- The "SAP Certified Development Associate–SAP BTP Extensions with SAP Cloud Application Programming Model" certification exam validates that the candidate possesses the fundamental and core knowledge required of a SAP BTP Extension Developer profile. This certification proves that the candidate has an overall understanding and in‐depth technical skills to participate as a member of a project team in a mentored role. This certificate builds on the basic knowledge gained through related SAP training. We highly recommend that you have successfully completed the SAP Learning Journey Discover SAP Business Technology Platform before you write this SAP Certification exam. The certificate issued for passing this exam will be valid for 5 years.
Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.
Application Development > 12%
Describe runtime environments; explain SAP Fiori elements; deal with application errors; use CDS features such as entities and associations; differentiate programming languages that can be used with CAP.
SAP Cloud Application Programming model > 12%
Use events, event handling, configuration, standard and custom; explain xs-security file and authorizations; describe service definitions; perform error handling; manage foreign key violations; differentiate CAP-compatible databases; explain semantic versioning, protocols and protocol adapters, identity providers, synchronous vs. asynchronous APIs; use CDS modeling.
Application Security > 12%
Explain Approuter features, functions, configuration; describe XSUAA; summarize CDS-based security; differentiate user account types, roles, and role collections; restrict access control.
Tools and Standards > 12%
Distinguish development environments, IDEs; explain the role of SAP Business Accelerator Hub; explain JSON, YAML, OData; describe MTA development, resource types, webhooks; execute cds commands; use cloud Foundry CLI; describe CICD.
All SAP consultant certifications are available as Cloud Certifications in the Certification Hub and can be booked with product code CER006. With CER006 – SAP Certification in the Cloud, you can take up to six exams attempts of your choice in one year – from wherever and whenever it suits you! Test dates can be chosen and booked individually.
Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as "Topic Areas" and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.
Certification exams might contain unscored items that are being tested for upcoming releases of the exam. These unscored items are randomly distributed across the certification topics and are not counted towards the final score. The total number of items of an examination as advertised in the Training Shop is never exceeded when unscored items are used.
Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.
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