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Architect Domain Credential Overview

The Architect Journey is comprised of three tiers of certification designed to recognize and promote your skills and specializations. Salesforce Certified Architecture Designers are recognized for their knowledge and expertise on particular domains. Salesforce Certified Domain Architects are recognized for their broad and deep architecture expertise across a number of domains. Salesforce Certified Technical Architects demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and capabilities to build and design high-performance technical solutions on the Force.com platform across all domains.

Credential Overview

The Salesforce Certified Mobile Solutions Architecture Designer credential is designed for those who assess the architecture environment and requirements and design and implement sound and scalable mobile solutions on the Force.com platform that meet those requirements. Candidates should have experience communicating solutions and design trade-offs to businesses and IT stakeholders.

Here are some examples of the concepts you should understand to pass the exam:

  • Describing the differences between Salesforce1, Native, HTML5 and Hybrid mobile architectures
  • Defining how a customer can choose between Salesforce1 solution and a Customer Mobile Solution
  • Understanding the Salesforce1 app and its configuration/customization options
  • Describing how mobile solution capabilities can be enhanced via connected devices (e.g., Wearables, iBeacons)

Architect Domain Study Materials

If you are ready to get started on your Salesforce Architect Journey, there’s no better way to prepare than with our free self-directed resource guides. Curated under the guidance and expertise of our Certified Technical Architect community, each guide provides you a compilation of training content that includes reference materials, videos, technical documentation, and specific case scenarios that enable you to practice. And because the guides are delivered as an eBook, you can consume them on your own time, on your desktop or other preferred device.

About the Exam

All proctored Salesforce certification exams can be scheduled as an onsite or online exam. Learn more about scheduling an exam.

Quick facts about the exam:

  • 60 multiple-choice/multiple-select questions* (2-5 unscored questions may be added)
  • 120 minutes allotted to complete the exam (time allows for unscored questions)
  • 68% is the passing score
  • Registration fee is USD 400, plus applicable taxes as required per local law
  • Retake fee is USD 200, plus applicable taxes as required per local law
  • No hard-copy or online materials may be referenced during the exam
  • No prerequisites; however, we recommend the training and materials available through the free eBook resource guide for this domain specialty
  • A full exam outline can be found in the exam guide

*Please note that on occasion, Salesforce may place a small number of unscored questions on an exam in order to gather data on question performance. These unscored exam questions are in addition to the 60 scored questions on your exam, and have no impact whatsoever on your final exam results. Exam time has been evaluated to accommodate the inclusion of unscored questions. Your exam results will be based on the 60 scored questions.

Sample Questions

These sample questions are representative of what you can expect to see on the Salesforce Certified Mobile Solutions Architecture Designer exam and are designed to help you become familiar with the testing format.

More sample questions are available in our Exam Guide.

Universal Containers (UC) is promoting the use of Salesforce1 to all its employees and has recently enabled the desktop Lightning Experience for all its employees. The IT department is keen to use identical code / logic for both desktop and mobile custom Salesforce development.

Which two re-use strategies should the Architect recommend?

Choose two answers

  1. Server-side actions
  2. Lightning Components
  3. Non-responsive Visualforce
  4. Responsive Visualforce

The Answer is A,B.

Universal Containers is developing an enterprise mobile app and is concerned about sensitive customer information being captured in a screenshot after the application has moved to the background on iOS devices.

What is the recommended approach to mitigate this concern?

Choose one answer

  1. Override the applicationWillResignActive method to provide an obscured or blank view when the app is sent to the background.
  2. Develop a user control that allows the user to blur the screen before the app is sent to the background.
  3. Configure iOS to prevent screenshots from automatically being taken as the app is sent to the background.
  4. Use the Salesforce Mobile SDK for iOS, which obscures sensitive information by default when the app is sent to the background.

The Answer is D.