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Archive for category Java Certification

consistency is a lovely thing

December 30th, 2018 by Jeanne Boyarsky

Since Oracle certifications are tied to version numbers, they periodically announce the retirements of old exams. This is reasonable. They even publish a page of retiring exams and include this fact on the all exams list. However, this is incomplete and currently inconsistent. The retiring exam page currently lists the Java 7 certs, but not the […]

when will the java 9 (or 18.9) OCA/OCP cert be available

October 15th, 2017 by Jeanne Boyarsky

At CodeRanch, we frequently encounter the question, “should I take the OCA/OCP 8 certification exam or wait for the Java 9 cert to come out. My answer is to take the Java 8 cert. It could be a long wait for Java “9” certs. Two months ago, I posted a comment that I’d be shocked if […]

our oca book as an amazon prime lightning sale

July 11th, 2017 by Jeanne Boyarsky

Today was Amazon Prime Day. among other things, they have lightning sales. Our OCA 8 book was one of them. Up to 100 people could buy a discounted copy of the book. Six people did when I checked shortly before the sale ended. I’m impressed that anyone knew about it. That or 6 people normally […]