K&B 7 + a bit of online materials will be fine for OCA 8. You would need to buy a different book for OCP * if you choose to take the version 8 exams.
steve jhonson wrote:The above reasons could be wrong, So please correct me if I was wrong in anywhere. If taking OCA 7 over OCA 8 is such a big mistake then please guide me through the best possible solution.
steve jhonson wrote:1. Are two months of preparation enough for passing both OCA and OCP (with 3 hours per day )?
steve jhonson wrote:2. Reading K&B OCA 7 will help me towards OCA 8, in case if I changed my mind (more likely "if I get more free time" )
steve jhonson wrote:3. If nothing goes right here I will need to think about higher studies(MS) after one year. So how JAVA 7 certification be helpful to get the job after MS, 2 years from now?
steve jhonson wrote:This is my first post in coderanch. if possible please provide me with some helpful links and relatable experiences.
steve jhonson wrote:So for OCA 8 , there is no need of buying an additional book ? K&B 7 + Enthuware + Online material is enough ?
Can you please explain what does the "online material" refers to ? Enthuware ? Can you share any link if have ?