MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-516)


EXAM PREP GUIDE Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-516—and on the job—with this official Microsoft study guide. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what you’ve learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises.

Maximize your performance on the exam by mastering the skills and experience measured by these objectives:

  • Modeling data
  • Managing connections and context
  • Querying data
  • Manipulating data
  • Developing and deploying reliable applications

PRACTICE TESTS Assess your skills with the practice tests on CD. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. ADO.NET Disconnected Classes
Lesson 1: Working with the DataTable and DataSet Classes
Lesson 2: Serialization, Specialized Types, and Data Binding

Chapter 2. ADO.NET Connected Classes
Lesson 1: Connecting to the Data Store
Lesson 2: Reading and Writing Data
Lesson 3: Working with Transactions

Chapter 3. Introducing LINQ
Lesson 1: Understanding LINQ
Lesson 2: Using LINQ Queries

Chapter 4. LINQ to SQL
Lesson 1: What Is LINQ to SQL?
Lesson 2: Executing Queries Using LINQ to SQL.
Lesson 3: Submitting Changes to the Database

Chapter 5. LINQ to XML
Lesson 1: Working with the XmlDocument and XmlReader Classes
Lesson 2: Querying with LINQ to XML
Lesson 3: Transforming XML Using LINQ to XML

Chapter 6. ADO.NET Entity Framework
Lesson 1: What Is the ADO.NET Entity Framework?
Lesson 2: Querying and Updating with the Entity Framework

Chapter 7. WCF Data Services
Lesson 1: What Is WCF Data Services?
Lesson 2: Consuming WCF Data Services

Chapter 8. Developing Reliable Applications
Lesson 1: Monitoring and Collecting Performance Data
Lesson 2: Handling Exceptions
Lesson 3: Protecting Your Data
Lesson 4: Synchronizing Data

Chapter 9. Deploying Your Application
Lesson 1: Deploying Your Application

Book Details

  • Paperback: 672 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (May 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735627398
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735627390

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