addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramFill 1linklocation-pinm-swarmSearchmailmessagesminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahoo

Next Gen : Oracle certification path and how you can improve your Java career

  • Mar 31, 2014 · 6:00 PM
  • BBD

The Oracle Certified Java Programmer is the core of the Oracle training ecosystem. It marks a developer with aptitude and is the entry criteria for all of their master and expert certifications.

Join Rory as he explains the Oracle certification path and how you can dramatically improve your Java career, easily, cheaply and at home.

The 'Next Generation Jozi JUG' is not a normal Jozi JUG.
It is specifically for skilling up new and intermediate Java developers in South Africa.

There is a regular Jozi JUG session that runs as a separate track to this. So please only RSVP to this event if you are a new and intermediate Java developer.

Agenda

18:00 - 19:00 Social and food

19:00 - 20:00 Rory Preddy

During Rory’s 16 years in IT, one thing has stuck out. Java developers who are certified are certified for life.

Rory has worked in many of the blue chip companies in Johannesburg and has his Honours BSc.

A java developer since 2001 he is a Sun Certified Java Programmer.

Rory works in the R&D department at BBD and runs in-house training and consulting.

Sponsors for the venue and food is BBD

Sign in with office park security. Park at the top

Join or login to comment.

  • Rory P.

    quick update - we recently had our 7th Newly certified Programmer qualify at BBD. If you need any information on how to start your certification path please email me - [masked]

    1 · July 30, 2014

  • Frank N.

    lesson learnt, factory method pattern != factory method. got me reading yesterday

    April 2, 2014

  • Schalk L.

    I wish I stepped into the right meeting. Sorry guys. How can I catch up?

    April 1, 2014

  • Schalk L.

    oh wow... did I go to the wrong meeting ;-)

    April 1, 2014

  • Trudy

    It was informative

    1 · April 1, 2014

  • Richard K.

    Rory's slides from last night : http://files.meetup.com/1956831/Java_Certs.pptx

    April 1, 2014

  • Trudy

    I have knowledge of java and I am trying to get back into it

    March 31, 2014

  • Richard K.

    For interest sake, how much experience do you all have ?

    March 13, 2014

    • Samantha L.

      I am busy learning it at the moment with the view to get the certifications and change careers.

      2 · March 26, 2014

    • Schalk L.

      Only touched Java a feww years ago, so no real Java experience

      March 31, 2014

  • Rory P.

    Oracle says there are more than 800,000 Java certified professionals globally and many sources estimate over 8,000,000 java developers. That means 10% of all developers are certified

    March 13, 2014

    • Richard K.

      I wonder what the number are like in SA.

      March 13, 2014

28 went

Our Sponsors

  • Standard Bank

    Food and Venue for meetups

  • JumpCO

    Venue, food and drinks

  • Entelect

    Food, venue and swag sponsor for meetups

  • BBD

    Food, venue and swag sponsor for meetups

  • Investec

    Food and their Sandton venue

  • 8 BIT PLATOON

    Venue and food

  • Business Connexion

    Food and Venue or our Meetups

  • ThoughtWorks

    ThoughtWorks sponsors food, drink and a venue for our meetups.

  • Discovery

    Discovery supplies food, drink and a venue for our meetups.

  • BSG

    Venue and food

  • Psybergate

    Pizza and drinks

  • Oracle

    Oracle supplies food, drink and a venue for our meetups.

  • JetBrains

    1 Free License of IntelliJ IDEA or another JetBrains product

  • Jumping Bean

    Jumping Bean sponsors the group website and international speakers

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy