Meaningless Drivel is fun!*
The moose likes Architect Certification (SCEA/OCMJEA) and the fly likes OCMJEA - 5 or 6? Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons this week in the Android forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Certification » Architect Certification (SCEA/OCMJEA)
Bookmark "OCMJEA - 5 or 6?" Watch "OCMJEA - 5 or 6?" New topic

OCMJEA - 5 or 6?

Alex Pol
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 29, 2006
Posts: 33
I see on the Oracle website that currently they offer certification for JEE5 (OCMJEA). Is it worth it? If I start preparing for JEE5 and they eliminate it when introducing the certification for JEE6, this will mean I have lost a bit of time.
Please advise.
Andrew Monkhouse
author and jackaroo
Marshal Commander

Joined: Mar 28, 2003
Posts: 11404

They do not typically just end any exam - they usually have two exams available concurrently for 6 months. From memory, when the SCJD exam was last updated, it was nearly 2 years between when they started providing the new exam and when they announced end-of-life for the previous exam.

The Sun Certified Java Developer Exam with J2SE 5: paper version from Amazon, PDF from Apress, Online reference: Books 24x7 Personal blog
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
subject: OCMJEA - 5 or 6?
Similar Threads
Need Training details for Mandatory Course Requirement for OCMJD & OCMJEA starting October 1st
OCMJEA Cleared
OCMJEA part 1 Experience
Passed SCEA/OCMJEA PART I with 100%
Whoever wants exhaustive set of short notes for SCEA/OCMJEA , check this out!!!