Software Development Fundamentals
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About this Exam

This exam is designed to provide candidates with an assessment of their knowledge of fundamental software development concepts.  It can also serve as a stepping stone to the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist exams.

Audience Profile

Candidates for this exam are seeking to prove core software development skills. Before taking this exam, candidates should have a solid foundational knowledge of the topics outlined in this preparation guide.  It is recommended that candidates be familiar with the concepts of and have hands-on experience with the technologies described here either by taking relevant training courses or by working with tutorials and samples available on MSDN and in Microsoft Visual Studio.