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Now available! Microsoft Exam 70-518: Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0

Posted by Rubel Khan on July 6, 2010

Exam 70-518 is now available in Prometric testing centers. This is a Professional exam designed to assess candidates’ knowledge and skills on making the appropriate job role decisions around Windows-based applications on the desktop using Windows Forms and WPF.

Candidates for this exam work on a team in a development environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2010 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 to develop desktop applications.  Candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience developing applications, including one to two years of experience developing Windows-based applications. Candidates should have a thorough understanding of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Windows Forms technologies in the .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.  

This exam covers the following topics:

  • Designing the Layers of a Solution
  • Designing the Presentation Layer
  • Designing the Data Access Layer
  • Planning a Solution Deployment
  • Designing for Stability and Maintenance

For a more detailed list of the skills measured on this exam, check out the prep guide. To schedule your exam, visit Prometric’s Web site.


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