Category Archive: Certification

Jun 02 2014

Stored Procedure to Calculate Expressions

I was reading the section Character Functions in the Chapter 2 of the book Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and pretty soon I get bored of trying individually the various functions on strings available in T-SQL. Then, I challenged myself to write a stored procedure (this is my first one) to evaluate an arithmetic expression with …

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May 28 2014

Preparing for Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Few months ago I joined Red Gate Software and I am having a lot of fun so far. We have a great team in SQL Compare and we are working hard to add support for SQL Server 2014. I think that learning more about SQL Server is very important because a lot of Red Gate …

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May 01 2013

I am officially a Microsoft C# Specialist

Yesterday, I passed the “Programming in C#” exam. This makes me officially a Microsoft C# Specialist. If you are a C# developer you should definitely try the exam! The following are the resources that I used in order to prepare for it: C# 5 in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference Programming in C# Jump Start …

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Aug 23 2011

Exam passed: “MCTS – Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4”

I am definitely not a guru of WPF but recently in my company I had to play with it a little bit and it was the right opportunity to prepare the certification. The 15th of August 2011 I passed the certification exam:“MCTS – Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4”. This is how looks …

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