Technology is evolving.

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As Salesforce evolves, you need to expand your skills and knowledge in order to successfully manage the latest advances. We know you’ve been waiting to take your programming assignment, so we want to make your transition to the new Salesforce Platform Developer I and II credentials as easy as possible.

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I’m in the process of earning my Salesforce
Certified Advanced Developer Credential. What’s my path?

 

Here’s how to up your game with a new credential:

Option 1
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First, earn your Salesforce Certified Advanced Developer credential,
then transition.
  • Sit for your Salesforce Force.com Advanced Developer programming assignment to complete this credential.
  • Registration for programming assignments opens September 30, 2015.

Once completed, you can transition to the Platform Developer I
and II credentials.
  • Take a short, proctored Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I and II transition exam.
  • Cost: Free
  • Retake Cost: Free
  • Format: 16 multiple-choice questions
  • Passing Score: 63%
  • Allotted Time: 30 minutes
  • Upon passing, your Advanced Developer credential will be replaced with the new Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I and Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II credentials.
Option 2
Immediately transition to the Platform Developer I credential.

Instead of first earning your Force.com Advanced Developer credential, you can go straight for your Platform Developer I credential. You will demonstrate your ability to develop custom business logic and interfaces to extend Salesforce using Apex and Visualforce.

  • Take a short non-proctored Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I transition exam to earn this credential.
  • Cost: Free
  • Retake Cost: Free
  • Format: 16 multiple-choice questions
  • Passing Score: 73%
  • Allotted Time: 30 minutes
  • Upon passing, you will earn the new Platform Developer I credential.
Next, transition to the Platform Developer II credential.

Demonstrate your skills and knowledge of the advanced programmatic capabilities of the Force.com platform, and your ability to develop complex business logic and interfaces.

  • Take a short proctored Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II transition exam to make you eligible for the programming assignment.
  • Cost: Free
  • Retake Cost: Free
  • Format: 35 multiple-choice questions
  • Passing Score: 63%
  • Allotted Time: 60 minutes
  • Pass the Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II programming assignment to complete this credential.
  • Maintain your Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I credential to maintain both credentials.
Bonus
You can also earn the new Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder credential.

Demonstrate your ability to design, build, and implement custom applications using the declarative customization capabilities of the Force.com platform.

  • Take a short proctored Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder transition exam.
  • Cost: USD 100
  • Retake Cost: USD 50
  • Format: 20 multiple-choice questions
  • Passing Score: 65%
  • Allotted Time: 30 minutes