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Exam 70-573

TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development

Overview

About this Exam
This exam is designed to test the candidate's knowledge and skills on developing applications on the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 platform.
Audience Profile
A Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development should be able to perform the following tasks:
  • Write code that extends SharePoint 2010
  • Add and support code to an existing project
  • Write code for and test custom features in a SharePoint solution such as a Visual Web Part or Event Receiver
  • Implement a solution designed by lead SharePoint Developer
The candidate should also have the following experience:
  • 12 months with ASP.NET 3.5 with Visual Studio 2008 (or later)
  • 6 months develop with SharePoint 2007 or later
  • 3 months with SP 2010 and VS2010 (includes beta releases)
Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam 70-573: TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):MCTS: SharePoint 2010, Application DevelopmentExam 70-573: TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):MCPD: SharePoint Developer 2010

Skills Measured

Skills Being MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.
Working with the SharePoint User Interface (19%)
  • Manage SPSite and SPWeb programmatically by using Visual Studio 2010

    This objective may include but is not limited to: creating sub webs, referencing SPFiles, manipulating property bag, when to call Update, referencing SPContext, SPSite, SPWeb,  SPSite.OpenWeb, SPWeb.Webs, feature activiation and deactivation

    This objective does not include: trivial cases such as setting title and other loose properties of the objects
  • Implement a dialog by using the Dialog Framework
    This objective may include but is not limited to: Create dialogs from JavaScript or from server side, display dialogs
  • Create a custom ribbon object
    This objective may include but is not limited to: adding custom actions to the ribbon, customizing groups, customizing tabs, customizing the existing ribbon
  • Customize navigation programmatically

    This objective may include but is not limited to: TopNav bar, quick launch, custom actions

    This objective does not include: custom menu controls, custom site map providers
  • Create and apply branding to a SharePoint site

    This objective may include but is not limited to: applying custom master pages to content pages and application pages, placeholders, page layouts, programmatically working with themes, deploying CSS, CSSlink, ScriptLink

    This objective does not include: graphic design, creating a CSS
Developing Web Parts and Controls (21%)
  • Create Web Parts

    This objective may include but is not limited to: including properties, controls using Render vs. CreateChildControl, life cycle,  visual, standard Web Parts,

    This objective does not include: trivial case where developer uses Visual Web Part project template
  • Create connectable Web Parts
    This objective may include but is not limited to: Implement consumer/provider interfaces
  • Debug Web Parts
    This objective may include but is not limited to: ULS log, and event log, debug.log tracing, developer dashboard
  • Create and implement delegate controls
    This objective may include but is not limited to: overriding existing controls with lower sequence, developing and using .ascx files
Developing Business Logic (19%)
  • Implement a custom workflow in Visual Studio 2010

    This objective may include but is not limited to: work with inititation data or association data to create a SharePoint task, extend a workflow imported from SharePoint Designer 2010, use a HandleExternalEvent and CallExternalMethod to interact with a custom local service, work with inititation data or association data in a site workflow, corelation token

    This objective does not include: trivial cases such as workflows with no custom actions, initiation data, association data.
  • Create a custom workflow action
    This objective may include but is not limited to: create a custom SPD action, create and add a custom activity to a Visual Studio workflow, define an action.xml file
  • Create and implement event receivers
    This objective may include but is not limited to: accessing event properties, list, item, site, email, avoiding recursion, cancelling events, choosing synchronization state
  • Customize Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

    This objective may include but is not limited to: creating a content type that inherit from appropriate parent, creating and implementing a custom publishing field control that is page mode aware, activating a master page programmatically including token usage

    This objective does not include: page layouts, formatting
  • Create, implement and debug a Timer Job
    This objective may include but is not limited to: configuration, programmatic scheduling, queueing, attaching debugger to the Timer service
  • Create and modify Business Connectivity Service model in Visual Studio 2010
    This objective may include but is not limited to: create a BDC model in Visual Studio 2010, define insert, update and delete methods, create and read items, make data searchable
  • Manage Users, Groups, Permissions
    This objective may include but is not limited to: SPGroups, SPUser, permission inheritance, all securable objects, SPRoleDefinition, SPRole, SPRoleAssignment
Working With SharePoint Data (22%)
  • Access list data by using the Server object model
    This objective may include but is not limited to: SPQuery, LINQ, SPList, SPSiteDataQuery, schema management, working with a query Governor, create LINQ query that includes a join statement, SPQuery Vs. SPSiteDataQuery
  • Access SharePoint Data by using WCF Data Services
    This objective may include but is not limited to: WCF ListData.svc, RESTFUL URLs conventions, create and use a client service reference
  • Access (CRUD) data by using the Client Object Model
    This objective may include but is not limited to: Javascript, .NET, Silverlight, Build Silverlight User Interface for SharePoint using Client Object Model, Query data by using CAML over the Client Object Model in Silverlight, non data API (site, web, list, access)
  • Work with documents programmatically
    This objective may include but is not limited to: SPFile, SPFolder, SPVersion, upload document and set meta data
  • Work with the meta data
    This objective may include but is not limited to: Access data from user profiles, taxonomy, folksonomy
  • Extending SharePoint Search
    This objective may include but is not limited to: creating a custom query using full text query or keyword query, customize the look and feel of the search result using XSLT
  • Implement and debug code that executes in an alternative security context
    This objective may include but is not limited to: create code that uses the RunWithElevatedPrivileges delegate (including debugging), create code that uses the System Account, create code that impersonate a different user
  • Create and modify a custom content type
    This objective may include but is not limited to: declaratively and programmatically creating and upgrading content type using Visual Studio 2010, modifying an exisiting content type, site columns
Stabilizing and Deploying SharePoint Components (19%)
  • Manage a solution in Visual Studio 2010
    This objective may include but is not limited to: modify the contained features in the solution, add an assembly that is not included in the visual studio solution, manage mapped folders for localization, sandbox and farm solutions, customize manifest.xml
  • Manage a feature by using Visual Studio 2010

    This objective may include but is not limited to: upgrading, localizing, versioning, developing features, feature receivers (activating and installing) that interact with their parent object, customizing feature.xml

    This objective does not include: features without elements
  • Store and retrieve configuration data
    This objective may include but is not limited to:  App config, web config, persisted object, list, xml, file system, cookies, property bag
  • Create a site definition by using Visual Studio 2010

    This objective may include but is not limited to: feature activation, site provisioning, localization

    This objective does not include: list definitions and modules defined in ONET.xml, SharePoint Designer
  • Manage SharePoint object life cycle by using the Dispose API
    This objective may include but is not limited to: SPWeb, SPContext, IDisposable, Try…Catch…Finally, using blocks
  • Develop, debug, and deploy sandboxed solutions
    This objective may include but is not limited to: APIs that are allowed or not allowed in sandbox, use a full trust proxy