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Version Number on the Cert?

 
Ko Ko Naing
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Does SCJD certificate have any version number mention on the cert? Or is it just "Sun Certified Developer for Java 2 Platform"? Because I saw some posts in the forum that they passed SCJD using Tiger... And some of them told me that the certificate contains no info about the version...

I just would like to make sure about it...
 
Frans Janssen
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Hi Ko Ko,

I used 1.5 and all it says on the certmanager website is:

Program Name: Sun Certified Developer for the Java 2 Platform
Status: certified
Date Certified: 02/03/2005


I haven't received my certificate yet, but I expect it won't mention any version number neither.

And why should it mention a JDK version? If I imagine I were an employer and someone claims to be a certified developer, I would exptect this person to be able to develop applications using any current JDK version, not only one particular release. (I never saw a job ad asking for Java 1.4.2 developers neither ).

Frans.
 
Ko Ko Naing
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But all other certs that I obtained had their version number printed on the certificates...

Versioning matters... As for an example, you can be sure that a person with SCWCD 1.4 is familiar with JSP 2.0 new syntax, while a person with SCWCD 1.3 might not... A person with SCJP 1.2 is more familiar with Swing and AWT stuff than one with SCJP 1.4...
 
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There's one big difference between those certs and the SCJD: All except SCJD test your familiarity with the principles and syntax of a particular Java technology, while SCJD asks, "Yes, but can you build something with it?"
 
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