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SJCP 1.4

William var
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Joined: Nov 22, 2004
Posts: 64
Hi there
I am thinking of doing this ceritfication from a career/job point of view
how mcuh time do i have for preparing for SJCP1.4 ???
Nicholas Cheung
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Joined: Nov 07, 2003
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It depends on how much Java knowledge you previously have. Usually, taking 1 to 2 months with 4 hours each day would be enough.


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Barry Gaunt
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Joined: Aug 03, 2002
Posts: 7729
Look at it this way:

Experienced Java programmers have failed SCJP after studying for one week.
Guys who have never programmed have passed SCJP with 95% or more after studying for 6 months or more.

There are othr combinations of course.

Where do you fit in?

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