IBM 000-723 : IBM WebSphere Commerce V7.0, Application Development Exam
This exam is designed for professionals who are seeking an IBM Certified Application Developer-WebSphere Commerce V7.0 professional certification. The IBM 000-723 (WebSphere Commerce V7.0, Application Development) exam is an assessment of a candidate's knowledge of the architecture and framework of the WebSphere Commerce V7.0 product and will also validate that he or she has the skills necessary for managing, installing, configuring, and maintaining this product. Candidates with prior experience using WebSphere will be in the best position to pass this exam.
The IBM 000-723 (WebSphere Commerce V7.0, Application Development) exam is a 90-minute test that contains 56 multiple choice questions. The questions will be arranged into six sections. The six main topics include the following non-exhaustive list of items and are intended only as a general preparation guide:
-Architecture and Programming Framework (demonstrating knowledge of product architecture and programming framework, describing WebSphere Commerce subsystems, differences between editions).
-Installation, configuration, and Maintenance (installation, applying fixes, examining logs, installing and configuring optional components).
-Development and Customization (design Web 2.0 front pages, use dynamic caching, packaging custom assets for deployment, implementing BOD and SOI service modules).
-Testing and Debugging (debugging and troubleshooting, using product supplied Unit Test mechanisms).
-Payments and Integration with External Systems (create payment plug-ins, interpret, implement, and configure integration with external systems).
-Staging and Data Load (describe staging server environment, enable and use workspaces, customize and configure Data Load utility, Prepare SQL, XML, CSV, and other data loading assets).
In addition to work experience, candidates can prepare for this exam via classroom, instructor-led courses and/or self-study methods. Although the training courses are not required, they are a valuable supplemental resource to practical work experience.