Certification

Back-End Developer 7.0
Certification

Put your developer skills to the test with Liferay DXP 7.0 questions on topics including basic development concepts, portlet modules, services, and frameworks.

90 Min | 50 Questions | 200 USD

Exam Blueprint

90 Minutes
50 Questions
80% Passing Score

Example Test Questions

  • All questions are based on Liferay best practices when developing for Liferay DXP.
  • Unless other otherwise indicated in the question, assume a new Liferay installation with no additional plugins installed and no modifications to portal properties.
  1. The Liferay Platform only supports configuration through the portal-ext.properties file.
    True
    False
    Answer:  False
     
  2. Using Declarative Services, the following properties are defined in the property attribute of the @Component:
    (Please select all correct answers.)
    A. If the portlet is instanceable
    B. If the portlet appears in the "Sample" Display Category
    C. If the portlet can be displayed in Liferay Portal 6.2
    D. If the portlet has a Language.properties file
    Answer:  A, C, and D
     
  3. The standard methods of the portlet lifecycle in the JSR-286 portlet specification include:
    (Please select all correct answers.)
    A. init
    B. service
    C. render
    D. destroy
    E. notify
    Answer: A, C and D
     
  4. A fragment module works in the following phase of the Module Lifecycle:
    A. Resolved
    B. Active
    C. Installed
    D. Starting
    Answer: A
     
  5. The recommended location to declare an entity to be used by Liferay Service Builder is:
    A. EntityImpl.java
    B. entity.xml
    C. portal_entity.ftl
    D. service.xml
    Answer: D

Topics:

Each topic will be a percentage of the test below.
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Liferay Digital Experience Platform: Basic Concepts | 25%

Creating personalized digital experiences across web, mobile and connected devices is the goal of Liferay DXP's framework. You’ll need to know how to add new features using Liferay modules.

OSGi

Liferay Modules (Bundles)

JSR-286 specification

Portlet Lifecycle

Gogo Shell

Liferay Digital Experience Platform: Portlet Modules | 20%

In Liferay, you can deploy new features using Liferay modules. With Portlet Modules, you can create new functionalities.

Portlet Components

Attributes

MVC

Declarative Services

Liferay Digital Experience Platform: Liferay Services | 25%

You can use Liferay’s Local and Remote services to customize your developments.

Users

Blogs

Web Content Articles

Message Board Posts

Pages

Liferay Digital Experience Platform: Liferay Frameworks | 25%

Liferay Frameworks expand the capabilities of your implementations.

Asset

Search and Indexing

Liferay Utilities

Feedback Validation

Persistence Layer

Messaging

Authentication

Liferay Digital Experience Platform: Upgrade Process | 05%

Upgrading from Liferay 6.X involves moving from plugins to Liferay modules.

Know how to make upgrades from Liferay 6.X to Liferay DXP

Development Strategy

Preparing for the Exam

Achieving recognition as a Liferay Certified Professional Back-End Developer demonstrates that you understand core concepts for developing Liferay modules and know how to follow Liferay best practices to develop robust, elegant, and maintainable solutions based on the Liferay Platform. The exam is designed to be challenging, yet fair for Liferay developers. Here’s how you can succeed:

  1. This exam is based off of the Liferay Training course Back-End Developer.
  2. Attend the Back-End Developer training course. Attending training is not required before you sit for the exam, but much of the exam material is based on concepts covered in training.
  3. Review additional source material. Liferay Developer Network is an amazing complementary source of information for the exam.
  4. Get hands-on development experience. Some of the topics covered on the exam require the kind of knowledge that comes from real experience developing for the Liferay Platform. If you have attended a developer training, be sure you've completed and reviewed all of the exercises presented during class, even the bonus exercises. If you haven't attended training, spend some time developing applications and customizations. It would also be helpful to review Liferay’s source code to ensure you're familiar with Liferay's best practices.
  5. Register.
  6. Show up to the testing center with the required identification and take the 90-minute exam.

How to Register

Liferay Certification exams are administered by Kryterion. Please register for an exam on Kryterion's website.
Registration Fee: $200 USD

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