Microsoft 98-361 - Software Development Fundamentals

Hours: 40 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $599.00

Course Overview:

Get certified for the Microsoft MTA 98-361 certification exam with the MTA: Software Development Fundamentals course and lab. Lab simulates real-world, hardware, software, and command-line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course or training. The course and lab cover MTA 98-361 exam objectives and provide an understanding of core programming, object-oriented programming, general software development, web applications, desktop applications, and databases.

This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students in developing the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs. This cloud based lab solution uses real equipment that enables our students to execute each practical task in a safe environment that is accessible from anywhere without needing to buy their own hardware or risk damage to their own system.

Along with providing the necessary hardware in a virtual environment, students gain access to high quality practical exercises that cover many of the exam topics they will encounter on their certifying exams.

This course prepares a student to take the Microsoft 98-361 - Software Development Fundamentals national certification exam.

Course Outline:

Chapter 1: Understanding Core Programming
  • Understand computer storage and data types
  • Understand computer decision structures
  • Identify the appropriate method for handling repetition
  • Understand error handling
Chapter 2: Understanding Object-Oriented Programming
  • Understand the fundamentals of classes
  • Understand inheritance
  • Understand polymorphism
  • Understand encapsulation
Chapter 3: Understanding General Software Development
  • Understand Application Life Cycle Management
  • Interpret application specifications
  • Understand algorithms and data structures
  • Chapter 4: Understanding Web Applications
  • Understand Web page development
Chapter 4: Understand Microsoft ASP.NET Web application development
  • Understand Web hosting
  • Understand Web services
Chapter 5: Understanding Desktop Applications
  • Understand Windows Forms applications
  • Understand console-based applications
  • Understand Windows Services
Chapter 6: Understanding Database Management System
  • Understand relational database management systems
  • Understand database query methods
  • Understand database connection methods

All necessary course materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course prepares a student to take the Microsoft 98-361 - Software Development Fundamentals national certification exam.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**