MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-503): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Communication Foundation

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Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-503—and on the job. 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. This ...

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Your 2-in-1 Self-Paced Training Kit

EXAM PREP GUIDE

Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-503—and on the job. 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. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time.

Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:

  • Define and implement service contracts
  • Configure client and service endpoints across transport protocols
  • Customize service behavior; host and expose services
  • Add instrumentation to services, including end-to-end tracing
  • Implement transport, message, and user level security
  • Consume services through proxies and agents
  • Manage the service life cycle—instances, sessions, transactions, concurrency

PRACTICE TESTS

Assess your skills with the 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:

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

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780735625655
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 9/24/2008
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Bruce Johnson is a 25-year veteran of the computer industry with a passion for system design and development. He coauthored MCPD Self-Paced Training Kits for Exams 70-548 and 70-547.

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Table of Contents

Exam 70-503: TS: Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.5—Windows® Communication Foundation Application Development; About the Authors; Bruce Johnson; Peter Madziak; Sara Morgan; Introduction; Hardware Requirements; Software Requirements; Using the CD and DVD; Microsoft Certified Professional Program; Technical Support; Evaluation Edition Software; Chapter 1: Contracts; 1.1 Before You Begin; 1.2 Lesson 1: Defining Behavioral Contracts; 1.3 Lesson 2: Defining Structural Contracts; 1.4 Chapter Review; 1.5 Chapter Summary; 1.6 Key Terms; 1.7 Case Scenarios; 1.8 Suggested Practices; 1.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 2: Exposing the Services; 2.1 Before You Begin; 2.2 Lesson 1: Service Endpoint Basics; 2.3 Lesson 2: Customizing and Extending Bindings; 2.4 Chapter Review; 2.5 Chapter Summary; 2.6 Key Terms; 2.7 Case Scenarios; 2.8 Suggested Practices; 2.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 3: Deploying Services; 3.1 Before You Begin; 3.2 Lesson 1: Hosting a Service on a Web Server; 3.3 Lesson 2: Hosting a Service in a Managed Application; 3.4 Chapter Review; 3.5 Chapter Summary; 3.6 Key Terms; 3.7 Case Scenario; 3.8 Suggested Practices; 3.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 4: Consuming Services; 4.1 Before You Begin; 4.2 Lesson 1: Consuming WCF Services; 4.3 Lesson 2: Consuming Non-WCF Services; 4.4 Chapter Review; 4.5 Chapter Summary; 4.6 Key Terms; 4.7 Case Scenarios; 4.8 Suggested Practices; 4.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 5: Configuring WCF; 5.1 Before You Begin; 5.2 Lesson 1: Configuring the Client Endpoint; 5.3 Lesson 2: Dynamic Service Configuration; 5.4 Chapter Review; 5.5 Chapter Summary; 5.6 Key Terms; 5.7 Case Scenario; 5.8 Suggested Practices; 5.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 6: Instrumentation; 6.1 Before You Begin; 6.2 Lesson 1: Basic WCF Tracing; 6.3 Lesson 2: End-to-End Tracing; 6.4 Lesson 3: WCF Extensibility; 6.5 Lesson 4: Monitoring WCF; 6.6 Chapter Review; 6.7 Chapter Summary; 6.8 Key Terms; 6.9 Case Scenario; 6.10 Suggested Practices; 6.11 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 7: Infrastructure Security; 7.1 Before You Begin; 7.2 Lesson 1: Transport-Level Security; 7.3 Lesson 2: Message-Level Security; 7.4 Chapter Review; 7.5 Chapter Summary; 7.6 Key Terms; 7.7 Case Scenario; 7.8 Suggested Practices; 7.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 8: User-Level Security; 8.1 Before You Begin; 8.2 Lesson 1: Authentication; 8.3 Client Credentials; 8.4 Service Credentials; 8.5 Custom Authentication; 8.6 Lesson 2: Authorization and Impersonation; 8.7 Chapter Review; 8.8 Chapter Summary; 8.9 Key Terms; 8.10 Case Scenario; 8.11 Suggested Practices; 8.12 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 9: When Simple Isn’t Sufficient; 9.1 Before You Begin; 9.2 Lesson 1: Dealing with POX; 9.3 Lesson 2: Handling Exceptions in the Client; 9.4 Chapter Review; 9.5 Chapter Summary; 9.6 Key Terms; 9.7 Case Scenario; 9.8 Suggested Practices; 9.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 10: Sessions and Instancing; 10.1 Before You Begin; 10.2 Lesson 1: Instancing Modes; 10.3 Lesson 2: Working with Instances; 10.4 Chapter Review; 10.5 Chapter Summary; 10.6 Key Terms; 10.7 Case Scenarios; 10.8 Suggested Practices; 10.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 11: Transactional Services; 11.1 Before You Begin; 11.2 Lesson 1: Transaction Basics; 11.3 Lesson 2: Programming Transactions; 11.4 Chapter Review; 11.5 Chapter Summary; 11.6 Key Terms; 11.7 Case Scenario; 11.8 Suggested Practices; 11.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 12: Concurrency; 12.1 Before You Begin; 12.2 Lesson 1: Concurrency in WCF Applications; 12.3 Lesson 2: Synchronization; 12.4 Chapter Review; 12.5 Chapter Summary; 12.6 Key Terms; 12.7 Case Scenario; 12.8 Suggested Practices; 12.9 Take a Practice Test; Answers; Chapter 1: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 1: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 2: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 2: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 3: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 3: Case Scenario Answer; Chapter 4: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 4: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 5: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 5: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 6: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 6: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 7: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 7: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 8: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 8: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 9: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 9: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 10: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 10: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 11: Lesson Review Answers; Lesson 11: Case Scenario Answers; Lesson 12: Lesson Review Answers; Lesson 12: Case Scenario Answers; Glossary; System Requirements; Hardware Requirements; Software Requirements; Additional Resources for IT Professionals from Microsoft Press; Windows Server; Windows Client; SQL Server 2005; Exchange Server 2007; Scripting; Get Certified—Visual Studio 2008;

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