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Kalmen Ahmad

Joined: Jun 28, 2006
Posts: 3
Hi All,

I'm starting the study of SCJP, but I was told that SCJA is the entry exam...

I don't really understand the importance of SCJA...can anyone explain? And what do you Study?
marc weber

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

Welcome to JavaRanch!

Sun does call SCJA an "entry certification," but it is not "the" entry point. In particular, the SCJA exam is not required for the SCJP exam, which has no exam prerequisites. As for choosing one over the other, you might be interested in this thread.

Also see Sun's Java Certification page for more details.
[ June 29, 2006: Message edited by: marc weber ]

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