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Common mistakes on the exam

Stuie Clarky
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Joined: Nov 09, 2012
Posts: 73

Hi James, welcome to the ranch

My question is, in your experience, what are the most common mistakes that really cost people on the exam? Also feel free to share any tips and tricks you found to help maximise the score


Fernando Almeida

Joined: Aug 10, 2012
Posts: 17

This is a really interesting question.

Who already did the exam can answer this? TY.
Kumar Khiani
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Joined: Aug 24, 2013
Posts: 40

Loops can be deceivingly simple to get incorrect
Correct names of the exceptions
Package access
Import static
Strings are immutable
Getclass function
Exact acceptable parameters of string methods

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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