Initial details are available for the Microsoft Learning certification exams for .Net 4. The expected publication date for the exams is July 2, 2010. Similarly to the current arrangement of specialist and developer exams for WCF 3.5, there are a few different relevant exams for .Net 4.
TS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Profile: The candidate works on a team in a development environment that uses Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 to build distributed applications. This candidate should have at least one year of experience developing Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)-based applications, including at least six months of experience with .NET Framework 4. The candidate should also be able to demonstrate the following:
TS: Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Profile: Candidates for this exam are professional Web developers who use Microsoft Visual Studio. Candidates should have a minimum of two to three years of experience developing Web-based applications by using Visual Studio and Microsoft ASP.NET. Candidates should be experienced users of Visual Studio 2008 and later releases and should have a fundamental knowledge of the .NET Framework 4 programming languages (C# or Microsoft Visual Basic). In addition, candidates should understand how to use the new features of Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.
Candidates should also have a minimum of one year of experience with the following:
Pro: Designing and Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Profile: Candidates are typically Job Role Professionals who design and develop Web applications by using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4. These professional developers should have a minimum of three years of experience using Microsoft ASP.NET technologies to develop compelling user experiences. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following by using .NET Framework:
In addition, candidates should have a solid understanding of: