This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Can someone enlighten us by giving some more details about this new exam(SCJA-beta exam number 311-019)? 1. What is the real purpose behind this new exam? 2. In what way it is different from SCJP 1.4/1.5 ? 3. Is this going to be a pre-requisite to take SCJP 1.4/1.5 in future? And any other details.