MCAD/MCSD Self-Paced Training Kit: Developing Windows®-Based Applications with Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET and Microsoft Visual C#® .NET, Second Ed

MCAD/MCSD Self-Paced Training Kit: Developing Windows®-Based Applications with Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET and Microsoft Visual C#® .NET, Second Ed
Published:May 14, 2003Language:English
Author:Matthew A. Stoecker with Microsoft CorporationTechnology:Microsoft Visual Basic
Length:624 PagesISBN 13:9780735619265

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About The BookReal-world developer training for results on the job—and on the exam.

Build real-world programming skills—and prepare for MCP Exams 70-306 and 70-316—with this official Microsoft study guide. Work at your own pace through the lessons and hands-on exercises to learn how to build Windows-based applications using Visual Basic .NET and Visual C# .NET. Then extend your expertise through additional skill-building exercises. As you gain practical experience with essential development tasks, you’re also preparing for MCAD or MCSD certification for Microsoft .NET.

Learn how to:
  • Create the user interface, add controls, and validate user input

  • Use OOP techniques, including encapsulation and method overloading

  • Build custom controls and .NET assemblies

  • Access and modify data using XML, Microsoft ADO.NET, and SQL syntax

  • Implement print support, online help, and accessibility and globalization features

  • Test and debug coding errors

  • Configure and help secure an application

  • Deploy applications via removable media, the Web, or a network

  • Maintain and optimize application performance


  • Your kit includes:
  • NEW—60-day evaluation version of Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET 2003 Professional Edition on DVD

  • Comprehensive self-paced study guide that maps to the objectives of the final exams

  • NEW—Expanded coverage of ADO.NET, SQL syntax, Windows Forms, debugging, and security

  • NEW—150 challenging practice questions on CD. Test yourself by exam (70-306 or 70-316) or by individual objective(s). Choose the number of questions and timed or untimed mode. You get automated scoring and detailed explanations for both correct and incorrect answers.

  • Learn-by-doing exercises for skills you can apply to the job

  • Side-by-side code examples and labs for Visual C# .NET and Visual Basic .NET

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