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McPd 70-518 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using Microsoft .Net Framework 4by Tony Northrup
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Prepare for MCPD Exam 70-518—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows application design and development—with this official Microsoft® Exam Ref. Written for experienced, MCTS-certified professionals ready to advance their status—this guide focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCPD level. With concise, objective-by-objective reviews, strategic case scenarios, and "Thought Experiments", you get professional-level preparation for the professional-level exam.
Optimize your exam-prep by focusing on the expertise needed to:
You also get an exam discount voucher—making this book an exceptional value and a great career investment.
Book News Annotation:
This guide to the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer 70-518 examination test provides practical instruction in all subject areas for candidates sitting for this popular programming certification. Beginning with a section on exam preparation and the basics of the .NET framework, the volume covers topics such as solution design, designing the presentation layer, the data access layer, deployment planning, and stability design and maintenance planning. Chapters include code examples and sidebars as well as detailed review questions for each chapter objective. Northrup and Stoecker are experienced trainers and the authors of several books on programming related subjects. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Professional-level prep for the professional-level exam.
Prepare for MCPD Exam 70-518—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows application design and development with .NET Framework 4. Designed for experienced, MCTS-certified professionals ready to advance their status—Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCPD level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:
Maximize your performance on MCPD Exam 70-518 and sharpen your on-the-job skills—with the help of this official Microsoft® study guide. You'll work at your own pace through the lessons, exercises, and case studies, and assess your skills with objective-by-objective reviews. Make the most of your study time and ace your exam preparation for the MCPD Windows Developer 4 certification.
Discover how to:
An exam discount voucher makes this book an exceptional value and a great career investment.
About the Author
Tony Northrup, MVP, MCSE, MCTS, and CISSP, is a consultant and author. Tony started programming before Windows 1.0 was released, and has also focused on Windows administration and development. He has written about 25 books covering Windows and Web development, networking, and security. Among other titles, Tony is author of MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-536): Microsoft® .NET Framework—Application Development Foundation, Second Edition.
Matthew Stoecker, MCP, has written numerous books and articles on Microsoft Visual Basic, Visual C#, Windows Forms, and Windows Presentation Foundation, including the SELF-PACED TRAINING KITS for Exams 70-511, 70-505, and 70-502.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Microsoft Certified Professional Program; Acknowledgments; Support and Feedback; Preparing for the Exam; Chapter 1: Designing the Layers of a Solution; 1.1 Objective 1.1: Design a Loosely Coupled Layered Architecture; 1.2 Objective 1.2: Design Service Interaction; 1.3 Objective 1.3: Design the Security Implementation; 1.4 Objective 1.4: Design for Interoperability with External Systems; 1.5 Objective 1.5: Design for Optimal Processing; 1.6 Objective 1.6: Design for Globalization and Localization; 1.7 Chapter Summary; 1.8 Answers; Chapter 2: Designing the Presentation Layer; 2.1 Objective 2.1: Choose the Appropriate Windows Technology; 2.2 Objective 2.2: Design the UI Layout and Structure; 2.3 Objective 2.3: Design Application Workflow; 2.4 Objective 2.4: Design Data Presentation and Input; 2.5 Objective 2.5: Design Presentation Behavior; 2.6 Objective 2.6: Design for UI Responsiveness; 2.7 Chapter Summary; 2.8 Answers; Chapter 3: Designing the Data Access Layer; 3.1 Objective 3.1: Choose the Appropriate Data Access Strategy; 3.2 Objective 3.2: Design the Data Object Model; 3.3 Objective 3.3: Design Data Caching; 3.4 Objective 3.4: Design Offline Storage and Data Synchronization; 3.5 Objective 3.5: Design for a Concurrent Multiuser Environment; 3.6 Objective 3.6: Analyze Data Services for Optimization; 3.7 Chapter Summary; 3.8 Answers; Chapter 4: Planning a Solution Deployment; 4.1 Objective 4.1: Define a Client Deployment Strategy; 4.2 Objective 4.2: Plan a Database Deployment; 4.3 Objective 4.3: Design a Solution Update Strategy; 4.4 Objective 4.4: Plan for N-Tier Deployment; 4.5 Chapter Summary; 4.6 Answers; Chapter 5: Designing for Stability and Maintenance; 5.1 Objective 5.1: Design for Error Handling; 5.2 Objective 5.2: Evaluate and Recommend a Test Strategy; 5.3 Objective 5.3: Design a Diagnostics and Monitoring Strategy; 5.4 Chapter Summary; 5.5 Answers; About the Authors;
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