NEW CERTIFICATION: Oracle Certified Expert (OCE) - Java EE 6 Web Component Developer
By Harold Green on Dec 13, 2011
Oracle Certification announces the release of the new "Oracle Certified Expert (OCE): Java EE 6 Web Component Developer" certification. This certification is for experienced developers of Java technology applications with the knowledge and skills to quickly build web applications suited to any Java EE 6 application server using JSP and servlet technologies.
Earning this new OCE certification requires passing a single exam - 1Z0-899 / "Java EE 6 Web Component Developer Certified Expert", as well as holding an existing Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) - Java SE 5 or SE 6 Programmer or Sun Certified Java Programmer (any edition).
Exam appointments are available now to take the "Java EE 6 Web Component Developer Certified Expert" exam at Pearson VUE testing centers worldwide. Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for exam 1Z0-899.
Full preparation details are available on the Oracle Certification website, including all exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments and pricing.
[UPDATE December 13, 2011, 10:25 AM]
Please note that this exam and certification directly replace exam 1Z0-894 "Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 6 JavaServer Pages and Servlet Developer Certified Expert Exam" and the "Oracle Certified Expert, Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 6 JavaServer Pages and Servlet Developer" certification, which will retire on December 31, 2011. There is no change between exam 1Z0-894 and exam 1Z0-899, but rather is simply a update to the titles. Exam topics, recommended training, and exam items remain the same at this time.
If you have registered for exam 1Z0-894 for an appointment date after December 31, 2011, you will receive an email from Oracle Certification Support by December 31 with further information and instructions. If you have already taken exam 1Z0-894, you will receive an email from Oracle Certification Support in January with more information. If you plan to register for exam 1Z0-894 after December 31, 2011, simply register for exam 1Z0-899 - you will not need to change your preparation plan.