C# Certification Question...

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  1. Toz

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    using System;
    using System.Collections.Generic;
    using System.Linq;
    using System.Text;
    using System.Threading.Tasks;
    
    namespace Question
    {
        class Program
        {
            static void Main(string[] args)
            {
                Console.WriteLine ("I'm self-learning C#, but wondering if I can bypass the classroom...");
                Console.Write ("Do I absolutely have to attend a class to get certified?: ");
                string yourInput = Console.ReadLine();
             
                string response = (yourInput == "Yes") ? "have to take a class and have X amount of class hours to get certified" : "don't need to take a class.  Just take a C# version of an aptitude test and then BAM!  Certified.";
                Console.WriteLine ("You said {0}, so I {1}", yourInput, response);
    
                Console.ReadLine();
            }
        }
    }
    
    Please advise.

    Thanks, BHW!
     
  2. Toz

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    Anyone know if this is a possibility?
     
  3. MatthewGraham

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    What exactly is the question here? Are you trying to write a program?

    Or are you asking us whether you should take a C# class?
     
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    I'm not c# expert , but I'm able to code almost any bot using c# (all Teknife bots coded using c#) , i never attended any offline class ... i learned c# online by myself ... there's a lot of good places to learn c# for free/paid ... if you ask about microsoft certifications like 70-483 exam ... still you could prepare for it 100% by free/paid online resources ....

    hope i got your question right ...
     
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  5. Toz

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    I'm asking about whether or not classroom attendance is a prerequisite to becoming a certified C# Software Developer. If I can learn it online/books/etc, can I simply to sit for an exam, pass it, and then receive my certification, or do I need to have X amount of documented classroom hours?

    That was my question. I just so happened to have placed it inside code for something I just finished learning, and wanted to test myself to see if I remembered how to do it, AND wanted to see if anyone else understood it. :)

    How are you coding bots without having advanced knowledge of C#? I appreciate the response about the 70-483 certification. This is exactly what I am interested in learning about. It seems that there is a 70-484 and a 70-485, as well, though they're geared at creating Windows Store Apps.

    @thetrustedzone Do you have any good resources for learning about programming bots via C#, that you could recommend? Once I complete my current training and also take a look at something @phr0zt mentioned, I'll be more than happy to take a look!

    Thanks guys, for responding!
     
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  6. MatthewGraham

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    I'm asking about whether or not classroom attendance is a prerequisite to becoming a certified C# Software Developer. If I can learn it online/books/etc, can I simply to sit for an exam, pass it, and then receive my certification, or do I need to have X amount of documented classroom hours?

    I have no idea what goes into getting certified as a C# developer, because certifications are cancer. Fuck all of that shit; just learn how to write C#. No one even looks at certs; if you want a cert, just lie and say you have one. The only thing that actually matters is whether you're competent.
     
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  8. thetrustedzone

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    before thinking about coding bots , you need to have intermediate level of C# , you don't need to be advanced coder to be able to code good bots ... -btw by using the idiom "advanced" i meant same level of C# coders working in top IT companies like microsoft ...etc- , you don't need certifications also unless you plan to get employed as a C# developer in IT company ..., coding good bots in C# - or any other programming language - needs two things :

    1. Intermediate programming level (or higher) , 2. good understanding of internet protocols and mainly HTTP protocol .

    for your question regarding C# for bots , i plan to launch course dedicated for this topic , even i asked for opinions before here but without getting replies ..
    thought ppl are not interested ...
     
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  9. Crewchief007

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    This is what you are seeking:

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    http://cppinstitute.org/cc-certification-exams
     
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  10. bartosimpsonio

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    I think OP is looking for C# certification.

    OP - yes you can be self taught and pass the exams. No need for formal classroom classes. Source? I know someone who has a bunch of certifications and was never in a single classroom.
     
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    Gotcha, and thanks for clarifying...

    And, on that note, I am adding to this...

    OP, virtually all IT/IM certifications can be passed VIA self study. Bunker down and go for it!
     
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  12. James_Spader

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    For most programming certifications, I think the only risk is that if you don't know what specific areas the certification test covers, they might be testing something you just may not have done before. If the exam is expensive to take, I'd probably suggest you google around for free sample tests or study materials and see what is covered on the exam, usually that information is not very hard to find. Even the exam description itself may have some kind of outline that shows you what things it is going to test you on. If you have the expertise and have scored well on practice exams, you're probably good to go.

    I have taken certification exams with zero or close to zero preparation (technology related but not programming specifically) and passed them before, but those were generally easier certifications. There were others that required study no matter how much experience you had before, because the test was designed around a specific set of knowledge and not necessarily real world skills.

    There may be some certifications that do require classroom time for some topics, but I would not expect that for a programming certification, and in the cases that do require classroom time, they will say that pretty clearly somewhere in the certification or exam descriptions.
     
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