Microsoft Certification Guide

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Microsoft Certification Guide

Visual Studio 2010

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)

Your Goal

Certification

Exam

To create Windows
-
based applications
that run on corporate servers or user
desktop computers.

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Win
dows
Applications

Exam 70
-
511
: TS: Windows
Applications Development with
Microsoft .NET Framework 4

To create Web
-
based applications that
run on the ASP.NET platform

and are
hosted on Internet Information Server.

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Web
Applications

Exam 70
-
515
: TS: Web Applications
Development with Microsoft .NET
Framework 4

To create applications that
communicate with servers or other
applications in a connected or
disconnected state.

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Service
Communication Applications

Exam 70
-
513
: TS: Windows
Communication Foundation
Development with Microsoft .NET
Framework 4

To create data
-
driven applications that
access data from various sources, such
as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle,
Microsoft Office Access, object data
source
s, XML, or other flat
-
file sources.

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access

Exam 70
-
516
: TS: Accessing Data with
Microsoft .NET Framework 4


Microsoft Certified Professi
onal Developer (MCPD)

Certification

Certification prerequisites

Exam requirements

MCPD: Windows Developer 4

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Windows
Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Service
Communication Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access

Exam 70
-
518
: PRO: Designing and
Developing Windows Applications
Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4

MCPD: Web Developer 4

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Web
Applications

MCTS: .NET Fr
amework 4, Service
Communication Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access

Exam 70
-
519
: PRO: Designing and
Developing Web Applications Using
Microsoft .NET Fram
ework 4


Upgrade from MCPD on Visual Studio 2008 to MCPD on Visual Studio 2010

Current certification

Certification goals

Exams

MCPD: Windows Developer 3.5
or

MCPD: Enterprise Application
Developer 3.5

MCPD: Windows Developer 4

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Wi
ndows
Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Service
Communication Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access

Exam 70
-
521: Upgrade: Transition
Your MCPD Windows Developer 3.5, or
Enterprise Application Developer 3.5,
Skills to MCPD Windows Developer 4

MCPD: ASP.NET Developer 3.5
or

MCPD Enterprise Application Developer
3.5

MCPD: Web Developer 4

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Windows
Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Service
Communication Applications

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access

Exam 70
-
523: Upgrade
: Transition
Your MCPD ASP.NET Developer 3.5, or
Enterprise Application Developer 3.5,
Skills to MCPD Web Developer 4

MCPD on Microsoft Visual Studio 2008

The available certification paths include the following:



Windows Developer 3.5

for developers who b
uild rich client applications for the Windows Forms platform by
using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.



ASP.NET Developer 3.5

for developers who build interactive, data
-
driven ASP.NET applications by using
ASP.NET 3.5 for both intranet and Internet uses.



E
nterprise Application Developer 3.5

for developers who build distributed solutions that focus on ASP.NET
and Windows Forms rich
-
client experiences.

Windows Developer 3.5 on Visual Studio 2008

Exam number

MCTS Prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework


A
pplication 䑥velopment Foundation

Exam 70
-
536

MCTS Prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5


坩ndows Forms Application 䑥velopment

Exam 70
-
505

MCPD Requirement:

PRO: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using the Microsoft .NET
Framework 3.5

Exam 70
-
563

ASP.NET Developer 3.5 on Visual Studio 2008

Exam number

MCTS Prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework


Application 䑥velopment Foundation

Exam 70
-
536

MCTS Prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET Application Development

Exam 70
-
562

MCPD Requirement:

PRO: Designing and Developing ASP.NET Applications Using the Microsoft .NET
Framework 3.5

Exam 70
-
564

Enterprise Application Developer 3.5 on Visual Studio 2008

Exam number

MCTS Prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework


Application 䑥velopment Foundation

Exam 70
-
536

MCTS Prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5


坩ndows Forms Application 䑥velopment

Exam 70
-
505

MCTS Prerequisite:

TS
: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET Application Development

Exam 70
-
562

MCTS Prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, ADO.NET Application
Development

Exam 70
-
561

MCTS Prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5


坩ndows Communication Foundation
Application 䑥velopment

Exam 70
-
503

MCPD Requirement:

PRO: Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications Using the Microsoft
.NET Framework 3.5

Exam 70
-
565



MCPD on Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

The available certification paths include the following:



Windows Developer

for developers who build rich client applications that target
the Windows Forms platform,
using the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.



