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Aki Mohan
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I have been giving tests from Enthuware and some of the questions are really mind-boggling. It sometimes demotivates me and so my question is that is OCJA1 is as tough as Enthuware? Anyone having experience with Enthuware exams. The exams are great but it's time consuming and very tricky. Any help, any suggestion on this?

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Aakash
 
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Aki Mohan wrote:I have been giving tests from Enthuware and some of the questions are really mind-boggling. It sometimes demotivates me and so my question is that is OCJA1 is as tough as Enthuware? Anyone having experience with Enthuware exams. The exams are great but it's time consuming and very tricky. Any help, any suggestion on this?

Thanks,
Aakash


Hi Aakash,

I have been taking the Enthuware exams for over a year and they are much easier now after failing them all then reviewing each question and looking up what concepts I am missing. If Java is your first real programming language like mine, excluding languages like HTML, then I think it will take some patience, time, dedication, and practice.

Since you are frustrated by the exam maybe only focus on trying to study for 30 minutes at a time and then do as many of these 30 minute Java study sessions as you can a day. Also, reading about Java before you sleep will probably help some. This is recommended in the Head First Java book by Bates and Sierra who actually create the questions on the exam. I would recommend checking out this fun Java book too, even though it does not cover strictly OCAJP7 exam topics.

Hope this helps.

Keep Rocking,

Ted

 
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Hey Ted,

Thanks for the inputs. Yup java is the first programming language and I'm really getting a hard time. I have taken chapter wise tests in Enthuware and it is highly demotivating at times. Well I still have to do a full test, hopefully it goes fine. I'm doing fairly good in the question from Mala Gupta's book but Enthuware is on a different level. I have the exam in a week, will update how it went.

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Aakash
 
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Aki Mohan wrote:Hey Ted,

Thanks for the inputs. Yup java is the first programming language and I'm really getting a hard time. I have taken chapter wise tests in Enthuware and it is highly demotivating at times. Well I still have to do a full test, hopefully it goes fine. I'm doing fairly good in the question from Mala Gupta's book but Enthuware is on a different level. I have the exam in a week, will update how it went.

Peace
Aakash


Aakash,

Good luck sir. And yes, please let us know how it went pass or fail.

I just scored a 70 on Mala Gupta's Array, ArrayList, String, StringBuilder/StringBuffer chapter end test. I was confused about the default number of elements an ArrayList gets when calling a constructor with no size specified. I also did not notice the question towards the end that is exactly like the previous question only it does not assign the returned String reference to anything so all the methods are pretty much pointless because the original String object that the variable is initialized to on the first line is actually returned.

Regards,

Ted
 
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