The Microsoft test 70-503 measures an individual’s ability to develop distributed applications by using technologies such as XML Web services, .NET remoting, and Windows enterprise services. The individual must have a sound knowledge of Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 to build distributed applications. Before taking the 70-503 test, you should practice the following:

  1. Define Service, Data, Operation, and Message contracts.
  2. Process generic messages.
  3. Create and configure service endpoints.
  4. Manage consistency between life cycle, sessions, concurrency, and binds.
  5. Host a service in a managed application.
  6. Host a service on a Web server.
  7. Create custom behaviors.
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Chuck Easttom is the author of 10 computer science books and has been a subject matter expert for CompTiA working on their Linux+, Security+, CTT+, and Server+ certification exams. Mr. Easttom has 15+ years of IT experience, holds a plethora of industry certifications, and currently is an independent consultant and an adjunct computer science instructor.

Chuck is co-author and contributor for the following uCertify Prepkit
70-502 C# :MCTS: C# .NET 3.5 Windows Presentation Foundation Application Development
70-502 VB.NET :MCTS: VB .NET 3.5 Windows Presentation Foundation Application Development
70-503 C#: MCTS: C#.NET Framework 3.5 – Windows Communication Foundation Application
70-503 VB.NET : MCTS: VB.NET Framework 3.5 – Windows Communication Foundation Application
70-504 C#: MCTS: C#.NET 3.5 – Windows Workflow Foundation Application Development
70-504 VB.NET: MCTS: VB.NET 3.5 – Windows Workflow Foundation Application Development
SY0-201 : Security+ 2009
220-701 : A+ Essential 2009
220-702 : A+ Practical Application 2009

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