Edward Finegan wrote:I was in a simular boat as you Michael. I was a Java developer for a while before I even thought about certifications. At the time I wanted to do it to strength my resume. As I started to prepare for the exam I realized that I knew about 85% precent of the content inside and out but about 15% of it was in area that I hardly, if ever worked with. Thats when I started to appreciate certifications. It helps even experienced developers stay well rounded and not get stuck into old patterns.
Bear Bibeault wrote:(as it's usually taken as a sign that someone collects certifications without really being able to put the material into practice).
Jacek Laskowski wrote:Let's assume that it's true for a moment. Let assume that learning for a certificate gains nothing but a collection of certificates. Do you think ...
Bear Bibeault wrote:Why are you asking me? I'm simply reporting what I have observed.