MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-561): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 - ADO.NET

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-561): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 - ADO.NET
Published:March 25, 2009Language:English
Author:Shawn Wildermuth, Mark Blomsma, Jim WightmanTechnology:Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
Length:528 PagesISBN 13:9780735625631

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$ 69.99
About The BookYour 2-in-1 SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT for Exam 70-561

Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-561—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what you’ve learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. 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:
  • Connect to data sources; query and retrieve data

  • Manage data integrity and transactions

  • Use LINQ to query data across types, including XML

  • Work with DataSets and in-memory stores

  • Synchronize data—including smart-caching strategies

  • Generate an EDM using the Entity Framework

  • Use ADO.NET Data Services for Internet applications

    Assess your skills with the 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 12/31/13. Details inside.

  • Official self-paced study guide.

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

  • 240+ practice and review questions.

  • Code samples in Microsoft Visual Basic® and Visual C#® on CD.

  • 90-day trial of Microsoft Visual Studio® 2008 Professional Edition.

  • Fully searchable eBook of this guide.

  • About Shawn Wildermuth, Mark Blomsma, Jim WightmanShawn Wildermuth, Microsoft MVP for Visual C#, has authored six books on .NET, including several Self-Paced Training Kits. He has more than 20 years of software development experience and is a member
    of the INETA Speaker’s Bureau.

    Mark Blomsma is a software architect, consultant, and instructor who’s designed and developed software for 14+ years. A Microsoft MVP for Visual C#–Architecture, Mark is active in developer communities
    from Maine to his native Netherlands.

    Jim Wightman is a programmer, architect, and consultant with 27+ years of software development experience. He currently focuses on Windows® Azure, Windows 7, and applying Microsoft technologies to
    environmental issues.
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