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MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-511): Windows Application Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

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Announcing an all-new SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT designed to help maximize your performance on 70-511, the required exam for the MCTS certification: Windows Application Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4. This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills. It comes packed with the tools and features exam candidates want most—including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam ...

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Overview

Announcing an all-new SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT designed to help maximize your performance on 70-511, the required exam for the MCTS certification: Windows Application Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4. This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills. It comes packed with the tools and features exam candidates want most—including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and customizable testing options. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and troubleshooting labs for the skills and expertise you can use on the job.

Work at your own pace through the lessons and lab exercises in the official study guide. Coverage includes evaluating design requirements for the user interface (UI); building the UI using basic to advanced techniques with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF); managing data at the UI level, including data-binding, data validation, and data-bound controls; and enhancing solution functionality and usability.

Then assess yourself using practice questions on CD, featuring multiple customizable testing options to meet your specific needs. Choose timed or untimed testing mode, generate random tests, or focus on discrete objectives. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including pointers back to the book for further study. —making this kit an exceptional value and a great career investment.

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

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: 9780735627420
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 2/14/2011
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 1,017,158
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 2.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Matthew Stoecker, MCP, has written numerous books and articles on Microsoft Visual Basic, C#, Windows Forms, and .NET technologies, including the Microsoft Press Self-Paced Training Kits for Exams 70-502, 70-505, 70-306, and 70-316.

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Table of Contents

Exam 70-511: TS: Microsoft Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4; Introduction; Hardware Requirements; Software Requirements; Using the Companion Media; Microsoft Certified Professional Program; Errata and Book Support; We Want to Hear from You; Stay in Touch; Preparing for the Exam; Chapter 1: Building a User Interface; 1.1 Before You Begin; 1.2 Lesson 1: Using WPF Controls; 1.3 Lesson 2: Using Resources; 1.4 Lesson 3: Using Styles and Triggers; 1.5 Case Scenarios; 1.6 Suggested Practices; 1.7 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 2: Working with Events and Commands; 2.1 Before You Begin; 2.2 Lesson 1: Configuring Events and Event Handling; 2.3 Lesson 2: Configuring Commands; 2.4 Lesson 3: Implementing Animation; 2.5 Case Scenarios; 2.6 Suggested Practices; 2.7 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 3: Adding and Managing Content; 3.1 Before You Begin; 3.2 Lesson 1: Managing the Visual Interface; 3.3 Lesson 2: Adding Multimedia Content; 3.4 Case Scenario; 3.5 Suggested Practices; 3.6 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 4: Windows Forms and Windows Forms Controls; 4.1 Before You Begin; 4.2 Lesson 1: Working with Windows Forms and Container Controls; 4.3 Lesson 2: Configuring Controls in Windows Forms; 4.4 Lesson 3: Using List-Display and Specialized Controls; 4.5 Lesson 4: Using Tool Strips and Menus; 4.6 Case Scenarios; 4.7 Suggested Practices; 4.8 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 5: Working with User-Defined Controls; 5.1 Before You Begin; 5.2 Lesson 1: Creating Controls in Windows Forms; 5.3 Lesson 2: Using Control Templates; 5.4 Lesson 3: Creating Custom Controls in WPF; 5.5 Case Scenarios; 5.6 Suggested Practices; 5.7 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 6: Working with Data Binding; 6.1 Before You Begin; 6.2 Lesson 1: Configuring Data Binding; 6.3 Lesson 2: Converting Data; 6.4 Lesson 3: Validating Data and Configuring Change Notification; 6.5 Case Scenarios; 6.6 Suggested Practices; 6.7 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 7: Configuring Data Binding; 7.1 Before You Begin; 7.2 Lesson 1: Binding to Data Sources; 7.3 Lesson 2: Manipulating and Displaying Data; 7.4 Case Scenarios; 7.5 Suggested Practices; 7.6 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 8: Working with Data Grids and Validating User Input; 8.1 Before You Begin; 8.2 Lesson 1: Implementing Data-bound Controls in Windows Forms; 8.3 Lesson 2: Validating User Input; 8.4 Case Scenario; 8.5 Suggested Practices; 8.6 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 9: Enhancing Usability; 9.1 Before You Begin; 9.2 Lesson 1: Implementing Asynchronous Processing; 9.3 Lesson 2: Implementing Globalization and Localization; 9.4 Lesson 3: Integrating Windows Forms Controls and WPF Controls; 9.5 Case Scenarios; 9.6 Suggested Practices; 9.7 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 10: Advanced Topics; 10.1 Before You Begin; 10.2 Lesson 1: Working with Security; 10.3 Lesson 2: Managing Settings; 10.4 Lesson 3: Implementing Drag and Drop; 10.5 Case Scenario; 10.6 Suggested Practices; 10.7 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 11: Testing and Debugging WPF Applications; 11.1 Before You Begin; 11.2 Lesson 1: Testing the User Interface; 11.3 Lesson 2: Debugging with Intellitrace and PresentationTraceSources; 11.4 Case Scenario; 11.5 Suggested Practices; 11.6 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 12: Deployment; 12.1 Before You Begin; 12.2 Lesson 1: Creating a Windows Setup Project; 12.3 Lesson 2: Deploying Applications with ClickOnce; 12.4 Case Scenarios; 12.5 Suggested Practices; 12.6 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 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; Chapter 10: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 10: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 11: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 11: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 12: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 12: Case Scenario Answers; About the Author; Systems Requirements; Hardware Requirements; Software Requirements;

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