Huge 3 for 1 deal for SharePoint MCSD Certification

Huge 3 for 1 deal for SharePoint MCSD Certification

Hello everyone and welcome back from the holidays!

MCSD Deal

Microsoft Learning and Microsoft Virtual Academy published one of the best offers of the year for developers who want to achieve their SharePoint 2013 MCSD. Here is the description:

Ready to prove your expertise with the globally recognized MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer) certification? Get started today by requesting your free MCSD ‘3-for-1’ exam voucher.

When you schedule and pay for the first exam using your personal voucher code, you’ll get the next 2 exams for free, valid on exams for any of the following certifications:

  • MCSD Windows Store Apps-HTML5
  • MCSD Web Applications
  • MCSD SharePoint Applications
  • MCSD Windows Store Apps-C#
  • MCSD Application Lifecycle Management

Act quickly; this is a limited time ‘3-for-1’ offer that ensures although the exams may test your talents the investment won’t break the bank.

The MCSD ‘3-for-1’ offer is available until May 31st, 2014*. All exams must be scheduled and completed by May 31st, 2014.

*Or while supplies last.

Find more details about the offer here: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/offers/MCSD-3-for-1?prid=ca_mvpvc&mtag=MVP5000399

Learning Material

Now that it’s time to learn for the exams. Luckily Microsoft Virtual Academy has at least one course for each exam, although I recommend that you do a lot more lab work than only watching the videos, they are a great start! Here are the courses in detail:

Exam 70-480

HTML5 & CSS3 Fundamentals: Development for Absolute Beginners

Want to learn a different language? Over the course of 21 episodes, our friend Bob Tabor will teach you the fundamentals of HTML5 & CSS3 programming. Tune in to learn concepts about web pages, CSS3 styles and HTML5 features.

We’ll walk you through getting the web principals, writing code and much more! Each concept is broken into its own video so you can search for and focus on the information you need.

Make sure you are logged in into MVA and View it here: HTML5 & CSS3 Fundamentals: Development for Absolute Beginners

Developing in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Jump Start

This course provides an accelerated introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript and helps students learn basic HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript programming skills. It focuses on using HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript to implement programming logic, define and use variables, perform looping and branching, develop user interfaces, capture and validate user input, store data, and create well-structured applications. This course uses Visual Studio 2012, running on Windows 8. The course is intended for developers who have at least six months of professional experience and who are interested in developing applications using HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (either Windows Store apps or IE10 apps for the Web). While the students may have little or no HTML5 coding experience, they should have some experience with HTML4. This is a course for intermediate to advanced learners and helps you prepare for Microsoft exam 70-480.

Make sure you are logged in into MVA and View it here: Developing in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Jump Start

Exam 70-486

Developing ASP.NET MVC4 Web Applications Jump Start

Developers for the Microsoft platform: take this course if you are ready to start building enterprise web applications or if you just need to ramp up on the new MVC (Model View Control) features or update your Microsoft certification. This is the meat and potatoes course that will tell you what you need to know and follows the Developing in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS Jump Start. It’ll also help you prepare for Exam 70-486.

Make sure you are logged in into MVA and View it here: Developing ASP.NET MVC4 Web Applications Jump Start

Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start

This Jump Start is tailored for experienced application developers interested in leveraging ASP.NET and Visual Studio 2012t o offer modern apps that target modern browsers. Three of Microsoft’s most seasoned ASP.NET speakers provide an accelerated introduction to building web applications development with ASP.NET 4.5 and ASP.NET MVC 4 targeting key scenarios like building mobile ready websites, social web applications, and much more. This is a course for intermediate to advanced learners and helps you prepare for Microsoft exam 70-486.

Make sure you are logged in into MVA and View it here: Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start

Exam 70-488

Developing SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions Jump Start

Are you a developer for the Microsoft platform, interested in helping your organization collaborate and manage workflow using SharePoint solutions? Take this course to learn the core skills common to most SharePoint development activities. Find out how to work with backend data and front end user interfaces and security. You’ll get some guidelines and best practices that will help you optimize your SharePoint applications. You’ll see some cool demos that will show you how to create an app, deploy it to a catalog, and install it. And you’ll see workflows inside the dramatically enhanced SharePoint Designer.

COURSE OUTLINE

   – SharePoint as a Developer Platform
– Managing Custom Components
– Working with SharePoint Objects using a Client Side Object Model
– Developing SharePoint and Auto-hosted and Hosted SharePoint Apps
– Developing Remote Hosted SharePoint Apps
– Publishing and Distributing Apps
– Automating Business Processes

Make sure you are logged in into MVA and View it here: Developing SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions Jump Start

Exam 70-489

Developing SharePoint Server Advanced Solutions

SharePoint Server developers, if you want to find out how to incorporate SharePoint’s social networking features into your own application, how to call SharePoint Server Search from a client, or how to enhance your Business Connectivity Services (BCS) implementation, this is the Jump Start for you. Learn to write the server and client side code that will enable your users to work more collaboratively, find the information they want more easily, and communicate with the outside world.

This course also servers a foundation for learning the skills you’ll need to pass Exam 70-489.

Make sure you are logged into MVA and view it here: Developing SharePoint Server Advanced Solutions

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