June 13, 2011

Interview Questions: .net / dotnet part one

Interview questions. So you are thinking of going to interview for job in .Net technologies.
Then lets say you got prepared.There are few questions which are basic enough that they will be asked in pretty much all the .Net interviews so here the list. Now you must be thinking why I did't give the answers with the questions. COZ spoon feeding is a bad habit. Finding answers on your own will give you a smart reason to go through basics again.

  • What is .NET?
  • How many languages .NET is supporting now?
  • How is .NET able to support multiple languages?
  • How ASP .NET different from ASP?
  • What is smart navigation?
  • What is view state?
  • How do you validate the controls in an ASP .NET page?
  • Can the validation be done in the server side? Or this can be done only in the Client side?
  • How to manage pagination in a page?
  • What is ADO .NET and what is difference between ADO and ADO.NET?
  • Using ActiveX Control in .Net?
  • What is a Strong Name?
  • Creating a Key Pair?
  • What is GAC?
  • What is a Metadata?
  • What is managed code and managed data?
  • What is "Common Type System" (CTS)?
  • webFarm Vs webGardens?
  • What are possible implementations of distributed applications in .NET?
  • Can you configure a .NET Remoting object via XML file? Explain?
  • Differences between Datagrid, Datalist and Repeater?
  • What are the authentication methods in .NET? explain ?
  • What are the advantages and drawbacks of using ADO.NET?
  • Secure Socket Layer? How to make use of the technology?
  • Different methods of session maintenance in ASP.NET?
  • Difference between Server.Transfer and Response.Redirect?

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June 10, 2011

Learning Microsoft Technologies: Offline Training KITS

I guess our friends at Redmond are taking good efforts for bringing  training kits in easy reach of new people.
There are lot of Microsoft Technologies which are in hot demand now-a-days.
They are AZURE, Visual Studio, Share point etc.

You can get Training kits for these technologies through Microsoft and coding4fun.com

So the courses offered are.

1)Identity Training Course: Claims-based identity is a simple but powerful way of handling identity and access for your web sites and web services, whether you work on-premises or you are targeting the cloud. The videos and hands-on labs in the Identity Developer Training Course will show you how to take advantage of technologies such as Windows Identity Foundation and the Windows Azure AppFabric Access Control Service for easily solving authentication, authorization and identity-driven personalization challenges. As you go through the course you will soon discover that claims-based identity equips you with skills that can be reused for securing a wide range of application types, from ASP.NET websites to WCF web services.

2)SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Training Course:

The SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Training Course (SQLInsights) will help you learn how to build your first Microsoft Business Intelligence solution. SQLInsights is a great resource for developers, consultants and evangelists who need to learn the basics of how to build solutions that deliver integrated reporting, analytics and dashboard experiences. It contains a rich set of videos and hands-on labs that are perfect for self-paced learning.

3)Office 2010 Developer Training Course : 

Office 2010 is a broadly extensible platform for building Information Worker productivity solutions and developing for Office with Visual Studio 2010 makes this easy. The Office 2010 Developer Training Course includes videos, presentations, hands-on labs and source code. This content is designed to help you get started developing solutions, from Add-ins to full featured Office Business Applications (OBAs), using Visual Studio 2010 with Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 as the core platform.

4)SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Course: 

SharePoint 2010 provides the business collaboration platform for developers to rapidly build solutions using familiar tools while leveraging a rich set of out of the box features. Visual Studio 2010 and SharePoint Designer 2010 make developers more productive and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server delivers support for application lifecycle management. Developers can integrate Line of Business data in SharePoint 2010 with read/write capability delivered by Business Connectivity Services. Sandboxed Solutions can be deployed to a shared hosting environment to limit the impact of unpredictable code to the other applications in use.

5)Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Course:

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Course

6)Windows Azure Platform Training Course:

The Windows Azure Platform Training Course includes a comprehensive set of hands-on labs and videos that are designed to help you quickly learn how to use Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and the Windows Azure AppFabric. The May 2011 update includes updated hands-on labs with latest changes in the management portal, the AppFabric Cache Service and Windows Azure CDN.

Here is the Link for it.