1Z0-851 : Oracle Java SE 6 Programmer

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The Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 6 Programmer certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence in the Java Programming language.
Oracle Java SE 6 Programmer
ISBN : 978-1-61691-156-0


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Exercises Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

Each lesson comes with Exercises, Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Exercises come with detailed remediation, which ensures that learners are confident on the topic before proceeding. Flashcards help master the key concepts. Glossary defines the key terms.

Exercise Questions
Glossary of terms
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Pre-assessments Questions
Full Length Tests
Post-Assessments Questions


Full Remediation

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Learn, Test and Review Mode

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Exam Information

The Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 6 Programmer exam is a standalone certification from Oracle with the exam code 1Z0-851. This certification is a proof of a person's competence across the basic syntax and structure of the Java programming language to create Java technology based applications.

Career Prospects
  • Java Programmer/Developer
  • Java Software Engineer
  • Java Architect
  • Web Developer
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 245

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
The 1Z0-851 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of multiple choice questions.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 6 Programmer certification, both Oracle and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate should have basic knowledge of the Java Programming Language.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
150 minutes
What is the passing score?
What is the exam's retake policy?

Retake Policy for Oracle 1Z0-851 exam is:

  • Candidates must wait 14 days before retaking a failed proctored exam. (Registration will be allowed on the 14th day)
  • Candidates may retake an online non-proctored exam at any time.
  • Candidates may not retake a passed exam at any time.
  • Candidates may not retake a beta exam at any time.
What is the validity of the certification?
The Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 6 certification has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless Oracle changes their policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 1Z0-851, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Declarations, Initialization, and Scoping

  • Develop code that declares classes, interfaces, and enums
  • Develop code that declares an interface and abstract class
  • Develop code that declares, initializes, and uses primitives, arrays, enums, and objects
  • Determine if a method is correctly overriding or overloading another method
  • Given a set of classes and superclasses, develop constructors for one or more of the classes

Lesson 2: Flow Control

  • if or switch statement
  • Develop code that implements all forms of loops and iterators
  • Use of assertions
  • Exceptions and exception handling clauses
  • Exception
  • Error and exceptions

Lesson 3: API Contents

  • Develop code that uses the primitive wrapper classes
  • Navigating file systems, reading from files, writing to files, or interacting with the user
  • Use standard J2SE APIs in the java.text package
  • Use standard J2SE APIs in the java.util and java.util.regex packages

Lesson 4: Concurrency

  • Write code to define, instantiate, and start new threads
  • Recognize the states in which a thread can exist... thread can transition from one state to another
  • Object locking

Lesson 5: OOP Concepts

  • Encapsulation
  • Polymorphism
  • Effect of modifiers on inheritance
  • Overloaded methods and constructors
  • Develop code that implements is-a and/or has-a relationships

Lesson 6: Collections / Generics

  • Collection classes and/or interfaces
  • Correct and incorrect overrides of corresponding hashCode and equals methods
  • Collections API
  • Type parameters in class/interface declarations
  • java.util package

Lesson 7: Fundamentals

  • Use the appropriate access modifiers, package declarations, and import statements
  • Given an example of a class and a command-line, determine the expected runtime behavior
  • Determine the effect upon object references and primitive values when they are passed into methods
  • Recognize the point at which an object becomes eligible for garbage collection
  • Given the fully-qualified name of a class that is deployed inside and/or outside a JAR file
  • Write code that correctly applies the appropriate operators