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


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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 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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735657236
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 12/26/2011
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,467,808
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet 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.

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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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