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Microsoft 70-526 VB - Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 - Windows-Based Client Development

Study IT Online offers you the most effective way to earn your Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS). Developers holding the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications (MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications) certification have demonstrated Windows Forms technology, in addition to expertise in data access in Microsoft Windows applications. IT Business Campus's 70-526 teaches students how to create, trace, configure, and deploy Web applications, how to configure Windows Forms and manage layout of the user interface, how to create lists, buttons, tool strips, and menus, how to set up and manage connections to databases how to implement data-bound controls to display information to users, how to read, validate, and write XML, how to manage the printing process with dialogs, how to enhance usability with drag-and-drop functionality, accessibility features, and user assistance controls and how to use ClickOnce to configure installation and deployment.
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Course Duration: 3 Months
Learning segments

Core Data Access with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Module 1: Connecting to Databases and Reading Data

Connecting to a Database
Saving a Connection String Securely in an Application Configuration File
Retrieving Data from a Database
Handling Connection Events and Exceptions
Configuring and Using Connection Pooling

Module 2: Querying and Updating Databases by Using Commands

Creating and Running Query Commands
Creating and Running Parameterized Commands
Creating and Running Update Commands
Using Globalized Formats for Storing and Accessing Data (if time permits)
Module 3: Performing Transactional Operations
Performing Data Updates within a Transaction
Choosing an Appropriate Isolation Level for a Transaction
Enlisting in a Distributed Transaction
Managing Transactions in the Data Tier
Module 4: Performing Disconnected Operations Programmatically
Creating a DataSet Programmatically
Populating and Saving a DataSet
Adding, Modifying, and Deleting Data in a DataSet
Merging DataSets
Creating and Using DataViews
Module 5: Performing Disconnected Operations by Using Visual Studio 2005 Wizards
Creating a Typed DataSet by Using the DataSet Designer
Loading, Displaying, and Saving Data in a Typed DataSet
Adding Code to a Typed DataSet
Creating a Typed DataSet by Using the Data Source Configuration Wizard
Adding Queries to a Table Adapter
Module 6: Performing XML Operations on Disconnected Data
Saving a DataSet as XML Data
Loading a DataSet from XML
Saving and Loading DataSet Schema Information
Module 7: Reading and Writing XML Data
Writing XML Data by Using XmlWriter
Reading XML Data by Using XmlReader
Module 8: Processing XML Data by Using DOM
Reading XML Data by Using DOM
Writing XML Data by Using DOM

Advanced Data Access with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Module 1: Minimizing and Handling Database Operation Conflicts

Reading Committed Data by Using Locks
Reading Committed Data by Using Statement-Level Snapshots
Reading Committed Data by Using Transaction-Level Snapshots
Handling Data Concurrency by Using ADO.NET

Module 2: Handling Large Objects

Reading Large Values from SQL Server
Writing Large Values to SQL Server
Conserving Resources When Writing Large Values to SQL Server

Module 3: Enhancing Database Performance

Accessing Multiple Result Sets Concurrently
Performing Asynchronous Data Access Operations
Performing a Batch Update
Performing a Bulk Data Copy

Module 4: Creating Managed Code Objects for SQL Server 2005

Creating Managed Stored Procedures and Triggers
Creating Managed User-Defined Functions
Creating a Managed Aggregate
Creating a Managed User-Defined Type
Importing Existing Assemblies into SQL Server 2005

Module 5: Querying XML by Using XPath

Selecting XML Data by Using XPathNavigator
Evaluating XPath Expressions by Using XPath Navigator
Creating and Using Compiled XPath Expressions
Editing XML Data by Using XPathNavigator

Module 6: Transforming XML by Using XSLT Style Sheets

Transforming an XML Document by Using an XSLT Style Sheet
Resolving External Resources During XSLT Processing
Passing Parameters into an XSLT Style Sheet
Creating and Using Extension Objects

Core Windows Forms with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Module 1: Creating a Simple Windows Forms Application

Adding and Configuring Windows Forms and Controls
Creating Event Handlers and Monitoring Events
Adding Controls and Handlers at Run Time
Adding a Form Keyboard Handler

Module 2: Configuring Standard Controls

Creating the EmployeeViewer Form
Creating the ReportGenerator Form
Creating the ReportGeneratorHelp Form

Module 3: Building Menus

Creating and Configuring a MenuStrip Control
Creating and Configuring a ContextMenuStrip Component
Hiding and Disabling a ToolStripMenuItem
Creating and Configuring a ToolStripComboBox

Module 4: Displaying and Editing Data by Using Data-Bound Controls

Adding a Data Source to a Project
Binding Data to a Control
Creating a Bound Form by Using the BindingSource and BindingNavigator Components
Displaying Data by Using the DataGridView Control
Binding to Data at Run Time

Module 5: Providing User Assistance and Enhancing Usability

Adding and Configuring User Assistance Controls
Implementing Accessibility Features
Implementing Globalization and Localization
Running a Procedure at Set Intervals
Displaying Data Source Errors

Module 6: Creating Consistent Applications by Using Dialog Boxes and Forms Inheritance

Adding and Configuring Dialog Box Components
Creating a Custom Dialog Box
Implementing Windows Forms Inheritance
Modifying an Existing Form to Inherit from a Base Form

Module 7: Printing Content and Creating Reports

Adding Print Capability to a Windows Forms Application
Implementing Reporting by Using the CrystalReportViewer Component

Module 8: Performing Asynchronous Tasks by Using the BackgroundWorker Component

Running and Canceling a Background Process by Using the BackgroundWorker Component

Module 9: Deploying Applications by Using ClickOnce

Publishing a ClickOnce Application
Installing and Testing a ClickOnce Application

Advanced Windows Forms with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Module 1: Building MDI Applications

Creating MDI Parent and Child Forms
Displaying and Comparing Information on MDI Child Forms
Implementing Menu Merging in MDI Applications

Module 2: Customizing Windows Forms and Controls

Creating a Control That Inherits from an Existing Control
Creating a Nonrectangular Windows Form
Creating a Custom User Control

Module 3: Creating Customized Print Components

Printing a Report by Using GDI+
Creating a Customized Print Preview Dialog Box

Module 4: Performing Drag-and-Drop Operations and

Implementing Clipboard Support
Implementing Drag-and-Drop Functionality in a Windows Forms Application
Adding Clipboard Support to an Application
Performing Drag-and-Drop Operations by Using TextBox and PictureBox Controls

Module 5: Performing Asynchronous Tasks by Using Multithreaded Techniques

Loading a Bitmap Asynchronously
Performing Calculations by Using Multithreading

Module 6: Enhancing the Presentation of Windows Forms

Programming the DataGridView Control
Viewing and Persisting Application Settings by Using the PropertyGrid Control
Implementing a User Interface in the Style of Outlook by Using RAD Features
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