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Suggested FAQ For This Forum

Kaydell Leavitt
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Since neither the SCJA nor the SCJP certificates have any prerequiste certificates, it's a commonly asked question whether to start with the SCJA or the SCJP.

I believe that this question is asked frequently enough that it should be in the FAQ both for this SCJP forum and the SCJA forum.

Barry Gaunt
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In my experience in moderating this forum, it is not a frequently asked question. The requisites for SCJP are clearly do not mention SCJA as a requisite. If I recall correctly, a search way back in this forum will also show that a Sun representive wrote that SCJA is meant for a non-developer audience, and is meant for managerial/sales/call-centre/first-level support personnel.

Let's keep this SCJP forum for SCJP issues. Please.
[ May 24, 2007: Message edited by: Barry Gaunt ]

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