The Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Windows Developer (MCPD: Windows Developer) certification demonstrates that you have the comprehensive skills required to build rich client applications targeting the Windows Forms platform using .NET Framework 2.0.
MCPD: Windows Developer candidates must first complete the requirements for the MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications certification (two exams). After they achieve this certification, candidates can earn their MCPD: Windows Developer by passing one additional exam.
- MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications
Further information on this certification will be released shortly.
|Full Track (1 Exam Required)|
|Exam 70–548: PRO: Designing and Developing Windows Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework|
MCAD Upgrade to MCPD: Windows Developer
If you are a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), you can upgrade to the MCPD: Windows Developer certification by taking one upgrade exam in place of the one required exam and the exams for the MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications credential.
- Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
|Exam 70–552: UPGRADE: MCAD Skills to
MCPD: Windows Developer by Using the
Microsoft .NET Framework
Core Data Access Development with
Visual Studio 2005 (M2541)
Advanced Data Access Development
with Visual Studio 2005 (M2542)
Core Windows Application Development
with Visual Studio 2005 (M2546)
Advanced Windows Application Development
with Visual Studio 2005 (M2547)