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John Pattison Achieves New Certification for Microsoft VB.NET for Web Applications

I am proud to announce today, that after 700 pages of textbook reading and an intense period of studying, I have passed Microsoft exam 70-305, Developing and Implementing Web-based Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET.In my March 28, 2003 new release, I told you a bit about Microsoft’s new .NET certifications, and the value of hiring a contractor or employee with industry certifications. Today, I would like to touch a bit more on the new .NET platform.You may have heard about Microsoft’s .NET initiative in the news recently, but you are likely thinking what I More >

John Pattison Achieves New Microsoft VB.NET for Windows Certification

After an intense two months of studying, today I passed Microsoft exam 070-306, Developing and Implementing Windows-based Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and Micrososft Visual Studio .NET.

Microsoft’s .NET initiative is very exciting, and I am happy to be an official participant of its rollout.  Please feel free to talk to me about what exactly .NET is, and how upgrading your company’s systems to .NET, or implementing new .NET applications, can help streamline your operations and increase B2B synergy.

This exam alone now categorizes me as a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).  It is also the first in a series of three exams More >