OCAJP 8

About Exam

Starting from Java 7, the OCJP exam became the OCPJP. And to have the possibility to take it, you should first pass the OCAJP exam. The OCAJP 8 is the last version of this exam. This exam verifies the basic knowledge of Java language: handling exceptions, working with Java data types, flow controls, principles of the OOP and so on. What is the difference between OCAJP 8 and the previous version OCAJP 7? The are added lambda expressions, new Dates and Time API, wrapper classes topics. All the details of the 1Z0-808 exam can be found on the Oracle site 

How to Prepare for OCAJP 8 Certification Exam?

Recommended books are:

  1. OCA / OCP Practice Tests: Exam 1Z0-808 and Exam 1Z0-809 by Jeanne Boyarsky and Scott Selikoff has only 1Z0-809 and 1Z0-808 mock exam questions.
  2. OCA: Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide: Exam 1Z0-808 by Jeanne Boyarsky and Scott Selikoff.
  3. OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Certification Guide by Mala Gupta.
  4. A Programmer's Guide to Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) by Khalid Mughal.
  5. OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide (Exam 1Z0-808) (Oracle Press).
  6. Nailing 1Z0-808 .

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  • Compound, relational, arithmetic, logical and conditional operators. The instanceof operator, String concatenation operator. Increment and Decrement operator.
  • Description of switch-case-default statement in java, its syntax and examples. Using of the String object in the switch expression in Java 7.
  • Using try-catch and finally block in Java. Handle multiple exceptions in one block. The AutoCloseable resource in the try-with-resources statement in Java 7.
  • The syntax, usage and examples of the if-else statements in Java.
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