The Cloud Foundry Certified Developer certification is a performance-based exam designed to verify a candidate’s expertise using the Cloud Foundry platform and building cloud-native applications
Cloud Foundry Certified Developer (CFCD) is a professional cloud-native developer certification. It’s the best way for developers to demonstrate cloud skills and expertise, and helps developers set themselves apart in a competitive job market.
There are no pre-requisites for this exam.
Domains & Competencies
The CFCD exam will be updated on September 04 2019 08:00 UTC, as part of our ongoing efforts to ensure that the Cloud Foundry Certified Developer certification demonstrates sufficient professional knowledge needed to be productive with the continually evolving Cloud Foundry Application Runtime platform.
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Candidates should be comfortable modifying simple Java, Node.js or Ruby applications. The coding exercises in the exam offer students the choice of three language/framework combinations with which to implement solutions. Those who pass the exam will have demonstrated the skills necessary to be productive developing applications on the Cloud Foundry platform.
Topics covered in the exam include:
- Cloud Foundry Basics
- Cloud-Native Architectural Principles
- Troubleshooting Applications on Cloud Foundry
- Cloud-Native Application Security
- Working with Services in Cloud Foundry
- Application Management on Cloud Foundry
- Container Management within Cloud Foundry
View the exam rubric.
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This is an online exam that can take up to three hours to complete. It includes performance-based questions and multiple choice to test individual developers on their practical and conceptual knowledge of Cloud Foundry and general cloud-native architectural principles.
Policies & Resources
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At a Glance
Duration of Exam
- 12 Month Exam Eligibility
- Free Exam Retake
- PDF Certificate