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IBM Certified Designer - Forms 8.0

Job Role Description / Target Audience

Note: This certification will be withdrawn on 03/31/2017.   The most current certification is: IBM Certified Solution Developer - Forms Experience Builder 8.5

This Certification targets intermediate designers who design forms with IBM Forms 8.0. These individuals have a breadth of knowledge and skills in using the IBM Forms 8.0 Designer; understand the underlying technologies that work with the Forms product; and have experience with Forms 8.0 design and layout (including working with the presentation layer, data instances, using XFDL, and using XForms). These individuals have skills in using UFV settings and in customizing the Forms Designer interface. 

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

The candidate must possess the recommended prerequisites needed to perform the designer tasks associated with IBM Forms 8.0 in the following areas:

  • Forms design and layout
    • Data instances
    • Presentation layer
    • Using XFDL
    • Using XForms
  • Understanding underlying technologies
  • Working with XForms
    • Accessibility
    • Compressing forms
    • Converting files to XFDL
    • Creating localized forms
    • Customizing the Designer interface
    • Form locking/item locking
    • Upgrading forms
    • Working with attachments
  • Working with UFV


This certification requires 1 test(s).

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Test C9520-403 - IBM Forms 8.0 - Form Design and Development


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