MCPD Self-Paced Training Kit (Exams 70-536, 70-526, 70-548): Microsoft® .NET Framework Windows® Developer Core Requirements

MCPD Self-Paced Training Kit (Exams 70-536, 70-526, 70-548): Microsoft® .NET Framework Windows® Developer Core Requirements
Published:June 20, 2007Language:English
Author:Northrup, Wildermuth, Stoecker, Stein, Johnson, Snell, RyanTechnology:Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
Length:2592 PagesISBN 13:9780735625013

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About The BookYour all-in-one kit for the required exams for MCPD: Windows Developer certification.

EXAM PREP GUIDES
Ace your preparation for the skills measured by the three required MCPD: Windows Developer exams—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and labs.

PRACTICE TESTS
Assess your skills with practice tests on CD. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.

Maximize your exam performance with preparation for:

EXAM 70-536
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0—Application Development Foundation

  • Use types, collections, and generics to manage data

  • Validate input and reformat text

  • Develop services, application domains, and multithreaded applications

  • Implement Code Access Security, role-based security, and data encryption

  • Work with serialization and reflection techniques

  • Instrument applications with logging and tracing

  • Interact with legacy code using COM Interop and PInvoke


  • EXAM 70-526
    Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Windows-Based Client Development

  • Configure Windows Forms and manage layout of the user interface

  • Create lists, buttons, tool strips, and menus

  • Set up and manage connections to databases

  • Implement data-bound controls to display information to users

  • Read, validate, and write XML

  • Enhance usability, accessibility, and user assistance

  • Use ClickOnce to configure installation and deployment


  • EXAM 70-548
    Designing and Developing Windows-Based Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework

  • Build and validate a Windows client application prototype

  • Create a consistent user interface using MDI, SDI, and control grouping

  • Design, develop, and implement Windows client application components

  • Develop mechanisms for data access, exception handing, event logging, and application feedback

  • Define, assess, and implement a testing strategy

  • Validate a deployment plan to determine readiness


  • Your all-in-one kit includes:
  • Official self-paced study guides for three required exams.

  • Practice tests with multiple, customizable testing options and a learning plan based on your results.

  • 1275+ practice and review questions.

  • Case scenarios and lab exercises.

  • Microsoft Visual Basic and Visual C# code samples on CD.

  • 15% exam discount from Microsoft; good for three exams. Offer expires 12/31/11. Voucher inside.

  • 90-day evaluation version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition.

  • Fully searchable eBooks for all three guides.
  • About Northrup, Wildermuth, Stoecker, Stein, Johnson, Snell, RyanTony Northrup, MCTS, MCSE, CISSP, and Microsoft MVP, is coauthor of the MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit for Exams 70-536, 70-526 and 70-528.

    Shawn Wildermuth, MVP for Microsoft Visual C#, coauthored the MCTS Self-Paced Training Kits for Exams 70-536, 70-547, 70-548, and 70-549.

    Matthew A. Stoecker, MCP, is a programmer/writer and author of the MCAD/MCSD Self-Paced Training Kit for Exams 70-306 and 70-316.

    Steve J. Stein, MCP, is a programmer/writer for Microsoft and has been writing about design-time data access using Microsoft Visual Studio for the past five years.

    Bruce Johnson is a 25-year veteran of the computer industry and a regular contributor to industry magazines.

    Mike Snell, MCSD and Microsoft Regional Director, is an author with 15+ years’ experience as a software architect.

    Bill Ryan is an MVP for Windows Embedded and a frequent speaker at industry events including Microsoft Code Camps.

    GrandMasters is an IT consulting firm specializing in content development, exam development, and technical support.
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