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This answer may well get downvoted since there's already an answer that basically copy + pasted the study guide, but I can offer some tips and insight into what I found surprising and what was expected. I passed Platform Developer I over the weekend. I was studying for Advanced Developer when they announced the changes - as a result, for this exam, I felt ...


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The other answers still stand. Additionally, Salesforce launched a verification service. If you have selected to make your certs visible (highly recommended) they are searchable by name and email. You can link the page (for example) to add supporting evidence to your documentation as needed.


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There are two clauses of the test-taker agreement that address this question. They are found in sections 3 and 6. Section 3 Proprietary and Confidential Information. You agree that the Exam and all content related to the Exam is SFDC confidential and proprietary information ("Confidential Information"). You are prohibited from disclosing, copying, ...


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According to this list, there are 103. I do not know how accurate it is.


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1) You should be working with the system for a few months before you take it. Typically I tell people to try and study for about 40 hours before attempting to take a certification. 2) I actually wrote a blog post on how to prepare and take the Advanced Admin Certification: From my experience, I found the Salesforce Study Guide to be pretty accurate for ...


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You may like to watch following video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=3&v=wM5Th-ComR4 AppBuilder Transition Certification focus on declarative skills. It do not focus on Visualforce at all now. It do focus on Lightning Introduction, Salesforce1 understanding, Sandbox and Packages. Platform Developer 1 focus on coding skills. It also focus on ...


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Check out this great new visual summary on Salesforce Ben: [https://www.salesforceben.com/salesforce-certification-pathways/] Disclaimer: this older diagram was last updated in 2017 and may not reflect certs added since then. What a coincidence, I just prepared one! View in Google Drawings.


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When I started working with Salesforce, my colleagues told me that DEV401 is the easiest to get and ADM201 being almost identical to it, but maybe just a little bit more difficult. However, being myself I was postponing my exam till it was too late to do the DEV401. When I finally decided to get certified, DEV401 was split into 2 other exams: Salesforce ...


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Update: As of December 15th 2017, the final two superbadges; Lightning Component Framework Specialist and Advanced Apex Development are now available so you can complete your PDII journey and get your hands on your well-deserved Platform Developer II credential! At this stage the best public information on the remaining two super badges is: The other two ...


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I would like to extend on @Bachovski's comment: "Read documentation, not dumps". Focussing to much on dumps of real or similar exam questions won't improve your knowledge much , or truly assess if you have reached a certain level of salesforce knowledge and experience. You might pass the exam, be certified, but still not really know the things you ought ...


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Sales cloud examination ,you will need to put your consultant hat .The first and foremost thing that you should be aware of is "Typical Sales Cycle".Right from campaigning to opportunity closure you should understand the process and map business process to the salesforce modules .Here are some of the key topics that have been tutoring lot of folks to pass ...


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The best place to get more info on this is the study guide for each of these exams . App Builder The course recommended for App Builder is the same course that was needed for developer exam before .Remember that 401 is not the exam name and it was a course name . Both the exams focus on the declarative features of the platform .The best place to get what ...


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Choose customer initially. Partner is for special circumstances like a company that is an ISV or consulting partner for example, and employee is for an employee of Salesforce directly. If they ask for a company name just list n/a for now. Later on if you become a consultant the company name field will become important for bubbling your certifications up ...


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Platform Developer 1 does not require you to Code during exam (Although it expects you that you have good understanding of how to write apex ,visualforce and work with lightning components)or does not expect you to know an IDE like eclipse in depth.There are plenty of IDE's available today and you can choose one depending on your preference . One thing you ...


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I had a read of the documentation, such as Configure SSO Across Multiple Salesforce Orgs which covers the hub-and-spoke architecture from the question. I can't find any reference to "Salesforce SAML JIT Provisioning". The valid options are Standard or Custom SAML JIT with Apex handler - Source In SAML Single Sign-On Settings, select User ...


