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Become a Beta Tester for the NetBeans IDE Certification Exam!

By: Admin, 14 Oct 2008

Are you a Programmer who develops Java desktop and Java web applications using the NetBeans IDE? If so, this is your opportunity to get involved in the creation of the Sun Certified Specialist NetBeans IDE Beta Certification Exam!

As a beta tester, you officially "test the test" and provide Sun with valuable comments and technical feedback about the NetBeans IDE questions. The beta exam counts towards official SCSNI Certification!

    Registration Starts: October 13

    Beta Exam Dates: October 15 - November 5, 2008

This beta exam is being offered FREE and WORLDWIDE at any Authorized Prometric Testing Center! Beta test takers will have 195 minutes to complete 160 questions--enough time to respond to all questions and provide valuable comments about the exam.

Passing the exam will grant you full status as a Sun Certified Specialist NetBeans IDE, and you will receive a Sun "certification kit”. A certification kit will have your certificate, Logo Agreement and Letter.

Recommended Prerequisites: Candidates should have six to twelve months experience programming with the NetBeans IDE.

Unlike other SUN Microsystems certification exams, this exam does NOT require a voucher. To register online for the "Sun Certified Specialist NetBeans IDE" Beta exam (Exam number: 311-045), visit, and follow the prompts. You may also register by phone, calling your regional Prometric registration office. Contact information is available on Prometric's Sun Certified Testing page. Please contact for any questions.

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