Microsoft® . Net Framework - Application Development Foundation: MCTS Exam 70-536, Issue 536

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Microsoft Press, Nov 12, 2008 - Computers - 794 pages
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Your 2-in-1 Self-Paced Training Kit. Fully updated and revised! Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-536—and on the job. With this official Microsoft study guide, you'll 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.

Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:

  • Develop applications that use system types and collections
  • Validate input, reformat text, and extract data with regular expressions
  • Create services and multi-threaded applications
  • Implement code-access security and role-based security
  • Implement serialization to read and write complex objects
  • Leverage legacy code using interoperability
  • Monitor and troubleshoot applications
  • Create applications for a global audience


PRACTICE TESTS 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. (Limited time offer).
  • Official self-paced study guide.
  • Practice tests with multiple, customizable testing options and a learning plan based on your results.
  • 300+ practice and review questions.
  • Code samples in Microsoft Visual Basic and Visual C# on CD.
  • Case scenarios, exercises, and best practices.
  • 90-day evaluation of Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2008.
  • Fully searchable eBook of this guide.


A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

The practice test materials are available as a download along with your ebook version of the kit, and will be located in your account. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

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I grasp concepts far more quickly from examples than I do from text. In almost every case the context in which an example exists was explained in text rather than shown as part of the example. This caused me to continially switch modes and greatly slowed down my learning process.

About the author (2008)

Tony Northrup, MVP, MCSE, MCTS, and CISSP, is a consultant and author living in New London, CT. Tony started programming before Windows® 1.0 was released, but has focused on Windows administration and development for the last 15 years. He has written about 25 books covering Windows development, networking, and security. Among other titles, Tony is coauthor of the Windows 7 Resource Kit and Windows Server 2008 Networking and NAP. You can view his animal photos, bird photos, and travel photos, read his Windows Help blog.

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