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Completed OCMJD , what next?

Colin Duggan
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Joined: Feb 23, 2008
Posts: 41
I completed OCMJD back in July and my life just hasnt been the same not havin a certification to focus on

What follow on exams are people doing?
Roel De Nijs

Joined: Jul 19, 2004
Posts: 8372

I'm (very slowly) preparing for SCWCD

SCJA, SCJP (1.4 | 5.0 | 6.0), SCJD
Dennis Grimbergen
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Joined: Nov 04, 2009
Posts: 159

I'm (very slowly) preparing for Java Persistence API Developer.
JPA 2.0 exam @ Oracle

After my SCJP I took the SCWCD exam. It's not very difficult Use the famous Head first book and code some things to practice and you will pass.
The disadvantage of SCWCD is that jsp's and Servlets are not the hot stuff anymore. On the other hand, jsp's and servlets may be assumed to be default knowledge for a developer nowadays. I would like to see SCWCD replaced by (the still non-existing) JavaServerFaces exam. If I remember correctly Oracle had some kind of beta exam for JavaServerFaces . Maybe not many people were enthousiastic.

The architect exam may be a nice challenge

Andre Roodt

Joined: Dec 16, 2003
Posts: 26
Once i'm done with mine i'd like to upgrade my SCJP to the new Java 7 exam. It covers some interesting topics(compared to the Java 6 exam). Then i'll set my sights on the new JEE 6 exams.
Anayonkar Shivalkar

Joined: Dec 08, 2010
Posts: 1545

I'm preparing for EJB Developer exam, and planning to give JPA Developer exam in second half of 2012.

Anayonkar Shivalkar (SCJP, SCWCD, OCMJD, OCEEJBD)
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