This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
SCJP is renamed as OCPJP. Oracle has made some pretty major changes to the way the certified professional designation is obtained, not the least of which is the fact that the OCAJP (the Oracle Certified Assosicate: Java Programmer) designation is a prerequisite.So, you now have to pass two exams to get the professional designation.My suggestion is Do OCPJP 6 and then upgrade it with 7.