FAQ

Courses

  • Which course should I take to train to use GeneXus?

    The GeneXus Analyst Course completely qualifies you to use GeneXus. It is offered in three different modes:  
    • Classroom course
    • Distance course
    Its objective is to train developers to achieve the required change in mindset and to offer the necessary knowledge for the design, development, and prototyping of applications in GeneXus.

    This course is aimed at people involved in application development using GeneXus.
     
  • Which course should I take to quickly learn from scratch?

    The first GeneXus course for people who have never used this tool is the Basic GeneXus Course.

    The objective of this course is to train people in the basics of GeneXus through the understanding of its fundamental concepts, teaching the minimum necessary so that someone who does not know anything about GeneXus can start to work as soon as possible.
    Pre-requisites: knowledge of databases and programming.

    This course has no cost and it can be found here.
  • Which course should I take to become up to date with a new GeneXus version?

    The GeneXus Update course.
  • Who teaches GeneXus courses in my country?

    Here you can filter by country and see what Training Centers are available there.
  • Do you offer distance-learning GeneXus courses?

    Every course taught by GeneXus is offered as a distance course, which allows any person, from Uruguay or elsewhere, to learn to use this tool.
  • What’s the date of the next course? (Course calendar)

    You can take a look at our Course and Exam Calendar.
  • How can I enroll in a course?

    To enroll you must email training@genexus.com with all the information corresponding to the course and to the person or people that want to enroll.
  • When is the deadline to enroll in a course?

    We have a limited capacity, so although we do not have a deadline to enroll, we recommend that as soon as you decide the date to start the course you enroll and reserve your spot, as we do not guarantee that you will be able to enroll last-minute.
  • What are the prices for the courses?

    For more information email training@genexus.com and you will be provided with information shortly.
  • Are there any discounts for the courses?

    If many people from the same company enroll in the same course the following discounts apply:
    between 3 and 5 people 10% discount
    between 6 and 10 people 15% discount
    more than 10 people 20% discount
    There’s also a student discount of 20%.  
  • What are the available payment methods for courses and exams?

    Cash
    Bank deposit
    Up to 6 payments with credit or debit card.
  • Are there any evening courses?

    No, we do not offer any evening courses.
     

Certifications

  • Which exam, with its corresponding certificate, can I take in the distance-learning mode?

    In distance learning mode you can only take the GeneXus Junior Analyst exam; the rest can only be taken in the classroom learning mode. 
  • At what times can I take the distance exam for GeneXus Junior Analyst?

    Within the allowed dates for said exam, which you can check on our calendar here, you choose the time of the exam. We recommend that you take it during office hours in Uruguay (from 8 AM to 5 PM Uruguay time) so that if there are any problems we can solve them as soon as possible.
  • Where can I read all the information about Certificates?

    In this page in the GeneXus training website you can find the list of all the certificates and their corresponding exams, with the information and steps to follow for each of them.
  • Prices and discounts for exams

    Email training@genexus.com for more information.
     

GeneXus course

  • Do I have any student discount?

    Yes, bringing with you proof of your enrollment in school gives you a 20% discount (this applies to courses taken in GeneXus Uruguay).
  • What does Live Courses mean?

    They are courses taught through an online platform, on stipulated dates and times but from the physical location that the person wishes to take the course.
  • If I fail the exam corresponding to my GeneXus Course, can I take it again? Do I have to pay or can I re-take it for free?

    If you fail the exam corresponding to your course, you can re-take it.
    If you re-take it before three months have passed since you failed it, you get a 50% discount on the price of the exam (GeneXus Analyst)
  • Do I need any courses or pre-requisites to enroll in the GeneXus Course?

    Ideally, you should have basic knowledge of programming. If you don’t, the course website offers some material to download and read before starting the course.

About GeneXus Trial

  • Is it necessary to have SQL Server installed for executing GeneXus 16?

    Yes, it is . GeneXus needs SQL Server to create the database associated with the objects of the knowledge base (KB), which is independent from the database of the application’s own data. 
    It is possible to use SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014 or higher  (Express, Standard or any other edition).

    Possible links for download:

    SQL Server 2012 Express
    https://www.microsoft.com/es-es/download/details.aspx?id=29062

    SQL Server 2014 Express
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=42299
  • What are the hardware and software requirements for executing GeneXus 16?

    Hardware
    • Processor: 1 GHz minimum (multi core recommended)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM minimum ((8 GB recommended; 16GB recommended to generate Android applications)
    • Hard disc:  1.2 GB free disk space as minimum for installation. Additional space or a shared disk unit is necessary to generate the application (create the knowledge base and generate the code).
    Software
    • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 or higher, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or higher.
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014 or higher (Express, Standard or any other edition).
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer. Minimum version: 6.0 SP1. Recommended version: 8.0 or higher.
     
  • Error upon installing SQL Server due to non-compatible language

    The PC language and the languare of the SQL Server are not compatible. If the PC language is Spanish (Uruguay), change it to Spanish (Spain) or English (U.S.), depending on the SQL version downloaded. 
  • Error upon installing GeneXus: dll missing

    Installing GeneXus requires the vc++ redistributable package 2015 x86
    If it’s not found, the installation fails. 
  • Error installing GeneXus: the following message is displayed:



    The error may occur because the username is too long or because it includes spaces.
    This can be seen in the folder C:\Windows\Users.
    Another possible cause for this error is that the installer wasn't run with Administrator permissions (right-click on the installation file and choose Run As Administrator).