Earlier this month FileMaker, Inc. announced the immediate availability of certification testing for the FileMaker 14 Platform, the official credential offered by FileMaker, Inc. FileMaker 14 Certification is the key qualification for developing professional custom apps for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web using the FileMaker 14 Platform.
The English-language version of the FileMaker 14 Certification exam, “Developer Essentials for FileMaker 14,” is available now at Pearson VUE testing sites (http://www.pearsonvue.com/
Those who pass the exam receive a FileMaker 14 Certified Developer certificate and may display the FileMaker Certified Developer logo on their business cards, websites and marketing collateral. Certification can help developers forge entirely new careers, expand existing careers and launch new consulting businesses.
“Certification matters,” says FileMaker senior director of Marketing, Ann Monroe. “As the FileMaker Platform grows, adding exciting new features in the mobile and web space, a well-rounded developer needs to demonstrate a wider range of skills and experience. Certification helps to demonstrate this achievement to hiring organizations.”
FileMaker 14 Certification preparation
There are no prerequisites for the FileMaker 14 Certification exam; however, FileMaker recommends that test candidates explore the FileMaker Training Series: Advanced for FileMaker 14 self-paced training. Through the Training Series, developers learn how to build custom apps using the full capabilities of the FileMaker 14 Platform. The series covers a comprehensive set of topics and includes a detailed, step-by-step manual plus demo files, exercises and videos. Product documentation and technical briefs are other good resources for exam preparation, and practical experience is a must.
In addition to the FileMaker Training Series: Advanced, FileMaker offers a variety of educational resources, including its FileMaker Developer Conference 2016, the largest annual gathering of worldwide FileMaker independent and corporate custom business solution developers, trainers and users. DevCon 2016 will be held July 28-31, 2016, at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
About FileMaker, Inc.
FileMaker, Inc., an Apple subsidiary, delivers simply powerful software for easily creating custom apps that work seamlessly across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and the web. Business teams use the FileMaker Platform to streamline their operational processes, boosting overall productivity.