How urgent, and how important, is it to get the Java11 cert at all?
That's what I was thinking too. Most organizations won't be on version 11 for some time so I might as well focus on getting the OCP 8 Certification done and by the time I'm ready to do the java 11 cert there will be plenty of study material available.
Brecht Geeraerts wrote:Is that book already available for purchase?
Not yet. Amazon.com shows Nov 26 as the release date. Publishing companies have a tendency to start advertising long before the book will actually be available. They create pressure on the authors as well.
I can assure you this book will exist . We are finishing up writing it. Then comes the completion of editing/tech review and printing. (This exam was tough to get material out quickly because there was no beta exam. With Java 8 we got a "head start"
There have been books that were advertised and didn't exist though. My favorite is the Java Programmer Plus one. Ten years ago, Oracle/Sun announced the Java Programmer Plus exam. I wrote a blog post with my impressions. Apress started a book. The exam never was created so the book was never published.
@Jeanne: I'm not doubting that the book will exist. In fact, I'm very eager to get my hands on it. Hopefully you will get the green light soon so the printing and selling can start. The previous books (OCA, OCP) are very good.
I did not know about the concept of vaporware. Now I do, thanks to Paul and you.
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