If ,like me, you are going to take the WP7 beta exam

The beta exam 71-599 : Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Phone 7 Applications is finally available.

This beta aims to provide the Microsoft Certification Program with feedback about the content in order to improve it.

71-599: Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Phone 7 Applications counts as credit towards the following certification(s).

  • Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Windows Phone 7, Developer

Registration for the beta exam 71-599 started March 29,2011 and the exam period runs April 19, 2011 – May 04, 2011

The Skills measured in this exam are:

*Designing Data Access Strategies (19%).

*Designing and Implementing Notification Strategies (17%).

*Working with Platform APIs, Tasks, and Choosers (21%).

*Designing the Application Architecture (21%).

*Designing the User Interface and User Experience (23%).

I decided to take the exam and i did registered for it, but then i start to wonder how to study and what materiels to use ?????? :S

And thanks to Twitter and Friends , i have now some good resources to start studying that i’m going to share with you : here you can find a serie of posts about the skills being measured in the exam. You can also take a look to the WP7 JumpStart on Channel 9 and read some books too ( Silverlight unleashed, Silverlight4 Data & Services Cookbook …)

Hurry up ! Register for the exam and start studying 🙂


About rabeb

Unapologetic Muslim, Tunisian,Arab, African, Woman-In-Tech, Engineer, Developer advocate for Nexmo, Feminist, Traveller, Blogger, Woman. Proud of all of the above.

Posted on April 8, 2011, in WP7. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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