Designing and Developing ASP.NET Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 is also known as Exam 70-564. This exam was released in January, 2009. The available languages are English, German, French, Japanese, and Chinese (simplified). The exam is based on Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. After passing this test candidate can obtain credits for the following certificates:
o Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD): ASP.NET Developer 3.5
Who can take Exam 70-564?
A candidate who is willing to take this exam should work in a development environment which uses Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2008, Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 building ASP.Net applications. Candidates should posses:
Minimum 3 years of experience developing web based application which includes one or two years of experience developing ASP.NET-based applications
o Good understanding of the ASP.Net technologies in the .Net framework 3.5
o Good understanding of the ASP.NET applications event model
o Experience planning and designing user interaction solutions
o Experience creating ASP.NET applications that access data
o Experience in the full cycle of software applications
How to prepare for exam 70-564?
It is recommended to keep update with all new products, technical knowledge related to the exam. You can join Microsoft forum, community. You can subscribe to various official blogs. So that whenever anything changed you know about that. There are various practice exams, self guides, self test software, and self test engine to get well prepared before the exam. These self test, practice exam will prepare you the type of questions that can come in the exam. These practice exams frame the questions in the same way that comes in the real test. These tools are very helpful to practice before the final one. The following topics should be prepared for this exam.
o Designing and Implementing Controls
o Designing the Presentation and Layout of an Application
o Accessing Data and Services
o Establishing ASP.NET Solution Structure
o Leveraging and Extending ASP.NET Architecture
o Applying security principles