*Disclaimer – Any questions you find in this article are practice questions created by me. Please treat them as pointers – it does not bear any relationship with Salesforce certification examination questions.
Clicks not Code is a hallmark of the Salesforce platform – without writing a single line of code, a savvy Admeloper/Devmin can tackle most customization needs of internal and external stakeholders. The key here is most – for, at some point, an Admeloper/Devmin may need to resort to codes to customize Sales or Service Cloud using Apex, Lightning Components or APIs.
An Admeloper/Devmin feels buoyant when he/she is able to develop a most streamlined solution to fulfill customers’ requirements. At times, by relying exclusively on Clicks, an Admeloper/Devmin may not be able to develop and deliver the most opportune solution. To avoid this fate, I recently cleared Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer certificate. If you too share my view – about equipping yourself with the best available tool to exceed your stakeholders’ expectations – then, wait no longer! Join in! Start by reading my recent articles – Application Architect or Community Cloud Consultant on developing strategies to prepare for advanced level certificates.
Many aspiring Admeloper/Devmin wonder – “I do not have development experience (I mean write Apex or creating Lightning Components) will I be able to earn this certification“? Fortunately, the answer is, YES! To clear/crack this exam you do not have to have hands-on experience with Salesforce development; but, you do have to have in-depth understanding of the following – Development Lifecycle; Release Management; Integration Design Pattern; and when to use which API, etc.
Personally, I have not come across any documentation to prepare for this exam – indeed, this is one of the reasons for writing the blog!
I am a die hard Salesforce evangelist – I firmly believe that without in-depth understanding of the platform, any certification has zero or no value. Although it generates boundless happiness, and it is a matter of pride, getting certified is important because it validates your investment of time and effort in mastering the breadth and depth of the platform. This is indeed, priceless!
Recently, I installed Prometric at home – the setup allows me to appear for certifications from the comfort of my home. On 28th October, I appeared for the Application Architect certification and cleared it! This boosted my confidence.
So in this excitement, like a kid in a candy store, I Googled to find out which certificate I should embark on next! After some research, I narrowed my choice to Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer certificate. Although I am a die hard Read the rest of this entry!