New! Microsoft Certified Professional Developer(MCPD)

November 5, 2010 by · Comments Off on New! Microsoft Certified Professional Developer(MCPD)
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The Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) credential validates a comprehensive set of skills that are necessary to deploy, build, optimize, and operate applications successfully by using Microsoft Visual Studio and the Microsoft .NET Framework. The MCPD certification is designed to provide hiring managers with a strong indicator of your potential job success. It requires two to three years of relevant experience and a commitment to remaining current in best practices and technologies.

Validate your job-relevant skills and mastery of Microsoft Visual Studio and the Microsoft .NET Framework by becoming a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD). This certification provides hiring managers with an unbiased indicator of your capabilities as a developer, while offering you the option to upgrade your credential to support new releases as business needs evolve.

MCPD on Microsoft Visual Studio 2008

If you plan to develop applications by using Visual Studio 2008 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) on Visual Studio 2008 certifications can help you validate your skills and abilities. Candidates should have two to three years of experience using the underlying technologies that are covered in the exam. The available certification paths include the following:

  1. Windows Developer 3.5 for developers who build rich client applications for the Windows Forms platform by using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.
  2. 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.
  3. Enterprise 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

MCTS Prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework – Application Development Foundation(Exam 70-536)
MCTS Prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 – Windows Forms Application Development(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

MCTS Prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework – Application Development 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

MCTS Prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework – Application Development Foundation(Exam 70-536)
MCTS Prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 – Windows Forms Application Development(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 – Windows Communication Foundation Application Development(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

If you develop applications by using Visual Studio 2005 and the .NET Framework 2.0, consider earning the MCPD on Visual Studio 2005 certification. The available certification paths include the following:

  1. Windows Developer for developers who build rich client applications that target the Windows Forms platform, using the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.
  2. Web Developer for developers who build interactive, data-driven Web applications that use ASP.NET 2.0 for both intranet and Internet uses.
  3. Enterprise Application Developer for developers who build n-tier solutions that target both Web and client user experiences.

 

Windows Developer on Visual Studio 2005

MCTS prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework – Application Development Foundation(Exam 70-536)
MCTS prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 – Windows-Based Client Development(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

MCTS prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework – Application Development Foundation(Exam 70-536)
MCTS prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 – Web-Based Client Development(Exam 70-528)
MCPD requirement: PRO: Designing and Developing Web-Based Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework(Exam 70-547)

 

Enterprise Application Developer on Visual Studio 2005

MCTS prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework – Application Development Foundation(Exam 70-536)
MCTS prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 – Windows-Based Client Development(Exam 70-526)
MCTS prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 – Web-Based Client Development(Exam 70-528)
MCTS prerequisite: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 – Distributed Application Development(Exam 70-529)
MCPD requirement: PRO: Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework(Exam 70-549)

New! Microsoft Certifications

November 4, 2010 by · Comments Off on New! Microsoft Certifications
Filed under: Excel, MCA, MCDST, MCITP, MCLC, MCPD, MCSA, MCSD, MCSE, MCT, MCTS, Microsoft, MOS, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Word 

Microsoft Certifications are available for most Microsoft technologies and skill levels from students to business workers to IT professionals, developers, technology trainers, and system architects. Achieving a Microsoft Certification helps provide you with up-to-date, relevant skills that can help lead to a more fulfilling career, while giving you access to valuable Microsoft Certification Program benefits.

These benefits include access to the Microsoft Certification Program (MCP) member site or the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) member site, and access to a vast, global network of other certified professionals.

Which Microsoft certification track you choose to take depends of course on the career path you wish to take, so by clicking on the links below you can find out more information on the various Microsoft certifications that are available, as well as comprehensive listings of free studying material to help you gain Microsoft credentials.

IT professional

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist,(MCTS)
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist for Microsoft Dynamics
Microsoft Certified IT Professional for Microsoft Dynamics

Developer

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD)
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)

Advanced certifications

Microsoft Certified Master
Microsoft Certified Architect

Home and office user

Microsoft Office Specialist(MOS,Word\Excel\Outlook\PowerPoint\Project)

Trainer

Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Microsoft Certified Learning Consultant (MCLC)