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MCAD Developing and Implementing Web Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Exam Cram 2 (Exam Cram 70-305)

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  • Copyright 2003
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-2898-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-2898-2

This certification exam measures the ability to develop and implement Web-based applications with Web forms, ASP.NET, and the Microsoft .NET Framework. This exam counts as an core credit toward the new MCAD (Microsoft Certified Application Developer) certification as well as a core credit toward the existing MCSD .NET certification. This book is not intended to teach new material. Instead it assumes that you have a solid foundation of knowledge but can use a refresher on important concepts as well as a guide to exam topics and objectives. This book focuses exactly on what you need to pass the exam - it features test-taking strategies, time-saving study tips, and a special Cram Sheet that includes tips, acronyms, and memory joggers not available anywhere else. The series is supported online at several Web sites: examcram.com, informit.com, and cramsession.com.

The accompanying CD features PrepLogic™ Practice Tests, Preview Edition. This product includes one complete PrepLogic Practice Test with approximately the same number of questions found on the actual vendor exam. Each question contains full, detailed explanations of the correct and incorrect answers. The engine offers two study modes, Practice Test and Flash Review, full exam customization, and a detailed score report.

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Table of Contents



Introduction.


Self-Assessment.


1. Microsoft Certification Exams.

Assessing Exam Readiness. What to Expect at the Testing Center. Exam Layout and Design.

Multiple-Choice Question Format. Build-List-and-Reorder Question Format. Create-a-Tree Question Format. Drag-and-Connect Question Format. Select-and-Place Question Format. Hot Area.

Microsoft's Testing Formats. Strategies for Different Testing Formats.

Case Study Exam Strategy. Fixed-Length and Short-Form Exam Strategy. Adaptive Exam Strategy.

Question-Handling Strategies. Mastering the Inner Game. Additional Resources.



2. Introducing Web Forms.

An Overview of the .NET Framework.

The Common Language Runtime. The Framework Class Library.

An Overview of .NET Development Tools.

The .NET Framework SDK. ASP.NET Web Matrix Project. Visual Studio .NET.

Understanding Classes, Inheritance, and Namespaces.

Classes. Inheritance. Namespaces.

Introduction to ASP.NET.

Creating an ASP.NET Page. Understanding ASP.NET Page Execution. The Page Class. Stages in Page Processing.

ASP.NET Directives. Event Handling.

Elements of Event Handling. Event Handling in ASP.NET.

Separating the User Interface from Business Logic.

Using Code-Behind. Creating a Web Form Using Visual Studio .NET.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



3. Controls.

HTML Controls. HTML Server Controls. Web Server Controls.

Common Web Server Controls. Event Handling with Web Server Controls. The List Controls. The PlaceHolder and Panel Controls. The Table, TableRow, and TableCell Controls. The AdRotator Control. The Calendar Control.

User Input Validation.

The RequiredFieldValidator Control. The RegularExpressionValidator Control. The RangeValidator Control. The CompareValidator Control. The CustomValidator Control. The ValidationSummary Control.

Cascading Style Sheets. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



4. Implementing Navigation for the User Interface.

Round-Trip and Postback.

The IsPostBack Property. The SmartNavigation Property.

ASP.NET Intrinsic Objects.

The HttpRequest Object. The HttpResponse Object. The HttpServerUtility Object.

ASP.NET Applications.

The global.asax File. Global Event Handlers.

State Management.

Client-Side Techniques for State Management. Server-Side Techniques for State Management.

Navigation Between Pages.

The Response.Redirect() Method. The Server.Transfer() Method. The Server.Execute() Method.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



5. Error Handling for the User Interface.

Understanding Exceptions. Exception Objects. Handling Exceptions.

The Try Block. The Catch Block. The Finally Block. The Throw Statement.

Custom Exceptions. Managing Unhandled Exceptions.

Using Custom Error Pages. Using Error Events.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



6. Data Binding.

Binding Data to the UI.

Simple Data Binding. Complex Data Binding. The DataBind Method. Using the Data Form Wizard.

Manipulating Databases.

Using Server Explorer. Filtering Data.

Using Templated Controls to Display Data.

The Repeater Control. The DataList Control. Editing Data with a DataList Control.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



7. Consuming and Manipulating Data.

Accessing and Manipulating SQL Server Data.

Using Ad Hoc Queries. Using Stored Procedures.

Accessing and Manipulating Data.

Working with Disk Files. The ADO.NET Object Model. Using DataSets. Editing Data with ADO.NET. Using XML Data.

Handling Data Errors. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



8. Creating and Managing Components and .NET Assemblies.

Creating and Using .NET Components.

Creating a Component.

Creating and Using Web User Controls.

Creating a Web User Control.

Creating Web Custom Controls.

Creating a Composite Control. Creating a Derived Control. Creating a Control from Scratch. Custom Control Choices.

Creating and Managing .NET Assemblies.

Single-File and Multifile Assemblies. Static and Dynamic Assemblies. Private and Shared Assemblies. Satellite and Resource-Only Assemblies.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



9. Web Services.

Understanding Web Services.

