Passionate About the Web?

Join us for MIX10, a 3 day event full of inspiration, content, and networking. MIX10 is a 72 hour conversation to learn about Microsoft’s web platform and tools such as Windows Mobile, Silverlight, Expression, and ASP.NET. Register by January 15th and receive a $600 discount off your pass and $196 off at Mandalay Bay. Gerry

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Windows Mobile 6.5, Configuring Beta Exam Invite

Register for Beta Exam 71-579, TS: Windows Mobile® 6.5, Configuring You are invited to take beta exam 71-579, TS: Windows Mobile® 6.5, Configuring. If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. The 71-xxx identifier is…

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Windows Mobile 6.5 Developer Beta Exam Invite

Register for Beta Exam 71-580, TS: Windows Mobile® 6.5, Application Development You are invited to take beta exam 71-580, TS: Windows Mobile® 6.5, Application Development. If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. The 71-xxx…

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More Developer Training from Channel 9

Sitting here at PDC this week and watching the loooooonnnng line for the Azure hands-on labs.   Wow! Not at PDC, or perhaps you are but you don’t think the camera or mouse is worth the wait?  Try out the new training from Channel 9 online.  On Tuesday, November 17th, Channel 9 launches 3 additional online…

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New Training on Channel 9

Are you trying to find more information to help you prepare for certifications?  Perhaps you would like to go a little deeper on some of the technologies.  Channel 9 has always been a great go-to place for developers looking for the latest information and now, they’ve added some great training content as well. Today Channel…

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Visual Studio 2010 Exams Update

We are just finishing up week two of intense exam design sessions today.  Last week we created the outline for the MCTS Windows and Web exams.  Lots of great discussion by a group of excellent subject matter experts for each session.  Please know that these people are rock stars and they have your best interest…

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Win 7 and VS2010 Training Courses LIVE

  Want to learn more on the latest versions of Visual Studio and Windows coming out of Redmond?  Do you like how-to videos and hands-on labs? Just got word on  some Visual Studio 2010 and Windows 7 training from Channel 9.  Check out these resources. Explore Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 with a new training…

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Dates Set for Visual Studio 2010 Exam Design

October and November will be busy months around here as we start design on the Visual Studio 2010 exams.  These sessions will be a little different than what we did for VS2008 as we are working with our Portfolio Design team on a combined effort using our USD 3.0 processes. USD stands for Unified Skills…

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Developer Certification Changes

Early information but at this point, it looks as though there will be two new exams for SharePoint developers coming.  An MCTS and an MCPD for Office SharePoint Server.  Some of you asked for the MCPD at PDC and I indicated at the time that it would require audience research.  The SharePoint folks have provided…

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Windows vs WPF

Wow, what a lot of feedback on both blogs around the Windows Forms vs WPF debate.  All good comments and excellent feedback folks, thanks very much.  For those who haven’t read or partaken in the discussions, allow me to provide some background. Our current set of certifications and exams for the developer community contain MCTS…

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