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I passed today!

 
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I passed the SCJP exam today with 83%. I just wanted to say thanks to everyone here who offered a link or an explanation when I needed it. I don't think I could have pulled it off without the help of the folks on JavaRanch.com.
I actually used three books to study for certification. The main book was The Complete Java 2 Certification Study Guide: Programmer's and Developers Exams second edition by Roberts et al. For topics that I needed a simple explanation for I used the Sam's Teach Yourself Java 2 in 21 days and the Java 2: How to Program by Deitel and Deitel. I beilieve that if you can pass the tests on the CD that comes with the study guide that I mentioned you will be OK.
As far as the makeup of the test, I found that there were a lot of questions about threads and I/O. There were about 10 on threads and 5 on I/O. There was only one question on Collections and one on bit shifting. Overall it was a well-rounded assortment of all of the objectives.
I am just glad that it is over. I am more than happy with my grade!
Good luck to any of you about to take the test!
Brian
 
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Congrats!!
 
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Congratulation.Best wishes for on coming certification.
Regards,
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Way to go Brian!!
Good luck in the future.

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Congratulations Brian
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Congrats Brian,
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Congrats Brian!
What r u planning next?
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--When you learn something, learn it by heart!
 
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Congrats, Bryan.
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CONGRATS !
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Thanks everyone!
 
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Congratulations Brian...Keep it up!
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