The Microsoft 70-515: TS: Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4 certification exam is targeted towards developers who are skilled in developing web applications using ASP .NET and .NET Framework 4 and who wish to earn the MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Web Applications certification or credits towards the MCPD: Web Developer 4 certification. If you’re a developer who has a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and code using either VB or C#, you may be qualified to take the 70-515 exam.
During the Microsoft 70-515 exam, you’ll be required to prove that you can develop Web Forms pages. You’ll also be asked to demonstrate your ability to develop and use Web Forms controls, implement client-side scripting and AJAX, configure and extend a web application, display and manipulate data, and develop web applications using ASP.NET MVC 2.
To prepare for the exam, Microsoft recommends that you have at least two years of work experience developing web-based applications. This experience should include developing applications with Visual Studio and Microsoft ASP .NET. Additionally, Microsoft recommends that you have at least a year of experience using Microsoft ADO.NET, creating Windows Communication Foundation Services, debugging and deploying, using Internet Information Server, and handling authentication and authorization aspects.
To review the concepts covered on the exam, you may use the Microsoft exam preparation services of TestsLive. Additionally, Microsoft offers two five day training courses, 10264A: Developing Web Applications with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and 10267A: Introduction to Web Development with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. A 15 hour e-learning course, 10264AE: Developing Web Applications with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, is also available.