A technical professional who has the certification of IBM Certified Associate Developer uses IBM products and technologies to provide application development services. The certification is designed to acknowledge entry level skill, product knowledge, and experience with IBM Rational Application Developer v8. In order to gain the certification, interested candidates must pass the the 000-819 Rational Application Developer V8 Associate exam.
The IBM Certified Associate Developer certification validates a candidate's understanding of Web and Java EE development, including designing, implementing, testing, debugging, and deployment. Additionally, candidates have the skills necessary to use all of the following technologies: HTML, JavaServer Faces, Enterprise Beans, Servlets, JavaServer Pages, Java Persistence API , and web services.