70-503 VB : MCTS/MCPD - VB .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Communication Foundation Application Development

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The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Presentation Foundation Applications certification is an industry recognized vendor neutral credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including work on a team in a development environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2008 and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 to create rich client applications or Windows-based applications.
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Here's what you will get

The TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 - Windows Communication Foundation exam is part of Microsoft's Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Communication Foundation Applications certification which comprises of two exams. It is an optional piece to the certification.

The certification is targeted at Database professionals involved with using Visual Studio 2008 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, or who anticipate working with these technologies in the near future. Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 to build distributed applications.

Lessons
Lessons
6+
Exercises
146+
Quizzes
100+
TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
15+
Full Length Tests
3+
Post-Assessment Questions
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Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? 150
Where do I take the exam? The MCTS/MCPD - VB .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Communication Foundation Application Development is administered by Prometric at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? Candidate must have at least one year of experience developing distributed applications by using technologies such as XML Web services, .NET Remoting, and Windows enterprise services. Click here for more details.
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? 70%

(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 TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Presentation Foundation Application Development exam, 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. Click here for more information.
What is the validity of the certification? Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Communication Foundation Applications certification 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 70-503-VB, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

A Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Communication Foundation certification has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • WCF programmer
  • Applications Developer

Here's what you will learn

  • Define Service contracts.
  • Define Data contracts.
  • Define Operation contracts.
  • Define Message contracts.
  • Process generic messages.
  • Create and configure service endpoints.
  • Manage consistency between life cycle, sessions, concurrency, and bindings.
  • Host a service in a managed application.
  • Host a service on a Web server.
  • Create custom behaviors.
  • Implement end-to-end service tracing.
  • Monitor service health.
  • Log messages.
  • Dynamically configure the service by using the service model.
  • Implement inspectors.
  • Create a service proxy.
  • Configure the client endpoint.
  • Call a service by using a service proxy.
  • Handle exceptions on clients.
  • Consume non-WCF services.
  • Implement transport-level security.
  • Implement message-level security.
  • Authenticate clients.
  • Authorize clients.
  • Impersonate clients.
  • Manage instances.
  • Manage sessions.
  • Manage transactions.
  • Manage concurrency.
  • Manage consistency between instances, sessions, transactions, and concurrency.