Aiming for the Cloud Foundry Certified Developer (CFCD) certification? Here are some tips.

I recently cleared the Cloud Foundry Certified Developer (CFCD) certification and thought that I would share some tips for the benefit of others. CFCD is a professional cloud native developer certification. It’s an excellent way for the developers to demonstrate their Cloud skills in general and Cloud Foundry expertise in specific. CFCD is a remotely proctored performance based online exam, where you would be required to only use CF CLI for solving problems in an Ubuntu VM, apart from answering some MCQs (15 questions each). Total time allocated for completing the examination is 3 hours.

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So, less educated drivers cause more road accidents? Think again.

Let’s accept it. Most of the educated lot has this popular perception that maximum accidents are caused by drivers who are illiterate or received very less education. We think that, in general, educated people are likely to drive more cautiously, be more aware of traffic rules and would abide by them and would obviously exercise more civic sense. Sometimes this is attributed to factors dependent on education. Therefore, higher the educational qualification of a driver, lower the chance of him getting involved in a road accident. If you nodded in agreement, think again. The data on road accidents in India speaks otherwise.

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Dealing with Languages

Our friends and colleagues from other places often ask us, “How do you Indians manage back there amidst a myriad of languages?” I have always found this difficult to answer, for I was mostly able to manage my Hindi with some hints of English. You would agree perhaps that whether we have hundreds of languages around us or three, there is always one language that’s close to our heart. Most of the times this language happens to be our mother tongue, the language in which we think. Born in a Bengali family I spent my growing up years in a Hindi dominant state, Madhya Pradesh (the central state of India), so my Hindi is better than my Bengali, which would perhaps add to the bewilderment of our already puzzled colleagues.

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