The CPA – C++ Certified Associate Programmer Certifications a professional certificate accepted globally. The certification is provided by the C++ Institute, a global non-profit project run by the Open Education and Development Group (OpenEDG).
It is an entry-level certification for C++ programmers.
The certification assess coding skills of C++ programmers by measuring their coding skills related to basic tasks in C++ programming language, usage of class hierarchy and exceptions
C++ Certified Associate Programmer (CPA) is a professional certificate that measures your ability to accomplish coding tasks related to the basics of programming in the C++ language and the fundamental notions and techniques used in object-oriented programming.
A test candidate should demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the following concepts:
♦ the universal concepts of computer programming;
♦ the syntax and semantics of the C++ language as well as basic data types offered by the language;
♦ the principles of the object-oriented model and its implementation in the C++ language;
♦ the means useful in resolving typical implementation problems with the help of standard C++ language libraries.
Who should take the exam?
The C++ Certified Associate Programmer Certification (CPA) should be taken by C++ programmers, entry level software developers, analysts, students and enthusiasts to certify their coding skills in C++ programming language.
The important topics covered in this exam are:
•Flow control and more data types
•Accessing data and dealing with exceptions
•Fundamentals of the object-oriented approach
•More on classes
•Exceptions – dealing with expected and unexpected problems