MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-516): Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4



Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-516 - and on the job - with this official Microsoft study guide. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what ...

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Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-516 - and on the job - with this official Microsoft study guide. 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.

Maximize your performance on the exam by mastering the skills and experience measured by these objectives:

  • Modeling data
  • Managing connections and context
  • Querying data
  • Manipulating data
  • Developing and deploying reliable applications


Assess your skills with practice tests. 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.

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735627390
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 6/14/2011
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 1,253,934
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Glenn Johnson is a trainer and writer focusing on ASP.NET, ADO.NET, C#, and .NET internals. He is author of Programming Microsoft ADO.NET 2.0 Applications: Advanced Topics.

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Table of Contents

Introduction; System Requirements; Code Samples; Using the CD; Acknowledgments; Support & Feedback; Preparing for the Exam; Chapter 1: ADO.NET Disconnected Classes; 1.1 Before You Begin; 1.2 Lesson 1: Working with the DataTable and DataSet Classes; 1.3 Lesson 2: Serialization, Specialized Types, and Data Binding; 1.4 Case Scenarios; 1.5 Suggested Practices; 1.6 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 2: ADO.NET Connected Classes; 2.1 Before You Begin; 2.2 Lesson 1: Connecting to the Data Store; 2.3 Lesson 2: Reading and Writing Data; 2.4 Lesson 3: Working with Transactions; 2.5 Case Scenarios; 2.6 Suggested Practices; 2.7 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 3: Introducing LINQ; 3.1 Before You Begin; 3.2 Lesson 1: Understanding LINQ; 3.3 Lesson 2: Using LINQ Queries; 3.4 Case Scenarios; 3.5 Suggested Practices; 3.6 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 4: LINQ to SQL; 4.1 Before You Begin; 4.2 Lesson 1: What Is LINQ to SQL?; 4.3 Lesson 2: Executing Queries Using LINQ to SQL; 4.4 Lesson 3: Submitting Changes to the Database; 4.5 Case Scenario; 4.6 Suggested Practices; 4.7 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 5: LINQ to XML; 5.1 Before You Begin; 5.2 Lesson 1: Working with the XmlDocument and XmlReader Classes; 5.3 Lesson 2: Querying with LINQ to XML; 5.4 Lesson 3: Transforming XML Using LINQ to XML; 5.5 Case Scenario; 5.6 Suggested Practices; 5.7 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 6: ADO.NET Entity Framework; 6.1 Before You Begin; 6.2 Lesson 1: What Is the ADO.NET Entity Framework?; 6.3 Lesson 2: Querying and Updating with the Entity Framework; 6.4 Case Scenarios; 6.5 Suggested Practices; 6.6 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 7: WCF Data Services; 7.1 Before You Begin; 7.2 Lesson 1: What Is WCF Data Services?; 7.3 Lesson 2: Consuming WCF Data Services; 7.4 Case Scenario; 7.5 Suggested Practices; 7.6 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 8: Developing Reliable Applications; 8.1 Before You Begin; 8.2 Lesson 1: Monitoring and Collecting Performance Data; 8.3 Lesson 2: Handling Exceptions; 8.4 Lesson 3: Protecting Your Data; 8.5 Lesson 4: Synchronizing Data; 8.6 Case Scenario; 8.7 Suggested Practices; 8.8 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 9: Deploying Your Application; 9.1 Before You Begin; 9.2 Lesson 1: Deploying Your Application; 9.3 Case Scenario; 9.4 Suggested Practices; 9.5 Take a Practice Test; Answers; Chapter 1: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 1: Case Scenarios Answers; Chapter 2: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 2: Case Scenarios Answers; Chapter 3: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 3: Case Scenario Answers; 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;

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