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why SCJP 5??

vikrant singh
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Joined: Mar 21, 2007
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please tell me that weather i should give scjp 1.5 or 1.4??? as i have good knowledge of 1.4 but i am not able to decide which one i should give for my future benefit....
Bert Bates
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Hi Vikrant,

I'd vote for the 5.0 exam:

1 - It is, for most practical purposes, a superset of what's on the 1.4 - in other words there's nothing critical on the 1.4 that isn't on the 5.0.

2 - It certifies the most current, important features of J2SE (like generics).

3 - It's broader, it proves a greater range of knowledge.

hth,

Bert


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