Java Certifications

My ex-company sponsored my certifications for the SCJP and the SCWCD (Sun Certified Java Programmer and Sun Certified Web Component Developer) as there was a government scheme called CITREP that allowed for them to claim the costs of the course. However, to get the maximum rebate, I had to pass the exams!

The exams were not exactly a piece of cake as many of the questions required thinking like a compiler! I had to spend lotsa lotsa time studying just to pass these exams…

The airfield

There was this guy in class who was prone to profanities — let’s call him “A”.

One day, it turned out that he was trying to be a good boy and paying attention in class while the rest of us were horsing around. We actually created a paper plane out of the centerspread of a newspaper and flew it during geography class!

“A” was incensed and he shouted, “Hey! You think this place is an airfield?” Unfortunately for him, the teacher thought he said “‘F’ You!” instead of “airfield”, so he ended up having some explaining to do…