Sunday, July 12, 2009 9:40 AM
Without going into .NET 2.0 70-528-70-536-70-547 MCPD web exams can we going into .NET 3.5 70-536, 70-562 and 70-564 Mcpd exams ? Or do we have to pass .NET 2.0 MCPD Web or windows examination first before going into .NET 3.5 examination.
If we have do not pass .NET 2.0 MCPD exams before .NET 3.5 exams why the .NET 2.0 examinations are active ?
Now what do you suggest me to pass MCPD exams. Study on .NET 2.0 or .NET 3.5 ? Or you can say "you should study .NET 2.0 first. Later you can upgrade". Which case I select. I can not decide it.
Sunday, July 12, 2009 3:20 PMModerator
Answering your first question first, you don’t have to take .Net 2.0 exams before going to .Net 3.5 Exams. You have 3 options:
Option 1: You can become .Net 2.0 certified.
Option 2: You can become .Net 3.5 certified
Option 3: You can become .Net 2.0 Certified and upgrade to 3.5
I hope above clears your first confusion.
The reason .Net 2.0 examinations are still active, because many individuals as well as corporations are still using Visual Studio 2005 and .Net 2.0 frameworks and Microsoft still providing main stream support for this product. As long as Microsoft has its main stream support, they won’t discontinue the exams.
What I would suggest is following:
Go with .Net 3.5 exams, .Net 4.0 around the corner and there is no reason to go backward with .Net 2.0.
I hope these answer your question and clear your confusion.
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Sunday, July 12, 2009 3:38 PMThank you Rubel.
I was thinking going into .NET 2.0 exams and upgrade 3.5 but now I decided go into .NET 3.5 examinations. Your aswer is clear thank you again.