To achieve MCSD .NET and MCAD.NET the participant has to understand the requirements which are mentioned below.

MCAD: Microsoft Certified Application Developer

MCSD: Microsoft Certified Solution Developer

MCAD for Microsoft .NET

Visual Basic .NET Language Path (Two required)

Exam 70-305: Developing and Implementing Web Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

Or

Exam 70-306: Developing and Implementing Windows-based Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

Exam 70-310: Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework

Visual C# Language Path (Two required)

Exam 70-315: Developing and Implementing Web Applications with C# and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

Or

Exam 70-316: Developing and Implementing Windows-based Applications with C# and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

Exam 70-320: Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual C# and the Microsoft .NET Framework

Elective Exams (One Required)

Exam 70-229: Designing and Implementing Databases with Microsoft SQL Server 2000, Enterprise Edition

Note: This exam is widely by maximum of the developers.

Exam 70-230: Designing and Implementing Solutions with Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000, Enterprise Edition

Exam 70-234: Designing and Implementing Solutions with Microsoft Commerce Server 2000

MCSD for Microsoft .NET

Track: Visual Basic .NET (Four required)

Exam 70-305: Developing and Implementing Web Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

Exam 70-306: Developing and Implementing Windows-based Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

Exam 70-310: Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework

Exam 70-300: Analyzing Requirements and Defining .NET Solution Architectures.

Note: This exam is required for all MCSDs, regardless of language choice.or

Track: Visual C# (Four required)

Exam 70-315: Developing and Implementing Web Applications with C# and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

Exam 70-316: Developing and Implementing Windows-based Applications with C# and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

Exam 70-320: Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual C# and the Microsoft .NET Framework

Exam 70-300: Analyzing Requirements and Defining .NET Solution Architectures. Note: This exam is required for all MCSDs, regardless of language choice.

Elective Exams (One Required)

Exam 70-229: Designing and Implementing Databases with Microsoft SQL Server 2000, Enterprise Edition

Exam 70-230: Designing and Implementing Solutions with Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000, Enterprise Edition

Exam 70-234: Designing and Implementing Solutions with Microsoft Commerce Server 2000

Other Info about Exam

Total Time: 175 Minutes (150 Minutes for the actual exam and 25 Minutes for survey and comments)

Fees: 2500 INR/Paper

Number of Actual Exam Questions may vary. (Around 58 questions)

Good way:

1. Read each question carefully.

2. Eliminate the wrong answers.

3. Select the correct ones (or at least the nearest guess)

4. Mark the questions which you don’t know the answers (With this, you can estimate the possibility of passing the test before hand) to review them later

Useful Links:

www.microsoft.com/traincert

http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/default.asp

Reference Books:

1.Microsoft Press/PHI MOC Books on Web/Windows etc

2.ADO.NET Step by Step by Rebecca

3.Advanced .NET Remoting – Ingo Rammer

4.Windows-Based Applications with Ms-C#.net and Ms-VB.NET.

5.Web-Based Applications with Ms-C#.net and Ms-VB.NET.

6.Professional C# Wrox.

7.Xml WebServices by Scott

8..Net Remoting -By Jason Bock, Pete Stromquist, Tom Fischer, Nathan Smith

9.Com + (o’riely )

Father of C#

January 26th, 2005 | Posted by Vidya Vrat in C# - (0 Comments)


Name: Anders Hejlsberg

Designation: Microsoft Distinguished Engineer and chief architect of C#.

History:
* He is one of the most successful developers in the IT cosmos in recent times.
* He stands among one of the Borland Corporation’s first employees.
* He was the original author of Turbo Pascal.
* He worked as the chief architect of the Delphi product line.

At Microsoft:
In 1996 he joined Microsoft, and played a pivotal role in the development
and design of Visual J++ and the Windows Foundation Classes.
Then he worked on COM+, followed by the VS.NET Framework team.

Over the past 5 years, as one of only 20 Distinguished Engineers at Microsoft, he has distinguished himself still further, as the brains behind the creation of C# the first component-oriented programming language in the C and C++ family to combine the power of those languages with the functional ease of modern, rapid application development tools. Anders, who is Danish, originally studied engineering at the Technical University of Denmark.