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4 Reasons Java EE 7 Application Developer is Important

Eva Chase
Global, Sr. Marketing Manager

1. Streamlined Certification Path

Oracle Certification streamlined this certification path, removing prerequisites that may have been a barrier to pursuing this certification in the past.

The good news for developers is that you are no longer required to earn two certifications - Oracle Certified Associate and Professional - in order to gain this credential.

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Java EE 7 Application Developer | 1Z0-900

Oracle Certified Professional, Java EE 7 Application Developer 

2. Better Job Role Alignment

Additionally, the certification better aligns with the job role and gives you a faster path to Oracle Certification and all its benefits.

Adding this certification to your resume and list of accomplishments positions you for having the skills in demand for web and mobile based application development.

3. Updated Skills

As the 5 Java EE 6 certifications are set to retire March 31, 2019, refresh your skills and knowledge with this updated exam and certification.

This single exam covers skills such as creating web-based user interfaces using JavaScript along with JSPs, JSFs, servlets and handling business logic 

4. Your Paycheck

According to Indeed.com the average median salary for Java Developers is $102,714 USD annually!

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  1. Purchase your exam voucher
  2. Review exam details and create a study plan for any knowledge gaps
  3. Recommended course for exam preparation:  Developing Applications for the Java EE 7 Platform
  4. Build a better career.

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Comments ( 14 )
  • Jhay Cruz Wednesday, July 4, 2018
    Excited!
  • Koh Thursday, August 16, 2018
    With Java EE moving to Jakarta EE what will happen to all the Java EE related certifications offered by Oracle?
  • Brandye Barrington Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Hi Koh,
    I don't have the answer to that question, but I'll see if I can get some insight.

    Regards,
    Brandye Barrington
  • Robson Mamede Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    Do you recommend some book for this exam?
    I know Danny Coward's Java EE 7 - The Big Picture, Oracle Press.
    What do you think?
  • Brandye Barrington Tuesday, October 9, 2018
    Robson,
    Your best bet for getting book/prep recommendations apart from the OU training course we've provided, may be to visit Java Ranch and post your question.

    Regards,
    Brandye Barrington
  • Brandye Barrington Tuesday, October 9, 2018
    Koh,
    Oracle will continue to evaluate the needs for skill recognition of enterprise developers. For the immediate future, the EE 7 Application Developer exam represents skill in this particular technology.

    Regards,
    Brandye Barrington
  • rutvik mokashi Monday, October 22, 2018
    Hello, are there any sample questions for this exam?
  • Brandye Barrington Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    Rutvik,
    Unfortunately, there are no sample questions for this exam yet. There is also not an Kaplan IT Training practice exam yet (tho I believe one is being created).

    We do have an Exam Prep Seminar for this exam. You can purchase it online at this link below, or you can contact our Oracle University support team who can help you purchase.

    http://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=609&get_params=dc:D104459,clang:EN

    https://education.oracle.com/OUcontactUs

    Good luck!
    Brandye Barrington
  • Adri Wednesday, May 22, 2019
    Hi,
    I'd like to do this exam but I don't find books about it. It is a very strange thing. Books related to Java OCA and OCP exams are already available, but no books about it.
    I obtained 1Z0-808 and 1Z0-809 certifications thanks to books published by Oracle Press, Apress and Sybex.
    Please, can you tell me an exam guide related to this exam?

    Thanks a lot!
  • Satrya Fajri Pratama Tuesday, June 25, 2019
    Will Oracle ever introduce Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 7 Architect certification? I noticed that the learning path for Java EE 7 Architect / DevOps Engineer (https://education.oracle.com/learning-paths/lPathCol_SADJ_col_4) are available in Oracle University.
  • Brandye Williams Barrington Thursday, July 11, 2019
    Unfortunately, I don't have any information at this time on an EE 7 Enterprise Architect Master certification. I'll do some digging and try to find something out.

    Thanks!
    Brandye Barrington
  • Brandye Barrington Thursday, July 11, 2019
    Hi Adri,
    I recommend that you contact your peers in the Oracle Certification Community https://community.oracle.com/community/groundbreakers/certification for book recommendations.

    Sorry for the delay in replying.

    Regards,
    Brandye Barrington
  • Brandye Barrington Friday, July 12, 2019
    Satrya,
    I checked further on EE 7 Enterprise Architect and this is the response I received.

    We don’t currently have plans for such a certification, but we are currently exploring ways to recognize today’s more vast array of advanced developer skills.

    Regards,
    Brandye Barrington
  • Satrya Fajri Pratama Thursday, July 18, 2019
    Thank you very much for the clarification, Brandye.

    Looking forward to hear from Oracle regarding these recognition and certifications.
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