Pearson VUE test center.

The difficulty of the AZ-204 exam depends on your prior experience with Microsoft Azure and your familiarity with the exam topics. If you have hands-on experience with Azure services, developing applications, and implementing solutions, you may find the exam more manageable.

To obtain the certificate, a minimum score of 700 out of 1000 is required, with a passing threshold of 70%.

To maintain your AZ-204 certification, you need to earn 40 Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate continuing education (CE) credits every year. These credits can be earned by participating in eligible learning activities, such as attending Microsoft events, completing Microsoft Learn modules, or obtaining other Microsoft certifications.

The average salary for individuals with an AZ-204 certification, indicating proficiency in Microsoft Azure development, varies based on factors such as experience, location, and job role. On average, salaries can range from €64,013 to €1,09,735 per year.



Feedback from our Azure Developer (AZ-204) delegates.

Thomas Willer Sandberg

We covered a lot of topics for Azure Development, had a lot of hand on experience with it. The instructor was very very good in explaining everything in details and very good in answering everyone’s questions during the course. Highly recommend this course!

Jordan Hind

Was very well structured course with a great trainer who really knew his topic well. Definitely feel prepared for the test after this.

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