SOAP. Disco and UDDI. WSDL. Invoking Your First Web Service.

Discovering Web Services.

Disco Documents and UDDI's Central Directory of Web Services. Using the Web Services Discovery Tool (disco.exe).

Instantiating and Invoking Web Services.

Creating Proxy Classes with the Web Services Description Language Tool (wsdl.exe). Using Web References. Testing a Web Service.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



10. Globalization.

Understanding Localization and Globalization.

The Localization Process. What Should Be Localized?

Understanding Cultures.

About Culture Codes. The CultureInfo Class. The CurrentCulture and CurrentUICulture Properties. The Invariant Culture. Displaying Localized Information. Setting Culture Properties. Using Localized Calendars. Working with Resource Files.

Converting Existing Encodings.

Understanding Unicode and Encodings.

Implementing Mirroring. Validating Non-Latin User Input.

Comparing and Sorting Data.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



11. Working with Legacy Code.

Incorporating Existing Code into ASP.NET Applications.

Running ASP and ASP.NET Together. Converting ASP Pages to ASP.NET. Using Late-Bound COM Components.

Using ActiveX Controls. Using COM Components.

Understanding Runtime Callable Wrappers. Using TLBIMP. Using COM Components Directly.

Using COM+ Components. Using Platform Invoke. Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



12. User Assistance and Accessibility.

Implementing User Assistance.

Using a Second Browser Window. Using the Search Pane. Using ToolTips. Embedding Help. Other User Assistance Alternatives.

Implementing Accessibility Features.

Understanding Accessible Design Guidelines. The W3C Guidelines. The Section 508 Guidelines. Testing Application Accessibility.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



13. Testing and Debugging a Web Application.

Testing.

Creating a Test Plan. Executing Tests. Testing International Applications.

Tracing.

Using the TraceContext Class. Using the Trace and Debug Classes. Trace Listeners. Trace Switches. Conditional Compilation.

Debugging.

Setting Breakpoints and Stepping Through Program Execution. Analyzing Program State to Resolve Errors. Debugging on Exceptions. Debugging a Running Process. Debugging a Remote Process. Debugging Code in DLL Files. Debugging Client-Side Scripts.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



14. Deploying a Web Application.

Deployment Tools.

XCOPY Deployment. FTP Deployment. Microsoft Windows Installer.

Deploying a Web Application.

Creating a Web Setup Project.

Customizing Setup Projects.

Using the File System Editor. Using the Registry Editor. Using the File Types Editor. Using the User Interface Editor. Using the Custom Actions Editor. Using the Launch Conditions Editor.

Shared Assemblies.

Assigning a Strong Name to an Assembly. Adding an Assembly to the Global Assembly Cache. Delay Signing an Assembly. Creating a Setup Project for Distributing Components.

Creating Installation Components.

Understanding the Installer Class. Working with Predefined Installation Components. Deploying an Assembly Containing Installation Components. Working with Installer Classes.

Scalable and Reliable Deployment.

Web Gardens. Web Farms. Clusters.

Methods of Deployment.

Deployment via Removable Media. Web-Based Deployment.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



15. Maintaining and Supporting a Web Application.

Designing a Web Application for Performance. Starting and Stopping Processes. Working with Event Logs.

Writing to Event Logs. Reading and Monitoring Event Logs.

Working with Performance Counters.

Reading Performance Data of Running Processes. Publishing Performance Data.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



16. Configuring a Web Application.

Configuring a Web Application.

Anatomy of a Configuration File. The Configuration File Hierarchy. Reading Configuration Settings from Code.

Configuring Security.

Configuring Authentication. Configuring Authorization.

Using Caching.

Types of Caching. Using the Cache Object. Using a Cache Directive.

Handling Session State.

Using Session State Within a Process. Using Session State Service. Using Microsoft SQL Server to Store Session State.

Installing and Configuring Server Services.

Installing and Configuring IIS. Installing and Configuring FrontPage Server Extensions.

Exam Prep Questions. Need to Know More?



17. Practice Exam #1.

How to Take the Self Tests. Exam-Taking Tips. Self Test.



18. Answer Key for Practice Exam #1.

Answer Key. Detailed Answers.



19. Practice Exam #2.

Self Test.



20. Answer Key for Practice Exam #2.

Answer Key. Detailed Answers.



Appendix A. What's on the CD-ROM.

PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition.



Appendix B. Using the PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition Software.

Exam Simulation. Question Quality. Interface Design. Effective Learning Environment. Software Requirements. Installing PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition.

Removing PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition from Your Computer.

Using PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition.

Starting a Practice Test Mode Session. Starting a Flash Review Mode Session. Standard PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition Options. Time Remaining. Your Examination Score Report. Reviewing Your Exam.

Getting More Exams.

Contacting PrepLogic.

Customer Service.

Product Suggestions and Comments. License Agreement.



Glossary.


Index.

Updates

Submit Errata

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