EXAM PREP GUIDES Ace your preparation for the skills measured by the three required MCPD: Windows Developer exams_and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you_ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and labs. PRACTICE TESTS Assess your skills with practice tests on CD. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers_including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies. Maximize your exam performance with preparation for: EXAM 70-536 Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0_Application Development Foundation _Use types, collections, and generics to manage data _Validate input and reformat text _Develop services, application domains, and multithreaded applications _Implement Code Access Security, role-based security, and data encryption _Work with serialization and reflection techniques _Instrument applications with logging and tracing _Interact with legacy code using COM Interop and PInvoke EXAM 70-526 Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Windows-Based Client Development _Configure Windows Forms and manage layout of the user interface _Create lists, buttons, tool strips, and menus _Set up and manage connections to databases _Implement data-bound controls to display information to users _Read, validate, and write XML _Enhance usability, accessibility, and user assistance _Use ClickOnce to configure installation and deployment EXAM 70-548 Designing and Developing Windows-Based Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework _Build and validate a Windows client application prototype _Create a consistent user interface using MDI, SDI, and control grouping _Design, develop, and implement Windows client application components _Develop mechanisms for data access, exception handing, event logging, and application feedback _Define, assess, and implement a testing strategy _Validate a deployment plan to determine readiness Your all-in-one kit includes: _Official self-paced study guides for three required exams. _Practice tests with multiple, customizable testing options and a learning plan based on your results. _1275+ practice and review questions. _Case scenarios and lab exercises. _Microsoft Visual Basic and Visual C# code samples on CD. _15% exam discount from Microsoft; good for three exams. Offer expires 12/31/11. Voucher inside. _90-day evaluation version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition. _Fully searchable eBooks for all three guides. Tony Northrup is the author of 'MCPD Self-Paced Training Kit (Exams 70-536, 70-526, 70-548): Microsoft .NET Framework Windows Developer Core Requirements (Bpg General)', published 2007 under ISBN 9780735625013 and ISBN 0735625018.