MCPD: Windows Developer
The Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Windows Developer (MCPD: Windows Developer) certification demonstrates that you have the comprehensive skills that are required to build rich client applications that target the Windows Forms platform using the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.
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How to earn your MCPD: Windows Developer Certification
MCPD: Windows Developer candidates must first complete the requirements for the MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications certification (two exams). After they achieve this certification, candidates can earn their MCPD: Windows Developer by passing one additional exam (70-548).
If you are a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), you can upgrade to the MCPD: Windows Developer certification by taking one upgrade exam, Exam 70–552. By passing this upgrade exam, you will also automatically obtain the relevant MCTS prerequisite, MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications.
If you have already passed Exam 70–551, you may obtain the MCPD: Windows Developer certification by passing the following additional exams: 70-526 and 70-548
If you are a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) on Microsoft .NET and have passed Exam 70–553, you may obtain the MCPD: Windows Developer certification by passing the following additional exam: 70-548