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    The Software AG Certification Program establishes a standard for knowledge and skills necessary to successfully implement and maintain mission-critical IT systems in organizations using Software AG technology. All certifications offered by Software AG attest to a high level of proficiency as a developer of IT applications based on Adabas, ARIS, Natural, and webMethods products.

    Benefits of achieving the webMethods  Certified CAF Developer certification are:

    • Industry recognition of your knowledge and proficiency
    • Validation of your expertise and skills to your employer
    • Ability to apply for future job opportunities
    • Logo and certificate to identify you as a webMethods  Certified CAF Developer.


    This proctored examination is designed for the experienced webMethods CAF developer.


    180 minutes

    Available languages:

    course book: English
    course delivery: Dutch, English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish


    The scope of the test is webMethods CAF. The test assumes a general understanding of Java, Web services and Internet technologies, as well as specialized knowledge of CAF development. 

    The test is designed to test for skills of how to implement webMethods CAF applications in an organization.

    Successful completion of the webMethods 9 Certified CAF Developer certification test requires a solid knowledge in using webMethods CAF, as can be acquired through Software AG training courses and through practical experience. 

    While the suggested resources can assist you in preparing for the test, it is imperative that you have hands-on experience developing and/or maintaining CAF projects since this is a practice-oriented test.

    Software AG Communities: "MWS, CAF and Task Engine" Topic on: 
    Go to "webMethods" > "MWS, CAF and Task Engine".
    This site contains a repository of code samples, articles, tips & tricks and tutorials.

    Product Documentation: 
    Go to "webMethods" > "webMethods Product Suite 9" or "webMethods Product Suite 9 SPx"  > "Documentation by Product" and select the documentation for "Designer" and "My webMethods Server".


    Individuals who successfully complete the webMethods Certified CAF Developer test will have demonstrated knowledge and skills associated with the following subject areas:

    • General CAF Topics: Architecture, Environnent, Setup, Standards, etc.
    • Designer GUI: Perspectives, Views, Editors, etc.
    • Managed Beans
    • Content Providers
    • General Portlet Development: Controls, Scripts, Converters, Validators, Actions, etc.
    • AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML)
    • Security
    • Page Navigation and Navigation Rules
    • Using Cascading Stylesheets (CSS)
    • Web Application Development & Deployment
    • My webMethods Server Page Development
    • My webMethods Server Administration
    • CAF APIs: JSFEL / CAF.Model API
    • Internationalization
    • CAF Events and Notifications

    • North America

      • Latin America

        • APAC