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MCPD 70-519 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4 [Paperback]

Tony Northrup
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October 27, 2011 0735657262 978-0735657267 1

Prepare for MCPD Exam 70-519—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of web application design and development—with this official Microsoft Exam Ref. Written for experienced, MCTS-certified professionals ready to advance their status—this guide focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCPD level. With concise, objective-by-objective reviews, strategic case scenarios, and "Thought Experiments", you get professional-level preparation for the professional-level exam.

Optimize your exam-prep by focusing on the expertise needed to:

  • Design the application architecture
  • Choose the right server-side and client-side technologies
  • Design the user experience
  • Design data access and presentation
  • Plan for security
  • Choose a testing methodology
  • Plan for scalability and reliability

—making this book an exceptional value and a great career investment.


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About the Author

Tony Northrup, MCSE, MCPD, MCITP, CISSP, is a Windows and networking technologies expert who has written more than 30 books and video training courses. He is coauthor of Windows 7 Resource Kit and numerous Microsoft Press Training Kits for certification exam-prep.


Product Details

  • Series: Exam Ref
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 1 edition (October 27, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735657262
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735657267
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 7.3 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #448,388 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup (MCITP, MCPD, MCSE, MCTS, CISSP) has published more than 30 books covering technology and photography. Among other titles, Tony is author of Stunning Digital Photography and Windows 8 Inside Out. Tony lives in Waterford, CT with his wife and daughter.

You can learn more about Tony by liking his Facebook photography page at http://www.facebook.com/NorthrupPhotography, following him on Twitter (@TonyNorthrup), viewing his photography portfolio at www.northrupphotography.com, or emailing him at tony@northrup.org.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good resource, but you will need more April 25, 2013
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The 70-519 exam covers an incredibly wide range of topics. When preparing for it, my first challenge was to figure out what's important to know for the exam. I thought this book was a good resource for helping me tackle that question. Having said that, I would not recommend using this book as your only resource. I found some errors in the book (regarding WCF). I also used practice exams. (There are a number of companies that provide practice exams. I used Transcender.) These two resources helped me pass the exam on my first attempt. Be prepared for some intense preparation!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not a good resource May 28, 2013
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I would not recommend the book to prepare for the exam. I found many errors across all chapters. I understand writing a book is not an easy task and I love Microsoft Press books, however, I think this book was rushed to the market due to the lack of official Microsoft's training material on this exam.
If you need a good preparation reference for the exam I would recommend you get the exam objectives from the Microsoft certification site and find the documentation on MSDN.

Tony Northrup has written many great technical books, unfortunately this is not one of them.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Not Bad April 3, 2013
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This starts off slow and then gets better. At firsat I thought this was a waste of money but then it got much better.
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1 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars wow January 29, 2013
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I like it . Product was shipped before it was expected, also its a great product with no issues till now
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3 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars MCPD Exam 70-519 January 14, 2012
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This book is very clear and concise. It is very easy to understand and it sites real life situations to illustrate points. I can honestly say that this technical book is a good bed time reading book.
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Hi Qing,

I'm sorry about your disappointment in the book. However, we designed the book, and the Exam Ref series, expressly for exam prep. We assume you've already passed the required MCTS exams and are ready to study for the MCPD 70-519 exam. To keep the book concise, as requested by many of... Read More
Nov 11, 2011 by Ken Jones |  See all 2 posts
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