Passed the mcq part of the Platform Dev 2 yesterday. Now need to complete the trailheads. I am technical consultant. Just felt like sharing. Took me well over 3 months to prep and 2 failed attempts.

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In the retrospect it would have been easier I think. But no there is no restrictions on the order you take it.

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If I’m understanding this thread correctly, then you can take the exam before completing the trailhead badges? The way it’s described on trailhead makes me think they are prerequisites.

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Totally not prerequisites. Although as I go through the badges now I come to realize that it would have made my life easier and preparation would have been quicker.

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Huh, good to know. I am going through the aura specialist now and have a few more after that. Think I’ll just run through anyway because the hands on learning has been invaluable.

Congrats OP!!! thought that you had to do the 4 Superbadge trailheads before even attempting the PDII mcq part.

Thank you for the info! I want to get the exam part out of the way so I can pace myself on the trailheads afterwards for further understanding.

Yeah I wish I did it earlier. They raised passing score in WI 20 release. Used to be 63% now it's 70%.

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