Originally posted by erich brant:
[B]This is the response and it a "canned" bot like response and
did not answer my specific questions.
Frequently Asked Questions for Revised Programmer 2 exam.
Q-Are the testing objectives different?
A- No. There may be some minor revisions for clarification but the testing
objectives will remain basically the same. We are still testing the same subject
Q-Does the new exam cover the jdk 1.3?
A-There are no changes to the core programming language that we test on the
Q-Is the new exam more difficult?
A-We have made every effort to keep the level of difficulty consistent with the
original Java 2 exam.
Q-Why is the pass score different?
A-To insure the level of difficulty is the same we needed to adjust the pass
score for the revised exam.
Q-What is a Borderline Survey?
A-There is now a survey at the beginning of the exam called a Borderline. This
survey allows us to collect information on the candidate's experience as a
programmer. That information is used to determine how are exams are performing.
In short, it allows us to create and maintain the highest standard in our
examinations. Giving honest answers to this survey is essential.
Q- What are the new Certification requirements?
A-Certification requirements - Candidates must take one knowledge-based exam:
Prometric test number:
First day to register: 3 October 2000
First day test available: 4 October 2000
Multiple choice/Free Response
Number of questions:
This revision of the Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform does not
require an upgrade for candidates who have already certified for Java 2. The
subject matter tested on the examination has not changed. The candidate's taking
the revised exam will received the exact same credential as those
certified on the original Java 2 exam.