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Programmer's Guide to Java™ Certification, A: A Comprehensive Primer, Second Edition by Rolf W. Rasmussen, Khalid A. Mughal

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A.1. Preparing for the Programmer Exam

Sun Educational Services offers three types of certification exams for Java:

  • Programmer exam

    Basically a multiple choice exam, testing the candidate's knowledge of the Java language and its usage.

  • Developer exam

    Comprising a programming assignment and an essay exam testing comprehension of advanced Java features.

  • Web Component Developer exam

    A multiple-choice and short-answer examination, testing the candidate's knowledge of Servlets, JSP pages, and web development.

  • Technology Architect exam

    Basically a multiple-choice exam, dealing with the large-scale issues of deploying Java technology. This exam tests the candidate's knowledge regarding Java-related technologies and products, and also the planning and designing ...

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