Microsoft is always very conscious and has shown a very possessive attitude towards its IT professionals. It always has been the main aim of this renowned and one of the leading organizations in the world that they should come up with new and advanced concepts in relation to Information Technology related aspects. This is the reason that for the professionals of Microsoft the opportunity to gain more and replenish their knowledge never ends. Being a developer you need to understand the fact that staying updated with the latest advancements that take place in your field is very crucial for the progress of your career and knowledge. Microsoft is well aware of this fact and for this reason it has introduced the “New Jump Start for Developers”.
Jump start is for those who intend to keep pace with the latest Windows 8 and want to learn and modify their concepts regarding application building in relation to Windows 8. It tells you specifically about the differences that exist in the Windows 8 in relation to the previous MS windows. Two exams are there which you will need to pass to earn the required certification exhibiting your skills. These exams are 70-480 & 70-481.
Let’s separately discuss both of these exams.
- Working with variables, operators, and expressions
- Handling errors and exceptions
- Asynchronous programming and threading
- Working with prototypes and methods
- Arrays and collections
- Data validation and working with data collections including jQuery
- Managing the program flow and events
- Decision and iteration statements
- Experience related to the manufacturing of applications that conform to the Windows Store app guidelines
- Should have experience in relation to the designing and development of asynchronous solutions
- The candidate should have the experience in relation to the planning and designing of user interaction solutions based on requirements.
- Candidates should have experience in relation to the designing of different layers of an application for the separation related issues.
- Experience in relation to the designing and developing of the windows store applications that include in them Window Azure.
These were some prerequisite that are there when a person intends to sit in the Exam 70-481. Remember for getting the certification you need to be successful in both 70-480 & 70-481 exams.