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About SCJP Retirement

rajneesh saroj
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Joined: May 30, 2008
Posts: 37
Hi Ranchers,
I am in confusion,please tell me that what will happen to those who have already cleared SCJP5 or6.If SCJP will retire then will there be any value of these SCJP5 or 6 Certification.?
Sebastian Janisch
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Joined: Feb 23, 2009
Posts: 1183
I don't know why after a retirement the certification should lose in value. I mean only because SCJP 6 was introduced didn't mean that SCJP 5 was useless.

It still shows you have shown initiative and effort to get the certificate. On top of that it still shows that you have a thorough understanding of the Java Programming Language

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Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42959
There's already a lengthy discussion on this subject at Closing this one.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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