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which Java exam is comparable to the C# 70-483 exam?

 
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Hi all,

Does anyone know which Java exam is comparable to the C# 70-483 exam? Could that be the Java SE 8 1Z0-808 exam? I could not find straight answer on this question on the internet.
The reason I'm asking this is because a C# 70-483 exam or a comparable Java exam is one of the prerequisites for me to get a job at a certain place.

Thanks in advance!
 
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Roger Jenkins wrote:. . . I could not find straight answer on this question on the internet. . . .

Maybe you have found one of the things nobody knows. What sort of level does 70‑483 test? Microsoft provide a helpful description of the exam, saying it is for people with a year's programming experience. There are things in it I don't think are in 1Z0‑809, e.g. validating JSON data and LINQ (LINQ is specific to Microsoft). I think you won't find an exact correspondence between pairs of exams from different companies, and I have never sat a cert exam myself, so I am not sure, and I am not going to give you a straight answer. Sorry. But I am going to tell you two things:-
  • 1: I think 70‑483 corresponds better to 1Z0‑809 because it includes threading and more IO and because they recommend a certain level of experience.
  • 2: The people who will give you a straight answer are your prospective employers. Phone them, say you are considering applying and ask for confirmation that 1Z0‑80? is the equivalent of 70‑483.
  • What do they say about qualifications? Would they accept a degree? It is worth passing 1Z0‑808/809 anyway.
     
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