DESCRIPTION To earn the OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Certification, readers need to know Java inside and out, and to pass the exam it's good to understand the test itself. This book cracks open the questions, exercises, and expectations readers will face on the OCA exam so they'll be ready and confident on test day. OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Certification Guide prepares readers for the 1Z0-808 with complete coverage of all exam topics. The book explores important Java topics and systematically teaches what's required. Each chapter starts with a list of exam objectives mapped to section numbers, followed by sample questions and exercises designed to reinforce key concepts. It provides multiple ways to digest important techniques and concepts, including memorable analogies, diagrams, and flowcharts as well as lots of well-commented code. Along the way readers will also get the scoop on common mistakes and ways to avoid traps and pitfalls. KEY FEATURES 100% coverage of exam topics Hands-on coding examples and exercises Helps readers avoid exam traps and pitfalls Hundreds of sample questions Crib Sheets AUDIENCE Written for developers with a working knowledge of Java who want to earn the OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Certification. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY The Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) Java SE 8 measures day-to-day programming and the ability to handle typical situations found in a variety of projects.