Exam MB2-498:

CRM 3.0 Extending Microsoft Dynamics

Published:September 07, 2006
Technology:Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0
Type:Proctored Exam

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About this Exam

This exam will be retired on April 12th, 2011.

This certification exam measures your ability to do the following:
  • Understand important skills and areas of knowledge used in the development of extensions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0.
Time requirements and questions
  • 90 minutes to complete the exam
  • 40 questions, with a passing rate of 80 percent
  • Multiple choice and multiple answer questions
Audience Profile
Individuals who want to obtain a certification on Extending Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 should take this exam.
Additional skills recommended:
  • Implementing extensions to Microsoft Dynamics CRM by using Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Web Services
  • .NET assemblies for workflow
  • Business logic extensions (callouts)
  • Application integrations by using ISV.config and SiteMap
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 form event programming
Credit Toward CertificationExam MB2-498: CRM 3.0 Extending Microsoft Dynamics: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
Note This preparation guide is subject to change at any time without prior notice and at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Microsoft exams might include adaptive testing technology and simulation items. Microsoft does not identify the format in which exams are presented. Please use this preparation guide to prepare for the exam, regardless of its format.
Skills Being MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.
Evaluate Extension Approach (7 percent)
  • Evaluate Which Extension Capability to Use Based on Business and Technical Requirements
  • Define Licensing Requirements for Internal and External Users
Develop a User Interface (10 percent)
  • Develop a User Interface Consistent with the Appearance of Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Create a User Interface That Reflects Modifications to the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Metadata
  • Create a User Interface to Enforce Microsoft Dynamics CRM Data Validation Requirements
  • Create a User Interface to Support Microsoft Dynamics CRM Security Metadata
  • Bind Microsoft Dynamics CRM Data to .NET Data Grid
  • Deploy Custom Web Application
Develop .NET Assemblies for Workflow (11 percent)
  • Configuring .NET Assemblies for Workflow
  • Creating .NET Assemblies for Workflow
  • Troubleshooting .NET Assemblies for Workflow
Develop Assemblies for Business Logic Extensions (22 percent)
  • Configuring Callout Assemblies
  • Creating Callout Assemblies
  • Troubleshooting Callout Assemblies
Web Service Programming (27 percent)
  • Connecting to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web Services
  • Utilize Appropriate Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web Services Methods to Perform Actions
  • Querying Microsoft Dynamics CRM Data
  • Querying and Managing Microsoft Dynamics CRM Metadata
  • Using Microsoft Dynamics CRM Data Types
  • Handling Microsoft Dynamics CRM Exceptions
  • Managing Security Dependencies
Application Programming (23 percent)
  • Customize Navigation
  • Add Custom Menus and Buttons
  • Code Interactions with IFrames
  • Use Components of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Form Object Model to Implement Customizations
  • Manage Application Programming Extensions with the Outlook Client
Preparation Tools and ResourcesTo help you prepare for this exam, Microsoft Learning recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product and that you use the following training resources. These training resources do not necessarily cover all of the topics listed in the "Skills Measured" tab.
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