Certification is created for specialists, which want to confirm their experience and knowledge. They are provided by well known companies. Also, certificate can be received by completing the learning course.
Dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity
Ruby Association Certificates
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The Ruby Association is non-profit organization, created to support Ruby community. The goal of organization is to strengthen the relations between ruby-related communities, organizations, developers and companies. The head of organization is Yukihiro Matsumoto, also known as Matz, the creator of Ruby language.
The organization provides two levels of certification - Silver and Gold.
RA Silver Certificate
Silver certificate will be provided after a basic skills test, such as grammar, classes, objects, background and standard libraries of Ruby.
RA Gold Certificate
Gold certification will fit for more skilled developer, who is common with syntax, embedded libraries, operating environments, etc.
Both tests have 50 questions, last for 90 minutes and passing score is 75%. Examination fee is 150$. After the success test passing, student will receive both printed and digital versions of certificate. Prepatory materials are also available for both levels.
Example of Ruby Association Silver certificate
Brainbench is a testing and certification center, established in 1998. This independent certification center tests skills in IT, Finance, Health Care, etc. Delivered over 30 000 000 test to 11 000 000 users.
Organization provides one free test for Ruby.
Example of Brainbench UX Concepts certificate
Created for skilled programmers, this test includes such topics as Anonymous Functions, Classes and Modules, Code Development, Collections, Concurrency and Networking, Debugging and Profiling, Files and Directories, Flow of Control, Numbers, Objects and Methods, Regular Expressions, and Strings.
Mail.ru is one of the biggest IT corporation is ex-USSR. It provides a lot of free skill test, for Ruby too.
This small 35 minutes test will fit for a junior level developer. It will take only 35 minutes and student will have 3 attempts.
Despite all advantages of received certificate, don’t forget that real projects experience is also very important and vary by employer.
Certification is a great opportunity to test your skills. But it shouldn't be the main target for a coder. Constant self-development and learning is very important too.
Certification is created for specialists, which want to confirm their experience and knowledge. They are provided by well known companies. Also, certificate can be received by completing the learning course. Please, share your opion about the certifications.