The Microsoft Software Development Fundamentals certification is mainly targeted to those candidates who want to build their career in application development. This certification is a great place to start if you would like to get into the technology field. Microsoft Software Development Fundamentals certifications address a wide spectrum of fundamental technical concepts, assess and validate core technical knowledge, and enhance technical credibility.
Candidates for this exam are seeking to prove core software development skills. 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. Candidates are expected to have some experience with C# or Microsoft Visual Basic .NET.
There are no formal prerequisites for the Exam but the Candidates should have the following experience:
Required exam Recommended training(s)
Exam 98-361 Software Development Fundamentals