Great question. The web interface has the same content* (questions and answers) as the book; just in different places. The web interface is a new system and has a limitation (or usability issue IMHO). The only way to see the explanations is while you are taking the chapter test. You can re-take it but then your answers are gone. Which means the normal flow of "take test, see which questions you got wrong and look at just those explanations" doesn't work.
Instead the path is:
"take test, see which questions you got wrong, write down question numbers, click to retake test and look at those question explanation"
"take test, and look at answer/explanation for each and every question scoring yourself"
I've already complained to Wiley/Sybex about this. However, I'd appreciate if you could contact support with this complaint as well. I think they are going to need to hear it from multiple sources to do anything about it.
* There are a handful of errors introduced by the conversion that are online but correct in the physical book. I've noted them on our errata page. Last time I checked they weren't cleaned up online yet.
Charles O'Leary wrote:More specifically, does anyone know how to view the OCA / OCP Practice Tests: Exam 1Z0-808 and Exam 1Z0-809 Web Answers (or explanations) similar to how they appear in the (physical book) Appendix?
Even if the web version worked in a more usable manner, it wouldn't be the same as the book. A web interface can do far better than "flip to the back to find the answer!"
If there is anyone else wondering, the "Email Customer Support" link off of Wiley allows you to specify in great depth through the web form, even down to the book/product level. Completing the form results in a case being filed with Wiley.
For E-Readers that may be just "walking along" here, the answers are indeed on the web. As you may likely know, particularly if you want to investigate why your thought process should have been different, the web explanations (as they appear in the physical book) are not present on Wiley's site. (I don't know what [Amazon's] Kindle is doing.)
Thanks. I started a Wiley discussion. I also opened a case. It took me about an hour to figure out how to open a case, however. I had done this before a while back but could not recall how, that's why I had continued to dig through specifically to open a case.
Charles O'Leary wrote: As you may likely know, particularly if you want to investigate why your thought process should have been different, the web explanations (as they appear in the physical book) are not present on Wiley's site.
So nobody comes away with a misunderstanding - the answers are on the site. They are "just" harder to get to then they should be. (You have to answer the question and click "show solution" in exam mode). For example:
SubjectRE: OCA / OCP Practice Tests: Exam 1Z0-808 and Exam 1Z0-809 Web Explanations Your case 01956141 Message Date2017-05-26T11:11:34From:email@example.comMessage
Thank you for addressing your issue. I have locate the site to register for the OCA and OCP. Below is the link to register, please open the link and select register or login below the study guide of your choice.
I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any further questions. Have a great day!
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My current response (after jumping through a number of hurdles, including but not limited to the responses above):
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I hope you had a nice weekend!
I appreciate the feedback and I will of course pass this on to the product team for their consideration.
I have been using the platform, for my own study purposes, and do agree that an extended explanation at the end of the quizzes would be beneficial. While you're able to review the quiz, after you've completed it, you must still go through and click the 'Show Solution' option on each question in order to view brief feedback. There is certainly an opportunity here for improvement.
Thank you for the suggestion and I hope to see this as a future addition! Please let me know if you have any questions.
Have a nice day!
Just to echo Jeanne's sentiments, please feel free to put in your very own request.
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