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Hello Matthias and gratulations for your new book!
I am actually learning for first Java certification, OCAJ SE8, it is my first programming language and I have no experience in programming.
Is the book worth for me now, at the start of career, or it is more for experienced developer?
Thank you!
Mike
 
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Mike Savvy wrote:. . . I am actually learning for first Java certification, OCAJ SE8, it is my first programming language and I have no experience in programming. . . .

Don't.

Learn to program and don't think about a cert exam until you are proficient in programming.
[edit]I see I have warned you about exams elsewhere.
 
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You do not understand, I do not learn for this certification just because I want it. It is offer from my boss, who said if I want to start as a programmer, I first have to become this certification...
 
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Thanks Mike!
I have specifically written this book to be useful for programmers with any amount of experience. However, I'm not sure if this book is for you if you don't have any programming experience at all. I think you might be better off finsihing the course and then take a look at this book to establish some kind of style for yourself.
 
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Mike Savvy wrote:You do not understand, I do not learn for this certification just because I want it. It is offer from my boss, who said if I want to start as a programmer, I first have to become this certification...


It might be better for you to start with a book that teaches programming first, like Head First Java.  Then try writing some simple program like Tic Tac Toe or other game, ot an ATM simulator. Then start with some certification study program like Enthuware.  Then take the exam.
 
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