Eran Galperin has taken and passed Zend's newer certification offering, the Zend Framework Certified Engineer exam. In this new post he talks some about the experience and his impressions of the test itself.
Today I took and passed the Zend Framework certification exam. A possible project involving Zend might be materializing in the near future, and this was a requirement from one of my contractors (OpenIT). Being that they offered to sponsor the cost, I had no reason not take it.
He talks about the test and the testing procedure - one and a half hours long with seventy-five questions in all. Most were multiple choice but some asked for the resulting output from some code. Lots of topics are covered including specific modules and general MVC architecture. He points out a slightly discouraging fact - that the number of "trick" questions seemed a bit high.
I do have some more respect for people holding the certification now (regarding knowledge and experience), though I'm not sure what regard does it hold in the industry.