MCPD 70-518 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4

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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 ...

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MCPD 70-518 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4

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Overview

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:

  • Designing the Layers of a Solution
  • Designing the Presentation Layer
  • Designing the Data Access Layer
  • Planning a Solution Deployment
  • Designing for Stability and Maintenance
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  • ISBN-13: 9780735657236
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 12/26/2011
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,399,423
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Northrup, MCSE, MCPD, MCITP, CISSP, is a Windows and networking technologies expert who has written more than 30 books and video training courses. He is coauthor of Windows 7 Resource Kit and numerous Microsoft Press Training Kits for certification exam-prep. 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.

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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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