Altova Inc., Beverly, Mass., has created an open beta for its Altova XMLSpy certification exam. The exam tests
an individual's knowledge of XML-related specifications as well as proficiency with the company's XMLSpy development environment.
The exam is available in beta form to the public, and will be delivered in a proctored environment through Prometric's United States and Canadian testing facilities. Beta testers will save approximately 50% off the regular exam fee and will be eligible to receive full certification, making them Altova Certified XMLSPY Engineers (ACXE). Certified engineers will be given rights to use the ACXE logo for business cards, Web sites and resumes.