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re :Does java needs C and C++ knowledge?

raj yagnik

Joined: Feb 14, 2001
Posts: 15
Dear All,
I am little bit confused,that's why i am asking u this question.I am very much cleared with OOPs concept.Do i need some knowledge related to C and C++.
Jane Griscti
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Joined: Aug 30, 2000
Posts: 3141
Hi Raj,
No, you don't need to know C or C++ .. actually some people think prior knowledge of C can be a hinderance; some of the SCJP questions are directly geared at tripping up C/C++ programmers
OOP's knowledge definitly helps.
I'm going to move this over to the Certification Study forum as it is not related to Mock Exam errata.
Jane Griscti
Sun Certified Programmer for the Java� 2 Platform

Jane Griscti
SCJP, Co-author Mike Meyers' Java 2 Certification Passport
Udayan Naik
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Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 135
Well Raj,it's not a requirement,but if you have prior knowledge of these languages,you wont have to start right from learning the basic syntax of Java(eg. semi-colon after every statement,basic data types and declarations etc.).
But OOP knowledge will definitely help you in writing EFFICIENT Java code.
Udayan Naik
Sun Certified Java 2 Programmer

Udayan Naik<BR>Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform
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