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1 Accessing Data

1.1 Choose data access technologies

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1.2 Implement caching

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1.3 Implement transactions

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1.4 Implement data storage in Windows Azure

1.5 Create and implement a WCF Data Services service

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1.6 Manipulate XML data structures

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2 Querying and Manipulating Data by Using the Entity Framework

2.1 Query and manipulate data by using the Entity Framework

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2.2 Query and manipulate data by using Data Provider for Entity Framework

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2.3 Query data by using LINQ to Entities

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2.4 Query and manipulate data by using ADO.NET

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2.5 Create and Entity Framework data model

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3 Designing and Implementing WCF Services

3.1 Create a WCF service

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3.2 Configure WCF services by using configuration settings

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3.3 Configure WCF services by using the API

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3.4 Secure a WCF service

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3.5 Consume WCF services

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3.6 Version a WCF service

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3.7 Create and configure a WCF service on Windows Azure

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3.8 Implement messaging patterns

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3.9 Host and manage services

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4 Creating and Consuming Web API-based services

4.1 Design a Web API

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4.2 Implement a Web API

4.3 Secure a Web API

4.4 Host and manage a Web API

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4.5 Consume Web API web services

 

5 Deploying Web Applications and Services

5.1 Design a deployment strategy

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5.2 Choose a deployment strategy for a Windows Azure web application

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5.3 Configure a web application for deployment

5.4 Manage packages by using NuGet

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5.6 Share assemblies between multiple applications and servers

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