In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Microsoft is implementing several temporary changes to our training and certification program. Learn more.This exam retires on January 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM Central Time. You will no longer be able to take the exam after this date. Learn more about upcoming exam retirements.Candidates for this exam are professional developers who use Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and ASP.NET to design and develop web solutions. Candidates should have a minimum of three to five years of experience developing Microsoft ASP.NET MVC-based solutions and knowledge of Microsoft Azure Web Apps.Candidates should also have the following experience:Designing and developing web applications in an ASP.NET MVC modelPlanning and designing user interaction solutions based on business requirementsExperience with the full software development life cycle of web applicationsDeveloping and deploying to multi-tier environments, including AzureDesigning and developing asynchronous solutionsNote: There are exam updates effective as of January 15, 2018. To learn more about these changes and how they affect the skills measured, please download and review the Exam 486 change document.