This certification exam measures the ability to develop and implement Web-based applications with Web forms, ASP.NET, and the Microsoft .NET Framework. This exam counts as a core credit toward the new MCAD (Microsoft Certified Application Developer) certification as well as a core credit toward the existing MCSD certification. Readers preparing for this exam find our Training Guide series to be the most successful self-study tool in the market. This book is their one-stop shop because of its teaching methodology, the accompanying ExamGear testing software, and superior Web site support at www.quepublishing.com/certification. The CD features our ExamGear product (test simulation with more than 150 practice questions) and an electronic copy of the book.
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Introduction. How This Book Helps You. What the Developing and Implementing Web Applications with Microsoft Visual. C# .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Exam (70-315) Covers. What You Should Know Before Reading This Book. Hardware and Software You'll Need. Advice on Taking the Exam. Study and Exam Prep Tips. Study Tips. Exam Prep Tips. Final Considerations. I. DEVELOPING WEB APPLICATIONS. 1. Introducing Web Forms. Introduction. Key Concepts. Introduction to ASP.NET. ASP.NET Directives. Event Handling. Event Handling in ASP.NET. Separating User Interface from Business Logic. 2. Controls. Introduction. HTML Controls. HTML Server Controls. Web Server Controls. User Input Validation. Cascading Style Sheets. Part Summary. 3. Implementing Navigation for the User Interface. Introduction. Roundtrip and Postback. ASP.NET Intrinsic Objects. ASP.NET Application. State Management. Navigation Between Pages. 4. Error Handling for the User Interface. Introduction. Understanding Exceptions. Handling Exceptions. Creating and Using Custom Exceptions. Managing Unhandled Exceptions. 5. Data Binding. Introduction. Bind Data to the User Interface. Transform and Filter Data. Using Controls to Display Data. 6. Consuming and Manipulating Data. Introduction. Access and Manipulate SQL Server Data. Access and Manipulate Data. Handle Data Errors. 7. Creating and Managing .NET Components and Assemblies. Introduction. Creating and Using .NET Components. Creating and Using Web User Controls. Creating and Using Web Custom Controls. Creating and Managing .NET Assemblies. 8. Web Services. Introduction. Understanding Web Services. Creating Web Services. Discovering Web Services. Instantiating and Invoking Web Services. 9. Globalization. Introduction. Understanding Localization and Globalization. Implementing Localization for the User Interface. Converting Existing Encodings. Implementing Mirroring. Validating Non-Latin User Input. 10. Working with Legacy Code. Introduction. Incorporating Existing Code. Using ActiveX Controls. Using COM Components. Using COM+ Components. Using Platform Invoke. 11. User Assistance and Accessibility. Introduction. Implementing User Assistance. Implementing Accessibility Features. Part Summary. II. TESTING, DEBUGGING, AND DEPLOYING A WEB APPLICATION. 12. Testing and Debugging a Web Application. Introduction. Testing. Tracing. Debugging. Part Summary. 13. Deploying a Web Application. Introduction. Deployment Tools. Deploying a Web Application. Customizing Web Setup Projects. Shared Assemblies. Creating Installation Components. Cab Project. Scalable and Reliable Deployment. Methods of Deployment. III. MAINTAINING AND CONFIGURING A WEB APPLICATION. 14. Maintaining and Supporting a Web Application Introduction. Getting Process Information. Working with Event Logs. Working with Performance Counters. Designing a Web Application for Performance. 15. Configuring a Web Application. Introduction. Configuring a Web Application. Configuring Security. Using Caching. Handling Session State. Installing and Configuring Server Services. IV. FINAL REVIEW. Fast Facts. Creating User Services. Creating and Managing Components and .NET Assemblies. Consuming and Manipulating Data. Testing and Debugging. Deploying a Web Application. Maintaining and Supporting a Web Application. Configuring and Securing a Web Application. Practice Exam. Exam Questions. Answers to Exam Questions. V. APPENDIXES. Appendix A. Glossary. Appendix B. Overview of the Certification Process. Types of Certification. Certification Requirements. Appendix C. What's on the CD-ROM. PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition. An Exclusive Electronic Version of the Text. Complete Code Examples. Appendix D. Using the PrepLogic, Preview Edition, Software. The Exam Simulation. Question Quality. The Interface Design. The Effective Learning Environment. Software Requirements. Installing PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition. Removing PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition from Your Computer. Using PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition. Contacting PrepLogic. License Agreement. Appendix E. Suggested Readings and Resources. .NET User Assistance. Books. Web Sites. Index.
Amit Kalani is among the first few to complete the Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) certification for Microsoft .NET. Amit has been programming with the .NET Framework since its early beta versions. He has been a contributing author and technical reviewer for several popular books about the .NET Framework and related technologies, including the MCAD/MCSD.NET Training Guide: Developing and Implementing Windows-Based Applications with Microsoft Visual C# .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, Exam 70-316. In his earlier job, Amit managed a Microsoft Certified Technical Education Center (CTEC), where he designed and delivered courses on various development tools and technologies. He worked closely with students to understand their requirements and guided them toward passing Microsoft certification exams. Amit lives in Michigan with his wife Priti. You can reach Amit at firstname.lastname@example.org.