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Which one to take SCJP1.4 or SCJP 1.5

Dipti Mishra

Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 22

I am confused about which which Certification will be a better choice to give? Is it SCJP 1.4 or SCJP 1.5.

Please guide me through this delimma

Arul Prasad
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Joined: Jan 20, 2005
Posts: 57

Is well to to take sjcp 1.5 itelf since it was a latest version for the java5 Tiger so if u choose this let u to be strong in java5

all the best

With Regards<br />Arul
Hong Anderson
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Joined: Jul 05, 2005
Posts: 1936
I think you should take the state-of-art SCJP 5.0, J2SE 1.4 is quite old.

SCJA 1.0, SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 1.3, SCJP 5.0, SCEA 5, SCBCD 5; OCUP - Fundamental, Intermediate and Advanced; IBM Certified Solution Designer - OOAD, vUML 2; SpringSource Certified Spring Professional
Ben Harrison

Joined: Jan 26, 2006
Posts: 27
I'm planning to take SCJP 5 since it's the newest, why show your certified in something that is expired/expiring/replaced? Especially in technology where everything moves forward at such a fast pace...might as well try to keep as close to the curve as possible. Unless you already know you can go in and ace the 1.4 exam. Then you might as well take it, and then do the 5 exam.
B Chen
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Joined: Dec 27, 2005
Posts: 89
If you are planning on doing a specialty certification immediately after SCJP, then doing 1.4 would be the quickest way to reach your goal. The 5.0 certification would definitely last longer, but your SCJP certification won't matter as much once you get a specialty certification.
[ February 01, 2006: Message edited by: B Chen ]

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