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New Microsoft Exams (English Language Only) released within last 6 months!

Posted by Rubel Khan on December 30, 2010

Microsoft is committed to offering certifications that are relevant, valued, and respected indicators of IT professional and developer technology skills. To fulfill this commitment, the Microsoft Certification team continually monitors industry trends and adjusts exams and standards accordingly, developing new exams to ensure that certification requirements keep pace with technology updates.

The following table lists new exams, beginning with those most recently released. Follow the links to the corresponding exam preparation guides to learn about the skills measured and credits you can earn toward certification.

Exams released in November 2010

Preparation guide

PowerPoint 2010 (English)

Exam 77-883

Exams released in October 2010

Preparation guide

Upgrade: Transition your MCPD .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Developer Skills to MCPD .NET 4 Windows Applications Developer (English)

Exam 70-521

Upgrade: Transition your MCPD .NET Framework 3.5 Web Developer Skills to MCPD .NET Framework 4 Web Developer (English)

Exam 70-523

Exams released in September 2010

Preparation guide

TS: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deploying (English)

Exam 70-681

Exams released in August 2010

Preparation guide

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Financials (English)

Exam MB3-859

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Project Series (English)

Exam MB3-860

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Installation & Configuration (English)

Exam MB3-861

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Inventory & Order Processing (English)

Exam MB3-862

Exams released in July 2010

Preparation guide

TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development (English)

Exam 70-573

PRO: Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Applications (English)

Exam 70-576

TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring (English)

Exam 70-667

PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator (English)

Exam 70-668

Software Development Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-361

Windows Development Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-362

Web Development Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-363

Database Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-364

Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-365

Networking Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-366

Security Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-367

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Now available! Microsoft Exam 70-515: TS: Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Posted by Rubel Khan on July 6, 2010

Exam 70-515 is now available in Prometric testing centers. This is a Technical Specialist exam designed to  test the candidate’s knowledge and skills in developing Web applications using ASP.NET and the .NET Framework 4.

Candidates for this exam are professional Web developers who use Microsoft Visual Studio. Candidates should have a minimum of two to three years of experience developing Web-based applications by using Visual Studio and Microsoft ASP.NET. Candidates should be experienced users of Visual Studio 2008 and later releases and should have a fundamental knowledge of the .NET Framework 4 programming languages (C# or Microsoft Visual Basic). In addition, candidates should understand how to use the new features of Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.
 
Candidates should also have a minimum of one year of experience with the following:
  • Accessing data by using Microsoft ADO.NET and LINQ
  • Creating and consuming Web and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services
  • State management
  • ASP.NET configuration
  • Debugging and deployment
  • Application and page life-cycle management
  • Security aspects such as authentication and authorization
  • Client-side scripting languages
  • Internet Information Server (IIS)
  • ASP.NET MVC

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

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Now available! Microsoft Exam 70-513: TS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Posted by Rubel Khan on July 6, 2010

Exam 70-513 is now available in Prometric testing centers. This exam is designed to test the candidate’s knowledge and skills for developing applications using Windows Communication Foundation and the .NET Framework 4. 

The candidate works on a team in a development environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 to build distributed applications.  This candidate should have at least one year of experience developing Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)–based applications, including at least six months of experience with .NET Framework 4. The candidate should also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A solid understanding of WCF in the context of the .NET Framework 4 solution stack
  • Experience creating service model elements
  • Experience using WCF to support open and .NET communication
  • Experience configuring and deploying WCF applications
  • Experience using Visual Studio tools, tracing tools, SvcUtil, WCF performance monitoring, and IIS/WAS for hosting services
  • Experience securing WCF applications
  • A solid understanding of concurrency

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

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Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit (Download)

Posted by Rubel Khan on March 7, 2010

Overview

The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is designed to help you learn how to utilize the Visual Studio 2010 features and a variety of framework technologies including:

  • C# 4.0
  • Visual Basic 10
  • F#
  • Parallel Extensions
  • Windows Communication Foundation
  • Windows Workflow
  • Windows Presentation Foundation
  • ASP.NET 4
  • Windows 7
  • Entity Framework
  • ADO.NET Data Services
  • Managed Extensibility Framework
  • Visual Studio Team System

This version of the Training Kit works with Visual Studio 2010 RC and .NET Framework 4 RC.

Download from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=752cb725-969b-4732-a383-ed5740f02e93

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New Features in .NET Framework 4 and Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2

Posted by Rubel Khan on February 1, 2010

This series of 8 hour-long sessions will cover some of the new features in Visual Studio 2010, as of the Beta 2 release, and some of the new language features in .NET languages including C#, Visual Basic.NET, and F#, as of version 4 of the .NET framework.

Visual Studio 2010: Parallelism This session covers and demonstrates new structures and other options for parallel programming, including how Visual Studio 2010 supports parallel programming and debugging. programming.

Visual Studio 2010: ADO.Net Data Services This session presents enhancements to ADO.NET both on the server side and the client side, and demonstrates how to take advantage of these in code.

Visual Studio 2010: F# Visual Studio 2010 includes a new programming language, F#. This session explains and provides a walk-through demonstration of basic programming in F#.

Visual Studio 2010: Office Programmability Both C# and Visual Basic.Net have new features in Visual Studio 2010. This session includes explanations of these features, and demonstrations of them in the context of Office.

Visual Studio 2010: ASP.NET AJAX This session will explain and demonstrate some new AJAX features in ASP.Net, including new features in client-side AJAX.

Visual Studio 2010: ASP.NET MVC This session introduces the MVC – Model, View, Controller – framework that is not part of ASP.NET. It includes demonstrations of how to create and test a basic ASP.NET MVC.

Visual Studio 2010: ASP.NET Web Forms This session discusses and demonstrates improvements to Web Forms in ASP.NET. It includes improvements to existing controls as well as some new features like routing.

Visual Studio 2010: Managed Languages This session provides information on features that are new to either C# or Visual Basic .NET or both, and demonstrates how to use them in your coding.

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Microsoft Training Kits

Posted by Rubel Khan on October 25, 2009

Microsoft has been releasing some Training Kits for the technologies that are running on market today. I’ve found some of them and the links are below:

SharePoint 2007 Training Kit: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=673dc932-626a-4e59-9dca-16d685600a51&displaylang=en

Windows 7 Training Kit for Developers http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=1C333F06-FADB-4D93-9C80-402621C600E7&displaylang=en

Visual Studio 2008 Training Kit http://www.microsoft.com/DOWNLOADS/details.aspx?familyid=8BDAA836-0BBA-4393-94DB-6C3C4A0C98A1&displaylang=en

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=752CB725-969B-4732-A383-ED5740F02E93&displaylang=en

SQL Server 2008 Training Kit http://www.microsoft.com/downloadS/details.aspx?familyid=E9C68E1B-1E0E-4299-B498-6AB3CA72A6D7&displaylang=en

ASP.NET MVC Training Kit http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1E0BE0B2-910A-4676-9F3A-41E4D9C0FC08&displaylang=en

.NET 3.5 Enhancements Training Kit http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=355c80e9-fde0-4812-98b5-8a03f5874e96&displaylang=en

Hope you would find these useful.

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