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| Exam Topics Covered |
This exam is designed to test the candidate's knowledge on using Windows Presentation Foundation on the .NET Framework 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008.
Questions that contain code will be presented in either VB or C#. Candidates can select one of these languages when they start the exam.
| Audience Profile |
Candidates for this exam work on a team in a development environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2008 and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 to create rich client applications or Windows-based applications. Candidates should have at least one year of experience developing Windows-based applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, at least six months experience with WPF and Visual Studio 2008, and should be able to demonstrate the following by using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF):
- A solid understanding of WPF in the context of the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 solution stack
- Experience in programming against the WPF object model
- Experience in creating layouts by using Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
- Experience in creating data-driven user interfaces
- Experience in deploying WPF applications
| Credit Toward CertificationExam 70-502: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Presentation Foundation Application Development: counts as credit toward the following certification(s): |
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