The AWS Certified Developer - Associate credential helps organisations identify and develop talent with critical skills for implementing cloud initiatives. It validates the ability to write and deploy cloud-based applications.
Who should take this exam?
AWS Certified Developer - Associate is intended for anyone with one or more years of hands-on experience developing and maintaining an AWS-based application. Before you take this exam, we recommend you have:
In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language
Understanding of core AWS services, uses of the services, and basic AWS architecture best practices, including the AWS Shared Responsibility Model, application lifecycle management, and the use of containers in the development process
Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS and writing code for serverless applications
Ability to identify key features of AWS services and use the AWS service APIs, AWS CLI, and SDKs to write applications
Ability to apply a basic understanding of cloud-native applications to write code
Ability to author, maintain, and debug code modules on AWS