The Delphi Certified Developer exam tests your general knowledge of Delphi programming concepts. You will be tested on language syntax, programming techniques, using the IDE, and database development. The test will identify you as a special member of the global Delphi community. Developers who use the study guide and have at least two years of Delphi programming experience should be able to pass the Delphi Certified Developer exam.
Step 1: Enroll for the Exam
You can enroll in the Exam at Embarcadero Academy. There are two options to choose from:
The Delphi Certification Premium Package includes 1 Practice Exam, 1 Official Exam and 1 Official Exam Re-take (if necessary, requires prior Official Exam attempt with score
5 & 25 certification exam packs are also available at a discounted rate.
Your personal (one-time use) exam start code will be mailed to you after purchase. You'll get immediate access to the study guide and sample test.
Step 2: Prepare for the Test
The downloadable study guide is included with your enrollment. The study guide will help you prepare for the test. Developers who use the study guide and have at least two years of Delphi programming experience should be able to pass the Delphi Certified Developer exam.
Step 3: Take the Test
Take your test. Upon successfully completing the test, you will receive your score and if you pass the test you will receive a certificate of achievement and a certified developer logo that you can use to show the world that you're a Certified Delphi Developer.
This certification may be used as part of an ongoing skills improvement program within a company. Achieving certification may help a developer move forward inside an organization or move into a new job. This certification can be used by a potential employer as one part of a hiring process.
Embarcadero does not certify or represent that the individual has the necessary skills or qualities for a particular project or a particular employer. Since the Delphi Certified Developer exam is taken un-proctored and online by the individual, Embarcadero cannot ensure that the individual taking the Delphi Certified Developer exam is in fact the actual individual named in the test certification.
The certification test covers the following areas of knowledge:
- Delphi Fundamentals
- Data types, variables, and Constants
- Procedures and Functions
- Classes and Objects
- Object Interfaces
- Generics, Attributes and Anonymous Method
- Database Concepts
- Standards Routines and I/O
- Libraries and Packages
- Memory Management
- Exceptions and Assertions