MCSD Certification Toolkit (Exam 70-483). Programming in C#

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  • 648 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Get the knowledge and skills needed to pass the MCSD 70–483 exam

As the entry–level Microsoft certification exam for C# developers, the MCSD 70–483 proves to employers that you have the required skills to build professional–quality applications. This essential resource provides you with in–depth coverage of the exam that will test your competency in C# programming, with chapters covering each of the core subject domains that comprise the exam. Rather than just teaching you how to answer a set of exam questions, the authors provide an understanding of the underlying concepts and skills needed to succeed as a professional C# programmer. In short, you will not just learn how to pass a test you will learn how to become a better C# developer!

MCSD Certification Toolkit:

  • Features an experienced team of authors, two of whom advised Microsoft on the development of its certification programs, affording them a unique understanding of both the objectives and what it takes to master them
  • Features real–world case scenarios, code labs, and more than 150 sample test questions you can work through to prepare for the exam
  • Includes downloadable cheat sheets and a review of key terms to summarize key concepts so you can study on the go
  • Shares best practices, advice from the experts, exam tips and tricks, and common mistakes highlight essential information

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Introduction xxvii

Chapter 1: Introducing the Programming C# Certification 1

Chapter 2: Basic Program Structure 19

Chapter 3: Working with the Type System 59

Chapter 4: Using Types 113

Chapter 5: Creating and Implementing Class Hierarchies 161

Chapter 6: Working with Delegates, Events, and Exceptions 575

Chapter 7: Multithreading and Asynchronous Processing 577

Chapter 8: Creating and Using Types with Reflection, Custom Attributes, the CodeDOM, and Lambda Expressions 578

Chapter 9: Working with Data 361

Chapter 10: Working with Language Integrated Query (LINQ) 431

Chapter 11: Input Validation, Debugging, and Instrumentation 469

Chapter 12: Using Encryption and Managing Assemblies 527

Appendix: Answers to Sample Test Questions 571

Index 587

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Tiberiu Covaci is a Senior Trainer and Mentor, a Microsoft MVP, and an ASP Insider. He speaks about Microsoft technologies at conferences and user groups around the world.

Gerry O′Brien is a program manager at Microsoft. He has authored or coauthored several books.

Rod Stephens is a Microsoft MVP and the author of more than 20 books and 250 articles.

Vincent Varallo is the author of ASP.NET 3.5 Enterprise Application Development with 2008 and has been developing applications in the .NET Framework for more than 10 years.

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