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MS-600 Study Guide – Building Applications and Solutions with Microsoft 365 Core Services

The MS-600 exam is the only exam needed to get the Microsoft 365 Certified: Developer Associate. Candidates for this exam are Microsoft 365 Developers who design, build, test, and maintain applications and solutions that are optimized for the productivity and collaboration needs of organizations using the Microsoft 365 platform.

In this MS-600 Study Guide , I will share both free and paid options, whether books, video training or simply links to articles and blog posts. I will not share any dumps as those are against the Microsoft Terms of Service, and by using dumps, we decrease the value of our certifications.

Certification Path


Exam Name

Link to Exam on Microsoft Learning

Study Guide

Optional Prerequisite: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Certification


MS-900 – Microsoft 365 Fundamentals



Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Administrator Associate


MS-600: Building Applications and Solutions with Microsoft 365 Core Services




There is no book covering all the content of the exam yet, but the following books cover part of it.

SharePoint Development with the SharePoint Framework: Design and implement state-of-the-art customizations for SharePoint
This book shows you how design, build, deploy and manage SPFx based solutions for SharePoint Online and SharePoint 2016.The book starts by getting you familiar with the basic capabilities of SPFx. After that, we will walk through the tool-chain on how to best create production-ready solutions that can be easily deployed manually or fully automated throughout your target Office 365 tenants.

Video Training

NOTE: Pluralsight is a paid resource unlike Channel9 and Microsoft Virtual Academy which are free. The quality they provide is also superior because of all the quality checks they go through, and the instructors are one of the best in the industry. The Pluralsight courses have a link to where you can get a free trial and decide for yourself if paying a subscription or not is worth it, but the 10-day free trial should allow you to view all those courses for free. Other paid resources in this study guide include Udemy and Voitanos

SharePoint Framework – Getting Started
SharePoint has evolved a lot over the years, which has caused a fair amount of confusion. This course gives you an introduction to SharePoint Framework, the newest iteration of Office 365 and SharePoint developer story.

SharePoint Framework Extensions
SharePoint Framework Extensions (SPFx) allow you to customize facets of SharePoint beyond just Web Parts. In addition to teaching how to write, deploy, and uninstall SPFx extensions, this course also covers Office 365 CDN and column formatters.

Tooling up for SharePoint Framework
SharePoint developers looking to use the new SharePoint Framework must first become comfortable with several new tools and technologies. This course introduces and demonstrates each component of the SharePoint Framework development toolchain.

Mastering the SharePoint Framework
This course is your best resource available to learn this new development model to extend and customize SharePoint. Whether you are just starting out and need the basics, or you are an experienced developer looking to dive deep into the nuts and bolts, there is a package for you! And not to worry, if you start with the basics and find yourself wanting more, you can always upgrade to the next level!

SharePoint Framework Tutorials
These are recorded SharePoint Framework tutorials by the SharePoint Developer PnP Community

SharePoint: SPFx Development Model
SharePoint SPFx Development Model is designed to help both new and existing developers better acquaint themselves with the new set of tools required to do the job, as well as providing clear instructions how some of the server-side full trust development model practices can be achieved with this new framework. Moving into the cloud and away from server-side takes away certain customization capabilities but enhances the client-side look and feel. Relying on the SPFx framework, this new model can be used to create modern lightweight web applications in SharePoint Online.

Extend Office fundamentals
Learn about the fundamentals of extending Office using Add-ins.

Instructor-led training (Microsoft Official Courses)

Course MS-600T00-A: Building applications and solutions with Microsoft 365 core services
This course covers five central elements of Microsoft 365 platform – implementing Microsoft Identity, working with Microsoft Graph, extending and customizing SharePoint, extending Teams, and extending Office. In this course, students will learn how to implement Microsoft Identity and work with Microsoft Graph. Students will also gain the knowledge on UI elements (including Adaptive Cards and UI Fabric), Integration Points (including Microsoft Teams, Office Add-ins, SharePoint Framework, Actionable Messages), and determining workload platform targets.

Articles / Blog Posts Per Objective

<Coming Soon>

Additional Tips

I think the best thing that you can do after reading this, or even meanwhile, is to open a free Microsoft 365 trial (or a few), and play with those features, follow the tutorials and you shouldn’t have any problems with the exam!

Did I miss any cool links in this guide? Let me know in the comments!


  • June 22, 2020 at 12:28 pm
    Eduardo Jimenez

    Hi Vlad, when is available the Articles/blog post per objective? thanks in advance, regards.

  • July 6, 2020 at 12:54 pm

    Hi Vlad,
    Does MS-600 exam involves Lab?

  • September 15, 2020 at 12:16 pm
    Ganesh Sanap

    Why the title is “Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Administrator Associate” in “Certification Path” section?

    Also, can you please suggest some study resources for Microsoft Identity and Graph (other than Microsoft Learn)??

    • September 22, 2020 at 2:23 pm

      The full MS-600 Study Guide will go live in max a week!


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