70-310 : Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft VB .NET and the Microsoft VS .NET

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The Microsoft's MCAD certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills to develop XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework.
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Here's what you will get

The MCAD certification exam is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 70-310. The certification is targeted at professionals who are involved in XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Lessons
Lessons
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Exercises
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Quizzes
163+
TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
15+
Full Length Tests
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Post-Assessment Questions
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Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? 150
Where do I take the exam? The Microsoft 70-310 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 linear, performance based and multiple choice questions.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? There are no technical pre-requisites for this certification.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 55 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 MCAD 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. 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 Application Developer has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy. Click [here])(http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/mcad.aspx) for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 70-310, click here.
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

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

  • XML Web Developers

Here's what you will learn

  • Create and manipulate a Windows service. Write c...ed when a Windows service is started or stopped.
  • Create and consume a serviced component. Impleme... component by using the Component Services tool.
  • Create and consume a .NET Remoting object. Imple.... Instantiate and invoke a .NET Remoting object.
  • Create and consume an XML Web service. Control c...vice. Instantiate and invoke an XML Web service.
  • Implement security for a Windows service, a serv... a .NET Remoting object, and an XML Web service.
  • Access unmanaged code from a Windows service, a ... a .NET Remoting object, and an XML Web service.
  • Access and manipulate data from a Microsoft SQL ... and using ad hoc queries and stored procedures.
  • Access and manipulate data from a Microsoft SQL ... and using ad hoc queries and stored procedures.
  • Create and manipulate DataSets. Manipulate a Dat... relationships. Create a strongly typed DataSet.
  • Access and manipulate XML data. Access an XML fi...he Document Object Model (DOM) and an XmlReader.
  • Transform DataSet data into XML data. Use XPath ...database by using XML. Validate an XML document.
  • Create a unit test plan.
  • Implement tracing. Configure and use trace listeners and trace switches. Display trace output.
  • Instrument and debug a Windows service, a servic...a to components and applications. Execute tests.
  • Use interactive debugging.
  • Log test results. Objective inlcudes: Resolve er....config file, Use SOAP extensions for debugging.
  • Plan the deployment of and deploy a Windows serv... a .NET Remoting object, and an XML Web service.
  • Create a setup program that installs a Windows s...Web service. Register components and assemblies.
  • Publish an XML Web service. Enable static discov...Publish XML Web service definitions in the UDDI.
  • Configure client computers and servers to use a ... a .NET Remoting object, and an XML Web service.
  • Implement versioning.
  • Plan, configure, and deploy side-by-side deployments and applications.
  • Configure security for a Windows service, a serv...on. Configure and implement identity management.