Learn about the Java SE 17 Developer Exam: 1Z0-829

Oracle launched the OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 17 Developer Exam Number: 1Z0-829 recently. To get certified, candidates need to possess broad knowledge of the Java programming language, coding practices, and the new features incorporated into Java SE 17.

What is the duration, number of questions and passing score of this exam?

Duration: 90 Minutes

Number of Questions: 50

Passing Score: 68%

What are the objectives of this exam?

For the detailed list of objectives/topics for this exam, you can visit the Official site of Oracle here.

What were added in this exam?

The main topics that were introduced in this certification exam are listed below.

  • Sealed Classes and Records
  • Switch Expressions
  • Pattern Matching
  • Text Blocks
  • Math API
  • Date/Time API

What were dropped from this exam?

The following topics that were part of the earlier OCP Certification exam (Java 11) were dropped.

  • Annotations
  • Security
  • Use generics, including wildcards

How to prepare for the OCP Java SE 17 Certification exam?

As this is a new certification, there are not many resources to prepare. Here are a few good options that you can check out.

The Skilltoz Team is adding study material and mock exam questions in every new topic. Keep checking these links for updates.

Learn about Records and check out practice exam questions from this topic here.

You can also find some useful preparation material here

The recommended book is OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 17 Developer Study Guide: Exam 1Z0-829 1st Edition

A good discussion forum for certification exam related questions is the JavaRanch Programmer Certification Forum

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