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Microsoft PL-400 Exam

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Microsoft PL-400 Exam Overview :

Exam Name Microsoft Power Platform Developer
Exam Code PL-400
Official Information https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/pl-400
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Microsoft PL-400 Exam Topics :

Section Weight Objectives
Create a technical design 10-15% Validate requirements and design technical architecture
  • design and validate the technical architecture for a solution
  • design authentication and authorization strategy
  • determine whether you can meet requirements with out-of-the-box functionality
  • determine when to use Logic Apps versus Power Automate flows
  • determine when to use serverless computing, plug-ins, or Power Automate
  • determine when to build a virtual entitydata source provider and when to use connectors
Design solution components
  • design a data model
  • design Power Apps reusable components
  • design custom connectors
  • design server-side components
Describe MicrosoftPower Platform extensibility points
  • describe Power Virtual Agents extensibility points including Bot Framework skills and Power Automate flows
  • describe Power BI extensibility points including Power BI APIs, custom visuals, and embedding Power BI apps in websites and other applications
  • describe Power Apps portal extensibility points including CRUD APIs and custom styling
  • describe Web Resources and their uses
Configure Microsoft Dataverse 15-20% Configure security to support development
  • troubleshoot operational security issues
  • create or update security roles and field-level security profiles
  • configure business units and teams
Implement tables and columns
  • configure tables and tableoptions
  • configure columns
  • configure relationships and types of behaviors
Implement application lifecycle management (ALM)
  • create solutions and manage solution components
  • import and export solutions
  • manage solution dependencies
  • create a package for deployment
  • automate deployments
  • implement source control for projects including solutions and code assets
Create and configure Power Apps 15-20% Create model-driven apps
  • configure a model-driven app
  • configure forms
  • configure columns
  • configure visualizations
  • configure commands and buttons
Create canvas apps
  • create and configure a canvas app
  • implement complex formulas to manage control events and properties
  • analyze app usage by using App Insights
  • build reusable component libraries
Manage and troubleshoot apps
  • troubleshoot app issues by using Monitor and other browser-based debugging tools
  • interpret results from App Checker and Solution Checker
  • identify and resolve connector and API errors
  • optimize app performance including pre-loading data and query delegation
Configure business process automation 5-10% Configure Power Automate
  • create and configure a flow
  • configure steps to use Dataverseconnector actions and triggers
  • implement complex expressions in flow steps
  • implement error handling
  • troubleshoot flows by analyzing JSON responses from connectors
Implement processes
  • create and configure business process flows
  • create and configure business rules
  • create, manage, and interact with business process flows by using server-side and client-side code
  • troubleshoot processes
Extend the user experience 10-15% Apply business logic using client scripting
  • create JavaScript or TypeScriptcode that targets the Client API object model
  • register an event handler
  • create client-side scripts that target the DataverseWeb API
Create a Power Apps Component Framework (PCF) component
  • describe the PCF component lifecycle
  • initialize a new PCF component
  • configure a PCF component manifest
  • implement the component interfaces
  • package, deploy, and consume the component
  • configure and use PCF Device, Utility, and WebAPI features
  • test and debug PCF components by using the local test harness
Create a command button function
  • create commands
  • design command button rules and actions
  • edit the command bar by using the Ribbon Workbench
  • manage dependencies between JavaScript libraries
Extend the platform 15-20% Create a plug-in
  • describe the plug-in execution pipeline
  • design and develop a plug-in
  • debug and troubleshoot a plug-in
  • implement business logic by using pre-images and post-images
  • perform operations on data by using the Organization service API
  • optimize plug-in performance
  • register custom assemblies by using the Plug-in Registration Tool
  • develop a plug-in that targets a custom action message
Create custom connectors
  • create a definition for the API
  • configure API security
  • use policy templates to modify connector behavior at runtime
  • expose Azure Functions as custom connectors
  • create custom connectors for public APIs by using Postman

Use platform APIs
  • interact with data and processes by using the DataverseWeb APIor the Organization Service
  • implement API limit retry policies
  • optimize for performance, concurrency, transactions, and batching
  • query the Global Discovery service to discover the URL and other information for an organization
  • perform entity metadata operations with the Web API
  • perform authentication by using OAuth
Process workloads
  • process long-running operations by using Azure Functions
  • configure scheduled and event-driven function triggers in Azure Functions
  • authenticate to the MicrosoftPower Platform by using managed identities
Develop Integrations 5-10% Publish and consume events
  • publish an event by using the API
  • publish an event by using the Plug-in Registration Tool
  • register service endpoints including webhooks, Azure Service Bus, and Azure Event Hub
  • implement a Dataverselistener for an Azure solution
  • create an Azure Functionthat interacts with Microsoft Power Platform
Implement data synchronization
  • configure entity change tracking
  • read entity change records by using platform APIs
  • create and use alternate keys

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