MCPD: Web Developer MCAD upgrade


MCPD: Web Developer MCAD/MCSD upgrade

How to upgrade your MCAD or MCSD credentials to MCPD: Web Developer certification

If you are a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), you can upgrade to the MCPD: Web Developer certification by taking one upgrade exam, Exam 70-551: UPGRADE: MCAD Skills to MCPD: Web Developer by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework. By passing this upgrade exam, you will automatically obtain the relevant MCTS prerequisite, MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications.

We offer you the most effective way to upgrade your MCAD Certification to a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) .NET.  The MCPD certification demonstrates that you have the comprehensive skills that are required to build interactive, data-driven Web applications that use ASP.NET 2.0 for both Intranet and Internet uses. By completing this curriculum and passing the upgrade exam, you will automatically obtain the relevant MCTS prerequisite for your MCPD, MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications. Our 70-551 course teaches database developers how to create, trace, configure, and deploy Web applications, how to integrate data into applications using Microsoft ADO.NET, XML, and data-bound controls, how to implement forms authentication, impersonation, and login controls, how to configure server controls and create custom Web controls and how to manage server-side and client-side application states.

Candidates for this course work in a development environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 or Visual Studio 2005. Candidates should have a working knowledge of Visual Studio 2005 and a sound knowledge of the new features of ASP.NET 2.0.

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Our courses incorporate audio, video, and text training and then the total experience is reinforced with exercises and practice tests to ensure that you have really grasped the material.

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Core Data Access with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Module 1: Connecting to Databases and Reading Data

Connecting to a Database
Saving a Connection String Securely in an Application Configuration File
Retrieving Data from a Database
Handling Connection Events and Exceptions
Configuring and Using Connection Pooling

Module 2: Querying and Updating Databases by Using Commands

Creating and Running Query Commands
Creating and Running Parameterized Commands
Creating and Running Update Commands
Using Globalized Formats for Storing and Accessing Data (if time permits)

Module 3: Performing Transactional Operations

Performing Data Updates within a Transaction
Choosing an Appropriate Isolation Level for a Transaction
Enlisting in a Distributed Transaction
Managing Transactions in the Data Tier

Module 4: Performing Disconnected Operations Programmatically

Creating a DataSet Programmatically
Populating and Saving a DataSet
Adding, Modifying, and Deleting Data in a DataSet
Merging DataSets
Creating and Using DataViews

Module 5: Performing Disconnected Operations by Using Visual Studio 2005 Wizards

Creating a Typed DataSet by Using the DataSet Designer
Loading, Displaying, and Saving Data in a Typed DataSet
Adding Code to a Typed DataSet
Creating a Typed DataSet by Using the Data Source Configuration Wizard
Adding Queries to a Table Adapter

Module 6: Performing XML Operations on Disconnected Data

Saving a DataSet as XML Data
Loading a DataSet from XML
Saving and Loading DataSet Schema Information

Module 7: Reading and Writing XML Data

Writing XML Data by Using XmlWriter
Reading XML Data by Using XmlReader

Module 8: Processing XML Data by Using DOM

Reading XML Data by Using DOM
Writing XML Data by Using DOM

Advanced Data Access with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Module 1: Minimizing and Handling Database Operation Conflicts

Reading Committed Data by Using Locks
Reading Committed Data by Using Statement-Level Snapshots
Reading Committed Data by Using Transaction-Level Snapshots
Handling Data Concurrency by Using ADO.NET

Module 2: Handling Large Objects

Reading Large Values from SQL Server
Writing Large Values to SQL Server
Conserving Resources When Writing Large Values to SQL Server

Module 3: Enhancing Database Performance

Accessing Multiple Result Sets Concurrently
Performing Asynchronous Data Access Operations
Performing a Batch Update
Performing a Bulk Data Copy

Module 4: Creating Managed Code Objects for SQL Server 2005

Creating Managed Stored Procedures and Triggers
Creating Managed User-Defined Functions
Creating a Managed Aggregate
Creating a Managed User-Defined Type
Importing Existing Assemblies into SQL Server 2005

Module 5: Querying XML by Using XPath

Selecting XML Data by Using XPathNavigator
Evaluating XPath Expressions by Using XPath Navigator
Creating and Using Compiled XPath Expressions
Editing XML Data by Using XPathNavigator

Module 6: Transforming XML by Using XSLT Style Sheets

Transforming an XML Document by Using an XSLT Style Sheet
Resolving External Resources During XSLT Processing
Passing Parameters into an XSLT Style Sheet
Creating and Using Extension Objects



Core Web Application Technologies with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Module 1: Creating a Web Application

Creating a New Web Application
Configuring and Building a Web Application

Module 2: Programming a Web Application

Implementing Non-Default Event Handlers
Detecting Browser Capabilities and Setting Page Header Properties
Handling Page-Level Exceptions

Module 3: Adding and Configuring Server Controls

Building Graphical User Interfaces with HTML Controls
Building Graphical User Interfaces with Web Server Controls
Programming Web Server Controls and Working with Postbacks

Module 4: Creating a Common Layout by Using Master Pages

Designing a Master Page
Adding and Configuring Content Pages
Designing Nested Master Pages

Module 5: Managing State for a Web Application

Configuring ViewState Properties for Web Server Controls
Storing and Retrieving Application and Session State
Implementing Out-of-Process Session State
Storing and Managing State Data in the Cache Object

Module 6: Accessing and Displaying Data

Creating and Retrieving Database Connections
Accessing Data by Using SqlDataSource Controls and Data Controls
Accessing Objects as Data with ObjectDataSource Controls
Accessing XML Data by Using XmlDataSource Controls

Module 7: Controlling Access to a Web Application

Configuring Authentication and Authorization for a Web Application
Implementing a Membership Registration Page
Implementing a Login Page and Adding Login Controls
Creating a Membership Management Administrative User Interface

Module 8: Deploying a Web Application

Deploying a Web Application by Using the Copy Web Site Utility
Precompiling and Deploying a Web Application by Using the Publish Web Site Utility
Building a Windows Installer Package for Deploying a Web Application

Module 9: Making Web Applications Available to Mobile Devices

Managing Redirection for Mobile Devices
Designing and Implementing a Mobile Web Form
Designing Device-Specific Features for a Mobile Web Application
Browsing a Mobile Web Application with Specific Device Emulators

Advanced Web Application Technologies with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Module 1: Building Dynamic Web Applications

Dynamically Adding and Configuring Controls
Dynamically Applying Master Pages
Adding Localization Features
Dynamically Configuring Web Applications

Module 2: Creating Controls for Web Applications

Creating User Controls
Creating Custom Web Server Controls
Creating Composite Web Server Controls
Creating Templated Controls

Module 3: Optimizing Web Application Performance

Accessing the Page Scripting Object Model
Implementing ASP.NET Caching Techniques
Implementing Tracing and Instrumentation Techniques in Web Applications
Implementing Asynchronous Processing in Web Applications

Module 4: Implementing Personalization and Themes in Web

Configuring Personalization
Implementing Personalization Functionality
Adding Themes to the Web Application
Implementing Personalized Themes

Module 5: Building Web Part Pages and Web Parts

Creating a Web Part Page
Creating a Web Part
Creating Connected Web Par


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Our exam simulators creates a simulation of an actual certification exam. Under timed conditions, IntelliSage? sets up a test with 60 randomly chosen questions designed to help you get ready for the real exam. As with the Practice Exam, the Certification Simulator allows you to mark questions you cannot answer for review at the end of the test.
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