Re: Kalani's books ... PDF?

From: Lina (
Date: 01/25/05

Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 08:53:45 -0800

I'm preparing for 70-305. Kalani doesn't have a book for
this exam but does have one for 70-315. Can I use this to
prepare for 305?
If not, then which book can I use?
Please advise and thanks in advance!

>-----Original Message-----
>"Anna" <> wrote:
>"Anna" <> wrote:
>>Which test are you folks talking about? I am preparing
for 70-316 and was
>>planning to use the practice tests on the CD that came
with Kalani's book. I
>>don't have a whole lot of time. Would that be a waste of
time? Which practice
>>tests/ exam cram guide would you recommend?
>You should be sufficiently prepared if you work (rather
>just read) through the (BLUE training; NOT the RED exam
>cram) Kalani guides and are able to answer the review
>questions at the end of each chapter (without peeking).
>Some things may look simple on paper but are actually not
>that straight forward when you are actually trying to get
>them to work. And you always learn better by "doing".
>If the review questions are giving you trouble use some of
>the reference links at the end of the chapter to do some
>more research (many of the links go to the MSDN). Some of
>the links may no longer work due to the dynamic nature of
>the web - simply use the site's search engine to find the
>content by title - or use (Google caches
>page content even if the page no longer exists).
>If you have time also do the paper exam at the end. You
>shouldn't need to use (and waste you time with) any test
>You can find the errata to Kalani's books here:
>>"innuendo" wrote:
>>> >Each book comes with a CD that contains sample tests
>>> (which
>>> >by all accounts are useless; I didn't try them)
>>> I would say that those tests are misleading for the
>>> preparation, but not completely useless. That means
>>> if you have a lot of time you may use those questions
>>> brain-teasers. :-)
>'Any fool can write code that a computer can understand.
>Good programmers write code that humans can understand.'
>Martin Fowler,
>'Refactoring: improving the design of existing code', p.15