AWS Developer Associate DVA-C01





The AWS Certified Developer—Associate (DVA-C01) exam is intended for individuals who perform a
developer role. The target candidate should have 1 or more years of hands-on experience developing and maintaining an AWS-based application. The exam validates a candidate’s ability to do the following:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best
  • Demonstrate proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications by
    using AWS

The target candidate should have the following:

  • In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language
  • Understanding of application lifecycle management
  • The ability to write code for serverless applications
  • Understanding of the use of containers in the development process

The target candidate should be able to do the following:

  • Use the AWS service APIs, CLI, and software development kits (SDKs) to write applications
  • Identify key features of AWS services
  • Understand the AWS shared responsibility model
  • Use a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline to deploy applications on
  • Use and interact with AWS services
  • Apply basic understanding of cloud-native applications to write code
  • Write code by using AWS security best practices (for example, use IAM roles instead of secret and
    access keys in the code)
  • Author, maintain and debug code modules on AWS