Getting Certified with Java SE 7So, you want to get your Oracle Java Certification?
Well, here is a list of things you should do in your journey of getting Java Certified.
- Maintain a job with Java
- Join a Java User Group (JUG)
- Stay connected with an online Java Community
- Walk through the Java Tutorials
- Use the Java Platform API created from Javadoc
- Master using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
- Study from a tailored OCAJP Study Guide
- Prepare through taking multiple Mock Exams
- Keep a Java Pocket Guide handy
- Improve your studying discipline
- Stay healthy and keep balance in your life
What you should not do during your preparation:
- Don't study at work. This is not fair to your employer or their customer
- Don't become dependent of the code completion features of an IDE
- Don't wear blinders; cross training for other certifications can be beneficial
- Don't rush to get certified
- And don't feel that getting certified is the end of your journey, it is just the beginning.
Good luck on your exam. And once you have passed, make sure you share your accomplishment on Code Ranch's OCAJP Wall of Fame.