Certification

Front-End Developer 7.0
Certification

Put your developer skills to the test with Liferay DXP 7.0 questions on topics including front-end Liferay technologies, building layout templates and themes, and taglibs.

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. A page in the Liferay Platform can be configured to use a different theme from the rest of the pages of the Site.
    True
    False
    Answer:  True
     
  2. A portlet can be embedded inside of:
    (Please select all correct answers.)
    A. A Role
    B. A Theme
    C. A Layout
    D. A Document
    Answer:  B and C
     
  3. To create and deploy a Liferay Theme, you need the following tools:
    (Please select all correct answers.)
    A. Yeoman
    B. Node.js
    C. Gulp
    D. Gull
    E. Liferay Theme Generator
    Answer: A, B, C, and E
     
  4. The command to create a layout is:
    A. yo layout
    B. yo liferay-layout
    C. yo liferay-theme:layout
    D. yo layout:liferay-theme
    Answer: C
     
  5. After deploying a Theme and a Layout, in which folder can you see the files of each one?
    A. data
    B. osgi/modules
    C. osgi/configs
    D. osgi/war
    Answer: D

Topics:

Each topic will be a percentage of the test below.
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Front-End State-of-the-Art | 10%

To create themes for Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP), you need to know what tools are available and how to use them.

Bootstrap

NodeJS

Bootstrap

NPM

Yeoman

Gulp

Soy Templates

Liferay Technologies | 15%

Understand how Liferay-specific frameworks and tools work in Liferay DXP.

Lexicon

AlloyUi

Senna

Gulp

AlloyEditor

Liferay AMD Module Loader

Themes SDK

Building Layout Templates | 20%

In Liferay, Layouts are used to define the available areas in your page where you can drop applications. Some Layouts come out-of-the-box in DXP, but you can create more to customize your pages.

Layout Templates with Liferay Themes Generator

Embedding Portlets in Layouts Templates

Building Themes | 45%

Creating personalized digital experiences across web, mobile and connected devices is the goal of Liferay DXP's framework. You need responsive themes to be able to display your platform on different devices.

Liferay Themes Generator

Themelets

Theme Contributors

Context Contributors

Portlet Decorators

LayoutSet

Resources Importer

Embedding Portlets in Themes

Customizing with Templates | 05%

There are a number of resources on the platform where you can use templates for styling.

Web Content Templates

Workflow Templates

Application Display Templates

Taglibs | 05%

Taglibs provide reusable components that simplify complex displays in Liferay.

aui

Liferay-ui

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 as well as the Liferay DXP 7.2 Developer Guide.
  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 the 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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