70-529-VB : VB.NET 2.0 Distributed Application Development

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The Microsoft 70-529-VB exam is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills to develop distributed applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework. It measures a person's ability to create, configure, access and customize the web service applications.
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VB.NET 2.0 Distributed Application Development
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The MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications certification is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 70-529-VB.

The exam targeted at the developers who develop and implement distributed applications by using ASP.NET, and the Microsoft .NET Framework with VB. The exam measures your knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and the new features of ASP.NET 2.0.

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What is the exam registration fee? 150
Where do I take the exam? The Microsoft 70-528-VB 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? While there are no official prerequisites to take the MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate should have at least one year of experience developing Web-based applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework. Candidates should have a working knowledge of Visual Studio 2005.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 45 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 120 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

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What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications certification, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • Retake vouchers can only be used to retake the same exam that was failed.
  • All vouchers must be used prior to their expiration dates, without exception.
  • Retake vouchers must be used within 30 days of the initial failed exam.
  • There is no waiting period for retaking a failed MCTS exam.
What is the validity of the certification? The exam 70-529-VB is retired.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 70-529-VB, click here.
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What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

A MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Windows Developers
  • Enterprise Application Developers
  • Web Developers
  • Distributed Applications Developers

Here's what you will learn

  • Create and configure an XML Web service method. ...eWay Web method. Configure a Web service method.
  • Configure a Web service method by using the properties of the WebMethodAttribute attribute.
  • Use discovery files to publish a list of Web services that are installed on a Web server.
  • Build and deploy a Web service application.
  • Configure SOAP messages. Configure the formattin... service application by using a Web.config file.
  • Configure the Web services communication protoco...rameter formatting. Specify the parameter style.
  • Manage session state in Web services. Implement ...ement session state by using the Session object.
  • Implement SOAP headers. Add a custom SOAP header...n of a SOAP header. Handle unknown SOAP headers.
  • Implement SOAP extensions. Create a custom SOAP .... Process a SOAP header in a client application.
  • Create and configure a server application. Creat...n files. Compile and build a server application.
  • Create a client application to access a remote o...te method synchronously in a client application.
  • Debug and deploy a remoting application. Use per...ication. Host and deploy a remoting application.
  • Create and serialize remotable types. Create a r... Implement Version Tolerant Serialization (VTS).
  • Manage the lifetime of remote objects. Initializ...e object. Renew the lifetime of a remote object.
  • Call Web methods asynchronously. Call a Web meth.... Implement callback. Call an OneWay Web method.
  • Call remoting methods asynchronously. Implement ...emote method asynchronously. Implement callback.
  • Implement events in remoting applications. Creat... event handler for the events of a remote object
  • Enable WSE in client and server applications. Ad...b.services3> section to a configuration file.
  • Add a digital signature to a SOAP message and ve...message digitally. Verify a signed SOAP message.
  • Encrypt and decrypt a SOAP message. Encrypt a SOAP message. Decrypt an encrypted SOAP message.
  • Implement a policy for a Web service application...n a client application and in a client computer.
  • Implement filters in a Web service application. ... filter. Create custom input and output filters.
  • Implement WSE SOAP messaging. Select a protocol....on. Receive attachments in a client application.
  • Route SOAP messages by using a WSE router. Creat...ication. Configure a referral cache for routing.
  • Add and verify security credentials. Add securit... to a SOAP message. Verify security credentials.
  • Create, configure, and access a serviced compone...onent. Call the methods of a serviced component.
  • Create, delete, and set permissions on a message...ermissions for a message queue programmatically.
  • Send messages to a message queue and delete mess...se. Read a message body. Delete queued messages.
  • Sign and encrypt messages. Sign a message. Encry...ionAlgorithm properties. Handle acknowledgments.
  • Receive messages. Peek at messages. Enumerate me...nd to a ReceiveCompleted or PeekCompleted event.
  • Process messages. Verify a message source by usi...response queue. Apply a rule to a message queue.