Magento 2 Certified Associate Developer Preparation

I’m gonna share the great news in my professional career that I can call myself Magento 2 Certified Associate Developer. One step at a time.

Preparation Steps

  • Learn from Magento 2.3 doc
  • Going through Fundamentals of Magento 2 Development as a first step
  • Like everyone recommended me to follow SwiftOtter Study Guide here. I would recommend the same.
  • Practical implementation as well as understanding the every topic mentioned in the Study Guide. Download the Study Guide here.

About the Exam

  • No hard-copy or online materials may be referenced during the exam
  • 60 Multiple Choice questions in 90 minutes to complete the exam
  • Minimum Passing is score 68% which is around 41 questions to be answered correctly.
  • Based on Magento Open Source (2.3)

Exam Experience Tips

  • There are NO questions on old schema or data upgrade/install/recurring, just concentrate on Magento 2.3 Declarative Schema
  • Scopes (Global/Default, Store, StoreView) of every section is important to understand
  • Admin Menu and ACL, practical implementation of how to add/modify sequence of the menu and its permission.
  • XML tags, my account section changes, theme and template hierarchy are important to try hand on.
  • Plugins/Observer examples try at your end
  • Understand the areas (adminhtml, frontend, webapi_rest, webapi_soap) usage, given .xml belongs to which area questions.
  • For functionality changes, all questions were based on business logic and they ask the best approach or keeping simplicity in mind or upgradability in mind etc.
  • Buying SwiftOtter Practise Test is also worth
  • For Example Questions please do watch this video from Mage Titans.

Hope this is helpful. Please share your comments below if you need any help or have any questions.