Oracle 1z0-852 : Java Standard Edition 6 Programmer Certified Professional Upgrade Exam
The Java Standard Edition 6 Programmer Certified Professional Upgrade Exam (1Z0-852) is a closed-book, pass-fail test that contains 46 questions. A passing score of 58% is required for success and a total of 150 minutes are allotted for completion.
Certifications associated with the 1Z0-852 Exam include the Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 5 Programmer. Recommended training and exam prep include: (1) Fundamentals of the Java Programming Language, Java SE 6, and (2) Java Programming Language, Java SE 6.
The 1Z0-852 Exam covers seven major subject areas. The percentage of correct questions in each section influences the overall exam score. Further details on the subject matter and focus of exam questions can be found in the Exam Topics section below.
Focus of questions on the 1Z0-852 Exam may include, but are not limited to, the following.
1. Declarations, Initialization and Scoping
1.1. Code development for declared classes
1.3. Static and non-static methods
2.1. Define, instantiate, and start new threads
2.2. Thread states and transitions
2.3. Object locking and static or instance variables protection
3.1. Access modifiers
3.2. Package declarations
3.3. Import statements to interact
3.4. Classes and command-lines
3.5. Runtime behaviors
4. OO Concepts
4.1. Tight encapsulation, loose coupling, and high cohesion in classes
4.3. Modifiers and inheritance - constructors, instance or static variables