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Sourebh Thomas
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Hi,

I have SCJP 1.4 Certification. I know Sun came out with newwer version 5.0 exam. My question is should I go for the updrade to 1.5 or prepare for a new certification like Sun Certified Developer (SCJD) or Sun Certified Web Component Developer (SCWCD)?

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jiju ka
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For SCJD and SCWCD you don't need to upgrade SCJP from 1.4 to 1.5
 
Sebastien Tardif
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Assuming that the upgrade exam is just about new stuff you will probably have a better score with the new exam covering also old stuff. If the price is the same it's a no brainer.
 
Sourebh Thomas
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Thanks for reply. Yes going for SCWCD makes more sense. I think I was concerned about having SCJD 1.4 would look bad on resume while 1.5 is out? I guess not that much, aye?
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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