| Preparing for an Exam |
When the exam begins, you can choose the programming language in which the code segments will appear. The available code languages for this exam are:
| Audience Profile |
Candidates for this exam work on a team in a medium-sized or large development environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Developer or Visual Studio 2005. Candidates should have at least two years of experience developing distributed applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework. Candidates should have a working knowledge of Visual Studio 2005.
An enterprise application developer can operate as a Microsoft Windows-based or Web-based client application developer and can develop middle-tier data and business logic components. Candidates should have at least three to five years of on-the-job experience dedicated to enterprise application development.
Candidates have worked in the following phases in the application life cycle:
| Credit Toward CertificationExam 70-554: UPGRADE: MCSD Microsoft .NET Skills to MCPD Enterprise Application Developer by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework: Part 2: counts as credit toward the following certification(s): |
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