Apigee offers two levels of certification that allow you to demonstrate your knowledge developing an API solution using API Services functionality in Apigee Edge.
Apigee Certification is an accreditation from Apigee that you have completed the requirements that demonstrate a level of proficiency (either basic or advanced) using Apigee products, processes and practices. Apigee Developer Certification is usually pursued by Apigee customers and Systems Integration partners who are experienced developers and have designed, developed and implemented APIs in Apigee Edge. It is expected that certification candidates have completed the recommended training or have the equivalent skills and knowledge on the topics covered by the exam.
There are two certification levels:
Each attempt at the Level 1 exam is $100. Each attempt at the Level 2 exam is $400. You cannot take the test more than 3 times without clearance from firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will receive your score on the Level 1 exam immediately after completion. If you get a 70% or more, you can then register for the Level 2 exam using the same process that you registered for the Level 1 exam.
It takes approximately 3-4 weeks after you complete the Level 2 exam to receive your results.
As an Apigee Certified Developer you will be distinguished from non-certified peers for potential career enhancement. In addition, on successful completion of Level 2 exam you will be awarded the following benefits:
Candidates for the Certification Exam should have the following knowledge, skills and experience related to the objectives below:
Determine what components of Apigee Edge will be used to implement an API solution based on the features of each component and the solution requirements:
Describe the core features of Edge Policies and their function:
Describe the core features of Edge Microgateway (starting Jun 15 2017)
Describe the core features of Edge Node.js and their function:
Describe the core features of Edge Analytics and their function.
Describe the core features of Edge API BaaS and their function.
Describe API Design and Edge implementation best practices
Describe Apigee troubleshooting and debugging guidelines for the different components in Apigee Edge.
Describe how to deploy the solution using:
Open API Specification 2.0 to capture API design.
Describe best practices and Apigee features for API Documentation.
Describe best practices and management of the API Lifecycle.
In addition, certification candidates should be able to demonstrate their knowledge of the above objectives using the appropriate Apigee product.
Complete the following eLearning or live training courses:
Review the following resources:
In addition, for the Level 2 Certification Exam, you will want to be sure that you have hands on experience building and implementing the above objectives in Apigee.
Below are three sample questions from the Level 1 exam:
A. Which are valid API BaaS queries on a collection? Select all that are correct.
B. Which statement does NOT apply to the Spike Arrest policy?
C. An API Product in Apigee can be used to:
Answers: A(3,4), B(3), C(4)
There are no sample questions for the Level 2 exam as you will be given a real-life scenario to implement.
Participation in the Apigee Certification Program is subject to your adherence and acceptance to the Apigee Certification Policies, Apigee Certification Program Agreement, and the details contained on this Apigee Edge Developer Certification that are effect at the time you participate in the relevant exam.
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