Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Development can be considered a higher level skill. Programming is turning a spec into code. Development is more than that.The fact that security is included in the cert which seems related.
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:I can only speculate.
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:The Java Foundations exam is not tied to a specific version of Java. It was tested with Java 8 because that was the version of Java out at the time of the exam release. However, the content is not java 8 specifics. It doesn't cover lambdas or other Java 8 features. The Java Foundations exam wasn't launched at the same time as OCA 8 in the first place
Paul Anilprem wrote:Now, they are calling it "Oracle Certified Professional: Java SE 11 Developer" certification instead of "Oracle Certified Professional: Java SE 11 Programmer" as they did earlier.
Paul Anilprem wrote:Further, there is no "Associate" level certification for Java 11 anymore. You can only be a Oracle Certified Professional - Java SE 11 Developer and for that you need to take two exams - 1Z0-815 and 1Z0-816.
So, unlike before, after taking the first exam i.e. "Java SE 11 Programmer I 1Z0-815", you won't get the OCA certification!
Paul Clapham wrote:There's this book I read when I was young, now it's summarized in Wikipedia: How to Solve It.
Junilu Lacar wrote:There are many other books you can refer to for good advice on programming. Don't look to books that focus on teaching you language syntax though. Look at this article for a list books that I recommend: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/effective-tdd-10-books-get-you-started-junilu-lacar?trk=portfolio_article-card_title
Junilu Lacar wrote:
As an evaluator, I would look for programmers with good development habits
Cay Horstmann wrote:
I think that the 12th edition will have even less Swing, and it may eventually all go.
Campbell Ritchie wrote: It is perfectly all right to reply to old topics whether they are marked resolved or not
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Nobody knows. Oracle hasn't actually said they will release the cert for Java 11. I just speculate they will. And if we are speculating, I imagine it will take a good amount of time as well.
Bert Bates wrote:For the OCP 8, we participated in the 1st phase of exam creation, but we didn't participate in the final question review process. I would hope that the final reviewers removed any such questions