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MCSD cost and training packages [closed]

I'm taking the MCSD exams in the next few months. Whats the best path for paying for the 3 exams and maybe getting some free training documents and sample exam questions included? I see Prometric are ...
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Is it more difficult to upgrade your certification from SQL Server 2008 to 2012 than to get it from scratch? [closed]

I was wondering about the new MCSA certification on SQL 2012 and how it seems to be more difficult to upgrade your certification from 2008 to 2012 than to get the 2012 from scratch. Reason I think ...
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Test bed application for executing LinQ queries against AdventureWorks [closed]

I am looking for a "test bed" application which will help me to learn Linq by writing queries and immediately executing them against the AdventureWorks database. Why AdventureWorks? Because it is a ...
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How to gauge a person's ability to write SQL queries? [closed]

If I am a Java certified programer, by seeing that certificate people can say I have good knowledge on Java in a snap. Is there any similar certification to know if a person can write good SQL ...
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How many questions are on the 70-511 exam? [closed]

I'm preparing to take the Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4 exam, but I'm not sure how many questions are on it. I know the exam should only take 90 minutes or so, but ...
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Which microsoft qualification should a C# ASP.NET Web developer work towards? [closed]

I've been working as a vb.net ASP.NET web developer for the past 4 years, and I'm currently making the change over to C# Apart from school/sixth form qualifications, I'm currently lacking any ...
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How do you study for MCPD? [closed]

my employer is encouraging us and even require us to take MCPD and get certified. They offer online ebook and practice exam from measureup.com but I get bored and tired when I read those self-paced ...
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MCPD: Webdeveloper 4 Visual Studio 2010 Training Stuff [closed]

I think about doing the 4 exams required to become a MCPD Webdeveloper 4 Visual Studio 2010. The examns can be found here: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/mcpd.aspx#tab2 I ...
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MS Certifications for Non-IT students [closed]

It may seem like a silly question, but it's important at least for me and I'm interesting to hear from you. I'm a .NET developer 4 years ago, even before I went to university, I'm currently earning an ...
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Is it still ok to get MCTS in .NET 3.5? [closed]

As I work for a Microsoft Gold Partner, they are keen for me to become certified. They have left it up to me to decide which certifications I want to go for. I had started training for the .NET 4 ...
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70-506 - Silverlight Certification [closed]

I'm looking at the description for the 70-506 exam, and it looks like it doesn't count towards any MCPD exam. Is this correct, or am I looking at this incorrect? This is what I'm looking at: ...
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How long will an MS certification exam stay on my transcript? [closed]

I seem to remember reading/hearing that an exam will drop off your transcript after a year if you haven't taken further exams to complete a particular certificate. If it matters, the test in question ...
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Is the MSDN sufficient for taking MCPD exams?

I've been approved by management to begin taking the MCPD exams (re-imbursed by them). I've been developing in .NET since 1.1, but just to make sure I'll be going through the training kits so that I ...
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Microsoft Certification : 70-511 Is Practice test sufficient to manage an exam? [closed]

After reading the Self-Paced Training kit Microsoft Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4, I ran the Microsoft Press Training Kit Exam Prep. I would like to know if it ...
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Microsoft Certified Solution Developer with .net Framework 4? [closed]

So I am confused when it comes to the .net framework 4. Is there a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer for .net framework 4? The Visual Studio 2010 Certifications Paths seemms to highlight MCPD ...
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What training book should I choose after Microsoft's Application Development Foundation (70-536)? [closed]

I've just finished 70-536 ("Microsoft .NET Framework - Application Development Foundation") Microsoft training book from Microsoft Press. I found it quite good. I have also done the 70-528 ("Microsoft ...
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Why should you get MCTS certified? [closed]

I just found out about MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist). But why should you become certified? Why not just study the stuff, and don't take the exam. It saves you a few bucks and you ...