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Google Qualified Developer

This hybrid Certification is Offered By:
Google Inc.
Mountain View, CA USA
Phone: 650-253-0000
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Skill Level: Foundation                          Status: Discontinued

Low Cost: Not available               

For individuals or businesses who want to distinguish themselves or their companies as Google Qualified in one or more developer areas pertaining to Google and Open Source APIs. There were 6 qualification areas to choose from: JavaScript Maps API, KML, Geo 3D, Gadget Ads, Gadgets, and AJAX Search API. However, this program seems to have been suspended as of January 2012.

Initial Requirements:
This certification is no longer available. When it was, the requirements were:
You must pass an exam for your desired qualification area. The free exam consists of 50 questions for a total possible score of 2000. You must then provide examples of your development work, evidence of community participation, and references from clients - these 3 areas have a total possible score of 1000 each. You must achieve a total minimum score of 3000 in order to become certified.

Continuing Requirements:
Exams will expire whenever they are replaced by an exam update. You must continuously maintain all requirements to retain your Google Qualified Developer status.

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