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$200K for a computer science degree? Or these free online classes?

If you do the work, you can get a computer science education online rivaling that of the Ivy League. Here's a nice little curriculum for you.


Making Programming Certifications Relevant in the Real World

Many of us sneer at vendor certifications because they don't seem to reflect the individual's actual skills. Being "a good test-taker" does not mean that you are also a good programmer or that you can intimdate a down server into...

New Certification Courses

New Certification Courses Sun Certified Programmer for the Java Platform, Standard Edition 6 -- The Sun Certified Programmer for Java Platform, Standard Edition 6 certification exam is for programmers experienced using the Java...

Study hall

I recently became a Sun Certified Java Programmer. I'm now interested in taking my developer exams, and I'm looking for some guidance. As someone who has completed the developer certification, what books and Websites do you suggest...

Understanding constructors

To learn Java, you must understand constructors. Because constructors share some characteristics with methods, it is easy for the Java beginner to confuse them. However, constructors and methods have important differences. If you are...

Java bigwigs offer new certification program

Sun, IBM, Novell, Oracle, and the Sun-Netscape Alliance have come together to offer a series of standardized tests for Java developers. The program, say members, will help employers to evaluate developers and help developers to win...

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