The MCTS: SharePoint 2010 Application Developer exam (70-573) covers a wide range of skills. The following tips are sure to help with your studying and in your development environment. Please leave comments with your favorite tips and tricks.
“Monitors performance and resource use for a specified scoped block of code.” – MSDN
This feature is incredibly useful and outputs right to the developer dashboard!
Tobias Zimmergren’s blog post is a great simple explanation. - HERE
“Adds a notification to the page. By default, notifications appear for five seconds.” – MSDN
This is the way to add a SharePoint notification to the page. In 2010 it shows in the upper right corner for 5 seconds and then disappears. This is the default action however you can have the message stay until you remove it by changing the bSticky parameter to true. The Method returns the ID of the notification, which you will need to remove it later.
“Recycles the version collection except for the current version. The RecycleAll method moves the version collection into the recycle bin of the Web site. To delete the version collection permanently, use the DeleteAll method.” – MSDN
Anita Boerboom has a great blog showing you how to use this. – HERE