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(1) The average preparation time will vary enormously depending on the experience of the candidate. I probably spent 5-10 hours in total, but I'd passed the Technical Architect certification a couple of months before, and had years of experience. (2) My advice is to make sure that you've implemented all of the features/areas mentioned in the study guide - ...


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Rather than asking for mock exams/ dumps, you should refer the Official Guide and try to learn the new concepts. SFSE is a place for getting community help for your technical queries, not for shortcuts to "help me clear the exam".


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I got the Answer for my Query after raising a case with Salesforce. I am copying the reply from Salesforce official on my case to below as it might be useful for others in Future. "By selecting SFDC Partner, your account will be linked to your employers account. You will also be added to your Partner Community or AppExchange listings. SFDC Employee is for ...


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It takes approximately one week. They issue the certification regularly, but it is not instantaneous. From the Knowledge article Link Your Trailhead and Webassessor Accounts: Step 4 - Salesforce grants you the credential: We will monitor your progress and when requirements have been completed, we will update your credential status within 1 week and an ...


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Usually, we don't throw exception from the testmethods, rather we catch the exception and put them in proper way through assert statement. like this: public class MyClass { public String accountId {get;set;} public void myMethod() { if(accountId == null) { throw new exception ('Account Id is blank'); } } ...


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What actually helped, was to post into the Certification Group of the Partner Community. I got a very quick and nice response from Kari Lucio and right now they have refunded all of my prior expenses. Only waiting on the bio-reset, which should be easy, I guess. update: bio-reset is done, too. Thanks Salesforce, well done!


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To enable salesforce to access enterprise applications behind a firewall, you will have to expose the system to outside network. It comes with associated security concerns and usually requires enterprise security reviews and approvals from security team. Exposing applications to external world is usually done through security gateways like Layer 7. Such ...


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Salesforce's Certifications have changed a lot recently. For instance, when I got Certified they were Structured a little like this: Dev 201: Salesforce Administrator Dev 301: Salesforce Advanced Administrator Dev 401: Salesforce Developer Dev 501: Salesforce Advanced Developer I only tell you this because you may come across material for these exams which ...


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Salesforce now has native support for AWS v4 signature generation. Create a new Named Credential for the service endpoint, for example: Name: S3 URL: https://s3.us-east-1.amazonaws.com Identity Type: Named Principal Auth Protocol: AWS Signature V4 AWS Access Key ID: [your key here] AWS Secret Access Key: [your secret here] AWS Region: us-east-1 AWS Service: ...


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That should be the one, double check by clicking the study guide link. The study guide should let you know. Actually, I looked at the study guide and it matched the ADM-201 study guide from when I got certified for ADM-201 a year ago. Looks like Salesforce has recently dropped the numbering convention for exams.


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If you check out Salesforce certification page and click the Platform Developer II tab, you will see the following: A full exam outline can be found in the Study Guide So if you check out the Study Guide, you will see the following: The Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II program has multiple components. A candidate must pass the multiple-...


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This is quite broad (and possibly off topic), but here are some of the most common cases: Apex Blocks Declarative Changes Failing Unit Tests in Production will block deployments. Any API Name referenced in code (Object, Field, etc.) cannot be changed. The referenced field or object cannot be deleted either, nor have it's type changed. It doesn't count if ...


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Note that the Visualforce apex:includeScript results in the HTML <script src="..."></script> being output in the head element of the page i.e. before any of the visible page elements. That means that the page rendering is likely to be delayed while the JavaScript is pulled in and executed. Directly using the HTML <script src="..."></...


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I reopened the record and it's still has the 6 digits, the only different is that instead of 123,456 it's now 123456 (no comma). The reason is that when you truncate a field on type conversion, the underlying data isn't updated until each record is saved. If you inline-edit the record and save without shortening the number, you'd get a save error. If you ...


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As far as I know that's not information Salesforce gives out publicly. While I too would find it interesting to see such numbers (or per region). I believe the verification page is the only public resource. There you're limited to looking up a person and viewing which certifications they have.


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