TYPO3 CMS Certified Developer, 3rd edition (English)
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TYPO3 CMS Certified Developer, 3rd edition (English)

Exam study guide for the official TCCD certification of the TYPO3 Association

About the Book

The TYPO3 CMS Certified Developer (TCCD) exam is part of the TYPO3 Association's official certification program. By passing the challenging exam, candidates prove they have the knowledge and skills to develop solutions for the open-source enterprise content management system TYPO3.

The TCCD certification covers topics such as programming basics, coding standards, Git and Composer, general TYPO3 knowledge, the TYPO3 Core architecture and APIs, extension software architecture, domain-driven design (DDD) concepts, database abstraction, caching and performance, the Extbase framework, Middlewares, logging and debugging, TYPO3 DataHandler, Fluid and ViewHelpers, security and privacy, and more.

This study guide contains example questions for all topics and reflects the style and structure of the real exam. The revised and updated 3rd edition of the TYPO3 CMS Certified Developer book contains more than 180 example questions, possible answers and detailed explanations of which answers are correct and why. The chapters align with the official syllabus to ensure readers can prepare for the certification in the best possible fashion.

This comprehensive study guide is designed to help you prepare for the test and master the exam. While it does not guarantee a pass, it significantly increases your chances. With this guide, you can confidently work towards becoming a certified TYPO3 developer and take your professional career to new heights.

Michael Schams​​ is a member of the TYPO3 Education Committee and has also successfully published the TYPO3 Extbase book and the TYPO3 CMS Certified Integrator study guide (to prepare for the TCCI exam).

About the Author

Michael Schams
Michael Schams

Michael Schams is a well-known, long-term member of the TYPO3 community with many years of professional experience. He holds a master's degree in computer sciences, is an international advocate of open-source software, and a regular writer for technical journals and online media.

Currently based in Melbourne (Australia), Michael consults with clients across the globe to achieve best outcomes in the digital space. He is also a member of the TYPO3 Education Committee and an AWS certified Cloud Practitioner and an AWS certified Solutions Architect.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    • Acknowledgement
    • Value of Copyrighted Material
    • Feedback
  • Introduction
    • Five Good Reasons Why Certifications Matter
    • About TYPO3 Certifications
    • Certification Process
  • Syllabus
  • 1 Programming Basics
    • 1.1 PHP Basics
    • 1.2 Coding Standards
    • 1.3 Semantic Versioning
  • 2 Version Control and Package Management
    • 2.1 Git Basics
    • 2.2 Composer Basics
  • 3 General TYPO3 Knowledge
    • 3.1 Terminology
    • 3.2 Extension Scanner
  • 4 TYPO3 Core Architecture and APIs
    • 4.1 General Concepts
    • 4.2 TYPO3 Core APIs
  • 5 General Extension Architecture
    • 5.1 Basic Concepts
    • 5.2 Database Abstraction
    • 5.3 Caching and Performance
  • 6 Building TYPO3 Extensions
    • 6.1 Extbase
    • 6.2 Hooks, Events, XCLASSes
    • 6.3 Middlewares
    • 6.4 Logging Framework
    • 6.5 Debugging and Error Handling
    • 6.6 FlexForms
  • 7 Templating and Other Outputs
    • 7.1 Fluid
    • 7.2 ViewHelper Development
  • 8 Security
    • 8.1 Security and Privacy
  • Appendix
    • Copyright and Disclaimer
    • Changelog
  • Notes

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