Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 - Windows Forms Application Development (Exam 70-505)

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Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-505—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...

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Overview

Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-505—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:

  • Create the user interface, configuring controls at design or run time
  • Apply best practices for UI design
  • Access, query, bind, and display data
  • Enhance usability—MDIs, drag-and-drop, persistence, accessibility
  • Manage the print process
  • Use asynchronous methods to optimize UI responsiveness
  • Develop custom Windows Forms controls
  • Configure and deploy your application

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:

  • Includes a 15% exam discount from Microsoft. (Limited time offer)
  • Official self-paced study guide.
  • Practice tests with multiple, customizable testing options and a learning plan based on your results.
  • 300+ 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.

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

The practice test materials are available as a download along with your ebook version of the kit, and will be located in your account. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735626379
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 2/25/2009
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 816
  • Sales rank: 997,740
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Matthew A. Stoecker, MCP, has written numerous books and articles on Microsoft Visual Basic, Visual C#(R), Windows Forms, and Windows Presentation Foundation, including the Self-Paced Training Kits for Exams 70-502, 70-306, and 70-316.

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Table of Contents

  • Exam 70-505: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Application Development
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Windows Forms and the User Interface
  • Chapter 2: Configuring Controls and Creating the User Interface
  • Chapter 3: Advanced Windows Forms Controls
  • Chapter 4: Tool Strips, Menus, and Events
  • Chapter 5: Configuring Connections and Connecting to Data
  • Chapter 6: Working with Data in a Connected Environment
  • Chapter 7: Create, Add, Delete, and Edit Data in a Disconnected Environment
  • Chapter 8: Implementing Data-Bound Controls
  • Chapter 9: Working with XML
  • Chapter 10: Printing in Windows Forms
  • Chapter 11: Advanced Topics in Windows Forms
  • Chapter 12: Enhancing Usability
  • Chapter 13: Asynchronous Programming Techniques
  • Chapter 14: Creating Windows Forms Controls
  • Chapter 15: Deployment
  • Glossary
  • Answers
  • About the Authors
  • System Requirements
  • Additional Resources for Developers from Microsoft Press
  • Get Certified-Visual Studio 2008
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