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equals() and hashcode()

Andy James
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Joined: Aug 22, 2005
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Are both equals() and hashcode() on the Java SE 7 Programmer I exam? The exam objectives mentions only method equals().

Also, I noticed that hashcode() is covered in Java SE 7 Programmer II exam.

Robert James Liguori
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Joined: Nov 27, 2007
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Nope, the method is not on the OCAJP7 exam.

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Noirita Bera

Joined: Jul 02, 2012
Posts: 18

many of those who have already passed the OCA 7 certification of late, saying that they had found questions on inner class, linked list etc. but these topics are not in the exam objective.. tats a bit confusing.

Noirita Bera
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I agree. Here's the link:
subject: equals() and hashcode()
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