Exactly five months after I passed my first Microsoft certification test, I passed my fifth test, achieving my 2003 continuing education goal to achieve Microsoft Certified Solution Developer for Microsoft .NET status. As of August 11, 2003, there were 2,160 people in the world with this certification. That makes me approximately the 2500th person in the world to achieve the MCSD.NET certification. In addition, since I achieved the certification before September 30, 2003, I am distinguished as an “Early Achiever,” which reflects a commitment to rapidly learning and adopting new enterprise software development technologies. The fifth test was indeed the More >