March 2004 - Posts
My fellow MVP Christoph Wille startet some new mailinglists (next to the old ones about asp, asp.net, c#,.....).
If you are able to read and write in german you should definitely check out these mailinglists:
Due to popular request; here's how I made my MCP Exams:
My study material for 70-315, 70-316, 70-320 was personal experience with Visual C#. ;)
I'm using .NET Framework since PDC Techpreview - no need for a book there.
For 70-300 I used the Book from QUE, from the Exam Cram 2 Series:
This was a really helpfull book. A lot better than the MOC from Microsoft!
Today I took the MCP Exam 70-300 "Analyzing Requirements and Defining Microsoft .NET Solution Architectures".
Score to pass: 700
My score: 966!
Seems that reading books and doing practice tests and also some expirience in the software market do pay off!
The invitation intro for this years Breakpoint party has been released!
Get it here: http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=11723
It's an amazing piece of graphics code. All done with DirectX 9.0b, C++ and x86 Assembler!
Recently I wrote 2 articles about integration of WMI with .NET. Both have been released by DevX.com If you are interested you can find them here:
Exploring WMI: Integrate WMI into the .NET Framework
Once you learn how to integrate Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) with the .NET Framework, you can utilize a completely new approach for managing system resources.
Exploring WMI Part II: Using the Common Information Model
Part II of this WMI tutorial series discusses details of the Common Information Model Version 2 (CIMV2) schema and shows you how to query CIM to obtain detailed information about CIM objects