MCPD Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-548): Designing and Developing Windows®-Based Applications Using the Microsoft® .NET Framework

MCPD Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-548): Designing and Developing Windows®-Based Applications Using the Microsoft® .NET Framework
Published:January 31, 2007Language:English
Author:Bruce Johnson and Mike Snell of GrandMasters, with Shawn WildermuthTechnology:Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
Length:704 PagesISBN 13:9780735623392

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About The BookYour 2-in-1 Self-Paced Training Kit.


Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCPD Exam 70-548—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. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time.

Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:

  • 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


    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.

    Your kit includes:

  • 15% exam discount from Microsoft. Offer expires 12/31/11. Details inside.

  • Official self-paced study guide.

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

  • 400+ practice and review questions.

  • Case scenarios and lab exercises.

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

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

  • Fully searchable eBook of this guide.
  • About Bruce Johnson and Mike Snell of GrandMasters, with Shawn WildermuthBruce Johnson is a 25-year veteran of the computer industry with a passion for system design and development. He is a popular speaker at conferences and contributes articles to industry magazines.

    Mike Snell, MCSD and Microsoft Regional Director, has 15+ years’ experience as a software architect. He coauthored several computer books, including the MCPD Self-Paced Training Kit for Exam 70-547.

    Shawn Wildermuth, Microsoft MVP for C#, has 20+ years’ experience building data-driven software. He coauthored the MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit for Exam 70-536.

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