Becoming a Salesforce certified developer

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A presentation given at the South West UK Salesforce Developer User Group on becoming a Certified Force.com Developer. Covering an overview of the process and exam, as well as two user experiences of the process.

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Becoming a Salesforce certified developer

  1. 1. Certified Force.com Developer Full details on this presentation can be found in the supporting blog post at: http://srlawr.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/getting-your-certified-forcecom.html The Simon Lawrence Application Development Blog
  2. 2. Julio Diego Barrado Fernandez Certified Force.com Developer Simon Lawrence Certified Force.com Developer
  3. 3. Certified Force.com Developer  Entry point for Salesforce Developers  Purely exam based qualification  60 questions  Pass mark 41 (68%)  90 Minutes  Instant pass or fail
  4. 4. Certified Force.com Developer  Entry point for Salesforce Developers  Purely exam based qualification  60 questions  Pass mark 41 (68%)  90 Minutes  Instant pass or fail
  5. 5. Certified Force.com Developer  Pitman Training Centre, Bath  $200 USD booked in advance  3 Maintenance exams a year  First three are included  $100 a year thereafter  6 Question check-ups
  6. 6. Certified Force.com Developer  Not about code or syntax  What approaches are available  When they are appropriate  What options actually exist to you as a developer  Salesforce say developers should be able to  Build custom applications using the point-and-click capabilities of the platform  Design the data model, user interface, business logic, and security for custom applications  Design reports, dashboards, and portals
  7. 7. Certified Force.com Developer  Salesforce 401 Course  Virtual classroom  5 days  $4250  Salesforce Fundamentals book  6 months experience on the platform
  8. 8. Certified Force.com Developer  Part of my annual objectives  Around 6 months of experience on the platform  Workbook warehouse application  Fundamentals book – security  Study guide with outline of exam
  9. 9. Certified Force.com Developer  One year on the platform  Working alongside another certified Force.com developer  Spent 2 weeks on and off going through the fundamentals book  The exam took about 75 minutes
  10. 10. Certified Force.com Developer Q&A?
  11. 11. Certified Force.com Developer  A developer wants to ensure that when a parent record is deleted, child records are not deleted. Which relationship should the developer choose? A) Lookup B) Master-detail C) Many-to-many D) Master-to-master http://certification.salesforce.com
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