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Which Salesforce Certification will be easier to take for a Beginner with no prior experience in Salesforce?

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 ...
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Salesforce Platform Developer II superbadge

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 ...
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Registering in webassessor.com for salesforce certification for the first time

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 ...
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Old "DEV401" vs New "Platform App Builder" exam

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 ....
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Platform Developer I & Force.com IDE

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 ...
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What is the reasoning for using Custom SAML JIT Provisioning here?

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 ...
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Registering in webassessor.com for salesforce certification for the first time

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 ...
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Platform Developer 2 Exam

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 ...
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What should the negative tests include?

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 ...
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AWS Signature Version 4 IAM authorization

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: ...
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Salesforce Platform Developer II Exam

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 ...
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Salesforce Certification ADM201

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 ...
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How can Apex impact the ability to make declarative changes?

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 ...
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How to include external javascript in visualforce

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 ...
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Salesforce Certification got expired.

When your certification is expired you have to give certification exam again by paying full exam fee i.e $200. For more information about certification expiration read this: https://trailhead....
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Summer 16 Release Exam

First of all there is no certification named 201 . The certification name is "Salesforce Certified Administrator" I checked that the release readiness video is not yet released and expect to come in ...
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Salesforce certified Administrator or Salesforce certified developer?

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 ...
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Certificate Expiration notification

To put in simple terms Self Signed Certificates are like false drivers licence .It provides security to a certain level but can be easily hacked but its still better than having nothing .Check this ...
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What does SHA256 change for us?

The underlying certificate provided by Salesforce for the connection is changing. This means that you will have to check that the integration you are using can use a SHA-256 certificate. Salesforce ...
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Question on Salesforce Relationship

The test writers are looking for the Account's relationship to the Warehouse, not the Warehouse's relationship to the Account. That means you have to plug in each word to determine which correctly ...
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Platform Developer 2

Salesforce has a knowledge base article explaining the process. In summary, they will contact you within approximately one week (up to 8 business days) with instructions on what to do next. Once you ...
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If I am working only with lightning and do not use visualforce at all should I wait for the developer certification to be updated?

Your question is too broad, but here's an attempt to provide an answer to it. To start with - Visualforce is not going away. It's a different framework to build "server-centric" applications. Here's ...
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Do I need to renew the default SelfSignedCert that I never created?

As I didn't create it, I'd like to know how do I find out what the cert is actually used for? If you go to the Details page, the Delete button will be grayed out if it is in use somewhere. Hovering ...
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what is the current salesforce release

Currently, Summer '20 is in the process of being rolled out to production Salesforce orgs. This process will continue for a bit less than two weeks until all orgs are on Summer '20. Releases are ...
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Certificate Expiration notification

Our implementation consultant created one for us when we went live. We spent about five days trying to figure out why, and never found anything. We let it expire. Nothing bad happened. :)
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ADM201 & ADM401 certification name stands for

These are just numbers which also, like high school or college classes, suggest difficulty levels as in 200 level and 400 level courses or certifications. That having been said, the DEV 401 ...
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Certification Exam Maintenence Fees

There is an annual USD 100 maintenance fee for all Salesforce Certified individuals who hold the following credentials: Salesforce Certified Administrator Salesforce Certified Force.com ...
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Will doing the advanced developer programming & essay exam still make sense?

The Advanced Developer certification won't be obsolete, even if it is replaced by the Platform Developer I & II certifications. I've just completed the Adv. Dev. programming assignment & ...
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What happened to Salesforce Technical Architect journey books?

Salesforce has assembled all certification related guides under this main link Certification link: http://certification.salesforce.com/credentialoverview Click on left side "Architects" menu for ...
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If I am working only with lightning and do not use visualforce at all should I wait for the developer certification to be updated?

No. They will not totally exclude or deprecate Visualforce anytime soon. There's quite a few documents online that you can google to reference we have also answered this question a few times on this ...
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