70-513 : MCTS/MCPD - VB .NET Framework 4, Windows Communication Foundation Development

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The Microsoft's 70-513 certification is an industry recognized credential. The exam is targeted at developers who work in the environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 to build distributed applications. The questions will be presented in CSHARP language. The exam covers the various Web and Windows client applications service-oriented applications (SOA) using WCF and more.
MCTS/MCPD - VB .NET Framework 4, Windows Communication...


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Exam Information

The TS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4 is part of Microsoft's MCPD certification which comprises of four exams. It is a required part to the certification.

MCPD certifications will not be updated for versions later that Visual Studio 2010, and your MCPD certification will decline in value as companies move to newer versions of products. Click here for more information.

Career Prospects
  • Software Developer
  • Application Developer
  • Windows Developer
  • Enterprise Developer
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?

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Where do I take the exam?
The Microsoft 70-513 exam is administered by Pearson Vue at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
Multiple choice questions
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the MCPD: .NET Framework 4, Windows Applications certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate have should have at least one year of experience developing Windows- Communication Foundation (WCF)–based applications, including at least six months of experience with .NET Framework 4.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
120 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the validity of the certification?
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 70-513-VB, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Creating Services (20%)

  • Create service and operation contracts.
  • Create data contracts
  • Create message contracts
  • Implement generic message handling
  • Implement RESTful services.
  • Create and configure a Routing service.
  • Create and configure a Discovery service.

Lesson 2: Hosting and Configuring Services (18%)

  • Create and configure endpoints.
  • Configure Behaviors.
  • Implement self hosting.
  • Implement Web server hosting.

Lesson 3: Consuming Services

  • Create a service proxy.
  • Configure client endpoints.
  • Invoke a service.
  • Consume RESTful services.
  • Implement service Discovery.

Lesson 4: Securing Services (17%)

  • Configure secure Bindings.
  • Configure message security.
  • Implement Authentication.
  • Implement Authorization.
  • Implement Impersonation.
  • Implement security auditing.

Lesson 5: Managing Service Instance Life Cycle (13%)

  • Manage service instances.
  • Manage sessions.
  • Implement transactions.
  • Manage concurrency.
  • Manage consistency between instances, sessions, transactions, and concurrency.

Lesson 6: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Distributed Systems (14%)

  • Configure message logging.
  • Configure diagnostics.
  • Debug client-service interactions.