Author(s): S G Ganesh, Tushar Sharma
Oracle Certified Professional Java Programmer Exam 1Z0 – 804 (J2SE 7 platform) is a concise, comprehensive, step-by-step, and one-stop guide for the Oracle Certified Professional Java Programmer Exam (J2SE 7 platform). The first two chapters set the stage for exam preparation and let the reader get started quickly. The first chapter answers frequently asked questions about the OCPJP exam. This book assumes that the reader is already familiar with Java fundamentals. However, to help Java beginners, it provides a refresher chapter on Java language fundamentals. This chapter is aligned with the exam topics in the OCAJP exam (which is a prerequisite for taking the OCPJP exam). The book sports considerable supportive material to help the reader in effective exam preparation in the form of appendices: A brief guide on installing Java to help the reader try-out sample programs given in this book. 3 mock tests to give the reader a sense of a real-exam. An instant refresher summarizing the most important concepts (with tips on answering questions) to revise just before the exam. An API quick reference covering only the most important classes and methods relevant to the exam topics. This book will be a delectable read for any OCPJP aspirant because of its simple language, example driven approach, and easy-to-read style. Further, given its 100% focus on the exam and helpful supportive material, this book is clearly an attractive buy to OCPJP aspirants worldwide. What youll learn In-depth coverage of all 13 exam topics for the certification. The book covers programming concepts succinctly with numerous illustrative programming and real-world examples. These examples will help the reader quickly internalize the discussed concepts. The reader will clearly understand the scope and objectives of the exam, the technical topics covered in the exam, and type and level-of-difficulty of the exam questions. With this, the reader will clearly know whats exactly required for passing the exam. Review questions tune the reader to an exam mindset. By making mistakes and reading the detailed explanations for the answers, the reader will be better prepared for getting certified. Attempting the practice questions and mock test will help the reader gain necessary confidence to clear the exam. Who this book is for This book is targeted primarily at students and programmers who want to crack the OCPJP exam. Trainers and teachers can use this book as training material for OCPJP exam preparation. This book is also useful to readers who want to refresh their knowledge in Java programming or gain better understanding on using various Java APIs.