Web Developer

for developers who build interactive, data
-
driven Web applications that use ASP.NET 2.0 for both
intranet and Internet uses.



Enterprise Application Developer

for developers w
ho build n
-
tier solutions that target both Web and client
user experiences.

Windows Developer on Visual Studio 2005

Exam number

MCTS prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework


Application 䑥velopment Foundation

Exam 70
-
536

MCTS prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0


坩ndows
-
䉡Bed Client 䑥velopment

Exam 70
-
526

MCPD requirement:

PRO: Designing and Developing Windows Applications by Using the Microsoft
.NET Framework

Exam 70
-
548

Web

Developer on Visual Studio 2005

Exam number

MCTS prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework


Application 䑥velopment Foundation

Exam 70
-
536

MCTS p
rerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0


坥b
-
䉡Bed Client 䑥velopment

Exam 70
-
528

MCPD requirement:

PRO: Designing and Developing Web
-
Based Ap
plications by Using the Microsoft
.NET Framework

Exam 70
-
547

Enterprise Application Developer on Visual Studio 2005

Exam number

MCTS prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework


Application 䑥velopment Foundation

Exam 70
-
536

MCTS prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0


坩ndows
-
䉡Bed Cli
ent 䑥velopment

Exam 70
-
526

MCTS prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0


坥b
-
䉡Bed Client 䑥velopment

Exam 70
-
528

MCTS prerequisite:

TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0


䑩stributed Application 䑥velopment

Exam 70
-
529

MCPD requirement:

PRO: Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications by Using the Microsoft
.NET Framework



Microsoft SQL Server 2008

We offer three MCTS certifications on Microsoft SQL Server 2008

each aligning with

market
-
relevant job roles. Determine
which one best fits your current role and career goals.

Individual MCTS certifications will be retired when Microsoft discontinues mainstream support for the related technology.


Your profile

Certification

Exam

Workin
g with SQL Server 2008
and performing database
administrator tasks: installing,
configuring, and maintaining

MCTS: SQL
Server 2008,
Implementation
and Maintenance

Exam 70
-
432
: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Installation and
Maintenance

Note

This exam is also required for the MCITP: Database
Administrator 2008 certification.

Working with SQL Server 2008
and writing application code
against systems that
run SQL
Server 2008, writing T
-
SQL or
Microsoft .NET CLR code that
runs inside SQL Server 2008, or
developing solutions in SQL
Server 2008

MCTS: SQL
Server 2008,
Database
Development

Exam 70
-
433
: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database
Development

Note

This exam is also required for the MCITP: Database
Developer 2008 certification.

Working with SQL Server 2008
and working with the business
intelligenc
e technologies,
including Reporting Services,
Analysis Services, and Integration
Services

MCTS: SQL
Server 2008,
Business
Intelligence
Development
and Maintenance

Exam 70
-
448
: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Business
Intelligence Development and Maintenance

Note

This exam is also required for the MCITP: Business
Intelligence Developer 2008 certification.


Microsoft SQL Server 2005

We offer two MCTS cer
tifications on Microsoft SQL Server 2005

each aligning with market
-
relevant job roles. Determine
which one best fits your current role and career goals.

Individual MCTS certifications will be retired when Microsoft discontinues mainstream support for the r
elated technology.


Your profile

Certification

Exam

Working with SQL Server 2005
and performing database
administrator tasks: installing,
configuring, and maintaining

MCTS: SQL
Server 2005

Exam 70
-
431
: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Implementation and
Maintenance

Note

This exam is also required for the MCITP: Database
Administrator (on SQL Server 2005) and MCITP: Database
Developer (on SQL Server 2005) certifications.

Working with SQL Server 2005
and working with the business
intelligence technologies,
including Reporting Services,
Analysis Services, and Integration
Services

MCTS: SQL
Server 2005,
Business
Intelligence
Development
and Maintenance

Exam 70
-
445
: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Business
Intelligence Development and Maintenance

Note

This exam is also required for the MCITP: Business
Intelligence Developer (on SQL Server 2
005) certification


Reference




http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification