70-565 C# : MCPD - Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications Using C# .NET Framework 3.5

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The Microsoft MCPD certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence in using Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5.
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MCPD - Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications Using...

Here's what you will get

The Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 exam is a part of Microsoft's MCPD enterprise application developer 3.5 which comprises of six exams. It is a required piece to the certification. The certification is targeted to those professionals who are using Visual Studio 2008 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, or who anticipate working with these technologies in the near future. MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 3.5 also requires that you pass 70-536-CSHARP, 70-505-CSHARP, 70-562-CSHARP, 70-561-CSHARP, 70-503-CSHARP exam.

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What is the exam registration fee? 150
Where do I take the exam? The Microsoft 70-565-CSHARP exam is administered by Prometric at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam? The exam consists of adaptive, multiple choice questions, hot area, drag and drop, build list and reorder, and builds a tree questions.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

Microsoft has the following pre-requisites for MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 3.5:

  • 70-536-CSHARP: .NET Framework – Application Development Foundation
  • 70-505-CSHARP: .NET Framework – Windows Forms Application Development
  • 70-562-CSHARP: .NET Framework – ASP.NET Application Development
  • 70-561-CSHARP: .NET Framework – ADO.NET Application Development
  • 70-503-CSHARP: .NET Framework – Windows Communication Foundation Application Development
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 50 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 120 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the MCPD certification examination, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least a 24-hour period before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least a 14-day period before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A 14-day waiting period will also be imposed for the fourth and fifth subsequent exam retakes. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period would start the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate would then be eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date. In order to take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate cannot take it again.
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 70-565-CSHARP, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

A MCPD certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Enterprise software developer
  • Enterprise project manager
  • Software engineer
  • Application systems analyst
  • Applications administrator
  • Solutions architect

Here's what you will learn

  • Analyze and refine the logical design of the app...esEvaluate recoverabilityEvaluate data integrity
  • Analyze and refine the physical design of the ap...tyEvaluate recoverabilityEvaluate data integrity
  • Analyze and refine the database design of the ap...riggers are requiredIdentify required data types
  • Analyze and refine the integration strategy May ... systemsEvaluate WCF as an integration component
  • Identify the appropriate technology May include ...), ASP.NET, AJAX, Windows Forms, Windows service
  • Analyze technical feasibility May include but is... could integrate with other systems by using WCF
  • Analyze security requirements May include but is...on methodRecommend a secure communication method
  • Choose an appropriate implementation approach fo...y implementationFinalize component specification
  • Define the interaction between framework compone...ing, Web services, MSMQ, and Enterprise Services
  • Define a validation strategy May include but is ...validation will happenChoose a validation method
  • Define an event-logging strategy May include but... severity or priorityDefine a reporting strategy
  • Define a monitoring strategy for specific charac...monitoring mechanismsDefine a reporting strategy
  • Create the high-level design of a component May ...gramsDecide whether to require constructor input
  • Define the internal architecture of a component ... the base class, abstract class, or sealed class
  • Define the data handling for a component May inc...ze the data handling requirements of a component
  • Consume components May include but is not limite...t that reused components meet the specifications
  • Define a strategy for exceptions and other compo...llbacks, and messagesDefine a reporting strategy
  • Define a performance testing strategy This objec...ation s behavior when specified load is exceeded
  • Define a functional testing strategy This object...a component s interactions with other components
  • Perform integration testing This objective may i...ing, Web services, MSMQ, and Enterprise services
  • Perform a code review This objective may include...nce reviewPerform a regulatory compliance review
  • Resolve a bug This objective may include but is ...es, and features that do not perform as expected
  • Create a deployment plan This objective may incl...ument the physical deployment of the application
  • Analyze the configuration of the production envi...nsIIS versionsHardware and software requirements
  • Analyze performance monitoring data This objecti...source usageMonitor and analyze security aspects
  • Analyze logs This objective may include but is n... failure; trace data to identify source of error