I took and passed the above mentioned test this morning. I found the exam to be difficult and fair.
There is a relative dearth of information on this exam on the web. I’m not sure why.
I obviously won’t get into any detail about the exam I took, but I think I can safely say the following:
Trust this link: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/exams/70-541.mspx.
It lists what you need to know to pass the exam and it’s, IMO, very accurate.
The link also recommends Inside Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 by Ted Pattison & Daniel Larson. This book covers nearly all the subjects that the test addresses. I found it to be great in and of itself beyond simple exam prep. It provides great examples and really got me thinking about some new and interesting things to try. If you want to skip a few bits in the book, just cross-reference the book’s TOC with the items in the link from above.
- Nothing beats actual hands-on experience. If you have time and interest, follow along with the examples in the book and then experiment with them. You’ll have an easier time on the exam as well as really learn WSS application programming.
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Albert, sorry I never responded. You probably know by now, but the answer for me (and I think it’s very normal) is that you get feedback in the testing room itself. For me, I take the test, after I press the button, "are you really really really sure you’re done?", it pauses for a minute and tells me I passed. I walk out to the proctor who prints out a form, stamps it and I’m done.
Good luck! (if you still need it)