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Is Java 5.0 actually 1.5?

 
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I am new to Java, and wonder if I should take CX-310-055 or CX-310-035?

I know CX-310-055 is for Java 5.0, and CX-310-035 is for Java 1.4.

How strange: According to Sun's website, Java 5.0 = Java 1.5. Why jumping from 1.4 right to 5.0?
 
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The 1.x naming scheme is the old naming scheme and a few years ago Sun changed the naming scheme.
 
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Sorry about this strange question, but if you are new to java...why do you want to be certified, if you doesn't even know what is java about?
 
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Thanks, Pavel:

Trying to understand can be a good start, don't you think so?
 
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