This article is relevant if you seeking to become a NetSuite Certified SuiteCloud Developer Exam
NetSuite offers three different certification programs: ERP Consultant, Administrator and SuiteCloud Developer. ¬†I am delighted to say that I now possess all three certifications having passed the software development exam yesterday. ¬†I originally took the exam in Summer 2014 and did not pass. ¬†Appropriately, I had not invested the time into learning Workflow technologies up to that point. ¬†My thinking at the time was that I could achieve all the things needed in the script environment — so why learn workflow? ¬†NetSuite offered a generous retake policy for which I took advantage.
I developed a couple of applications leveraging workflow technology to increase my competency. ¬†From that experience, I began to see both the power and the challenges using these tools. ¬†These assessments will be the subject of a different article. ¬†In the meantime, let me offer some insight into the developer exam.
Developer Exam Preparation
I believe the test was well balanced and followed in similar fashion to my experiences with the ERP Consultant and Administrator exams. ¬†I can confidently say there is no way to pass any of these exams without hands on use of the tools to solve real world problems. ¬†The three categories of technologies you must know:
- SuiteTalk: ¬†the web services tier used primarily for external applications seeking to work with NetSuite data
- SuiteFlow: the workflow technologies