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analysing different certifications

roshan
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Joined: Jun 11, 2008
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recently i have decided to take a Sun Certification in JAVA

well i have just analysed between SCJP, SCJD and SCJA, SCWCD etc..

SCJD and SCWCD require that SCJP should be done beforehand


but i didnt understand the difference between SCJP and SCJA.... what are the prospects of taking these certifications.... etc.. kindly help me
Swapnil Sonawane
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Joined: Jan 02, 2008
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Hi Jhonny,

First of all, you should modify your name according to Javaranch naming policy. Here is the link to know more about : http://www.javaranch.com/name.jsp

Now, coming back to your question, if want to know about SCJA and SCJP, first visit the Sun site. http://www.sun.com/training/certification/java/index.xml
Then you can also take a look at SCJA and SCJP FAQ's on this site. SCJA is an entry level certification for student programmers or newbies and SCJP is tougher exam, which requires an in-depth knowledge of Java Syntax. The syllabus of the exam can be obtained at the Sun Microsystem's site, the same link I mentioned above.

Hope this helps

Regards,
Swapnil

[ June 11, 2008: Message edited by: Swapnil Sonawane ]
[ June 11, 2008: Message edited by: Swapnil Sonawane ]

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