August 2011 Archives

Certification vs. Certificates

I posted earlier today about O'Reilly's Perl Programming Certificates that accompany several of their Perl based courses available now. Because I wasn't completely clear in my understanding of certificates vs. certifications, I used the word certification in describing their offering, when really I should have said certificate.

So what's the difference anyway? Do you get a certificate if you have a certification? If you have a certificate does that mean you are certified? I didn't find a cano…

Perl Programming Certificate

Looks like O'Reilly is offering certifications certificates for Perl programming. This is huge, I think they are the first entity to offer something like this.

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