Students who are beginning studies in technology need a strong foundation in the basics before moving on to more advanced technology courses and certification programs. The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a new and innovative certification track designed to provide a pathway for future success in technology courses and careers. The MTA program curriculum helps instructors teach and validate fundamental technology concepts; provides students with a foundation for their careers; and helps them gain the confidence they need to succeed in advanced studies. Help ensure your students success through the use of MOAC MTA titles. Your students will master the basic skills of creating basic and interactive web pages. They will gain an understanding of XML, The DataSet, The DataReader and WCF. Also included are subjects such as database controls and objects. The text also covers the fundamentals of Client-Side Scripting and Ajax Concepts as well as handling debugging and errors. Skills such as configuring and deploying web applications are also covered.