The IT industry today is expanding at a rapid rate, and there is a need for intelligent professionals who can take up competitive job roles in the market. However, no firm is ready make compromises on its selection process, and as a result of it, finding a job has become a tough affair. Only those candidates who have more than required qualifications are given a preference, and are considered to be good enough for a job role. In such a scenario, the training and learning wing of Microsoft comes up with a variety of exams. These exams are part of the various certificates that Microsoft offers, and clearing each exam provides the candidate with either core or elective credits towards such certificates.
The Exam 70-562 is based on Microsoft .NET Framework 35, ASP.NET Application Development. It tests the candidate's ability on developing applications using ASP.NET in a development environment where Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 are used. Passing the 70-562 Exam will provide the candidate with credits towards various certifications such as MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist): .NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET Applications; MCPD (Microsoft Certified Professional Developer): ASP.NET Developer 3.5; and MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer 3.5.
The skills that are measured in the 70-562 Exam include configuring and deploying web applications; consuming and creating server controls; working with data and services; troubleshooting and debugging web applications; working with ASP.NET AJAX and client- side scripting; targeting mobile devices; and programming web applications. The exam is available in a total of 6 languages, which include English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, and simplified Chinese. For preparation, there are options of classroom training as well as e-learning. There are also various press books and online resources that the candidates can use for preparation. Taking Microsoft certified practice tests before the actual exam also helps.