Home | Exam Information
Home | Microsoft Exam information, study guides, training courses, help and advice.
Copyright © Accelerated Ideas 2005-2018

MCTS 70-506 Exam Overview

Silverlight was released in June 2010 and version 4 includes new features such as:

  • Support for Google Chrome
  • Web cam and microphone support
  • Printing support
  • Notification support for displaying messages
  • Implicit theming of controls
  • WCF enhancements
  • Enhanced data binding support
  • Enhanced animation effects

Silverlight applications can be written using any of the .NET programming languages such as VB .NET or C#. As long as developers target the Silverlight CoreCLR they can host their applications in Silverlight as opposed to the CLR.

Before taking the 70-506 exam

Microsoft recommends that you have at least 6 months experience with Silverlight development. You should also have at least 1 years experience of .NET and consuming data services.

What certification do I get when I pass 70-506?

If you pass 70-506 you achieve:

MCTS Silverlight 4 Development

You also receive credit towards:

MCPD Windows Azure Developer 4
MCPD Windows Phone 7 Developer

Exam topics:

Exam 70-506 covers the following high level topics:

  • Laying Out a User Interface
  • Enhancing the User Interface
  • Implementing Application Logic
  • Working with Data
  • Interacting with a Host Platform
  • Structuring Applications
  • Deploying Applications

Popular Sections

Free Practice Tests

We have a large selection of free Microsoft practice tests to help you prepare for your exam
Microsoft Practice Tests


Azure and Amazon AWS Certification Salaries
Azure and Amazon AWS Certification Salaries

Few would argue that cloud certifications are on the rise. There's an increasing number of job opportunities for those with skills in cloud architecture and infrastructure for both Amazon AWS and Azure. A recent market report highlighted that..
Do you need to recertify your Microsoft exams? Recertification for MCSE and MCSA Explained
Do you need to recertify your Microsoft exams? Recertification for MCSE and MCSA Explained
Microsoft have updated their recertification process which requires IT professionals to renew their MCSE and MCSD certifications every 2-3 years to stay up to date. Recertification exams, just like any other exam, are published on a regular basis as
SQL Server 2014 Exam Numbers and Certifications
SQL Server 2014 Exam Numbers and Certifications
Microsoft have confirmed the new SQL Server 2014 certifications and associated exams. As the new version of SQL Server is focused on performance tuning and high availability, they've placed the new DB platform solely in the MCSE certification..

English English  |  Portuguese Portuguese