By Sheryl Domingue-Oracle on Feb 08, 2016
We are sharing the most asked questions and answers about Java SE 8 certification.
Q: I’ve been a Java Developer for years. Why should I get Java Certified?
a perfect candidate to get Java certified. Your experience together
with certification is a valuable combination. You’re demonstrating
commitment and motivation to keeping your skills current which leads to
more opportunities in your professional career. You’re recognized and
verify to management that you're effectively validating your skills.
Find out how to become Java SE certified.
Q: How different are the Java SE 8 certifications compared to the Java SE 7 certifications?
Java SE 8 contains several long-awaited new features such as 'Lambda expressions' and 'Date and Time API'. Since Java Language Specification has been updated for these new features, the experienced Java developers also need to learn the new style of coding. Learn more about Java SE 8 new features and enhancements. Oracle University supports the Java Developer’s further success by this Certification Program that will prove the skill of Java SE 8.
Q: For the Java SE 8 Certifications, why is Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) now a prerequisite for Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)?
Skills learned while preparing for an Oracle Certified Associate are critical fundamental skills, providing a strong foundation. The Oracle Certified Associate is a prerequisite certification for those pursuing a more advanced level, Oracle Certified Professional. This level measures a deeper more specific possession of skill, proving enhanced abilities and knowledge in the industry.
Q: Do I need to buy training classes from Oracle University in order to earn my Java certification?
Training is not requirement for the Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Certified Professional or Oracle Certified Expert level of Java certifications. The Oracle Certified Master level certification Java SE 6 Developer and Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect certifications require training. Master certifications are the most advanced credentials and training is required to prepare candidates for the hands on nature of the exam and to ensure candidates have an in-depth expertise of the technology area.
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