Certification

A 2-post collection

Visual Studio 2010 Certification Exams & Learning resources

I’ve recently decided to get back into some study and maybe even do some more certification exams and though this is an opportunity to put up a post on the different exams/courses you could do that have coverage of the Visual Studio 2010 IDE. One of the ways you can get some coverage of Visual Studio 2010 in certification is through the .NET Developer certification exams ? mostly anything covering .NET 4.0 ? as can be seen in the two snap shots below which I took from the Visual Studio 2010 Certification Roadmap PDF file. And also some training courses & press books as per below. In addition to the above you can also have a look at the...

To Get Certified Or Not To Get Certified?

Thoughts on my mind as I get ready for upgrading my MCAD .NET to MCPD Web… Getting certified was something that I got interested in doing not long after finishing my degree at university back in 2005. Given that I was involved with Microsoft stuff and .NET at the time my choice of certification was to be Microsoft Certified and more specifically Certified in .NET so in 2006 I started working towards the Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) .NET certification and had that completed, this of course was in .NET 1.1. I personally find a lot of value in getting certified, I think other than the prestige and self satisfaction you get from certification they provide good awareness of...