The Sun Certifi ed Programmer for Java Platform, Standard Edition 6 (Java SE 6) certifi cation exam is for programmers experienced using the Java programming language. Achieving this certifi cation provides clear evidence that a programmer understands the basic syntax and structure of the Java programming language and can create Java technology applications that run on server and desktop systems using Java SE 6.
Pass the exam! You need to achieve a 65% (47 of 72 questions) or higher to pass the SCJP exam, and once you pass it, then you are a Sun Certifi ed Java Programmer for the particular version of the exam that you passed. The latest SCJP exam is for JavaSE 6.0, which is the exam this book covers.