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SCJP 1.4 passed with 90%

 
Nick Shrine
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I used Kathy and Bert's book which pretty much covers all you need to know.
For mock exams I used the MasterExams that come with the book, Marcus Green's 1.4 exams (http://www.examulator.com/jezam/login.jsp) and Dan's exams (http://www.danchisholm.net/index.html).
I'd say Marcus' exams are at the right level, Dan's are too clever - I think he swallowed a copy of the JLS! - good practice nevertheless (and a bit of a challenge!), but watch you don't get side-tracked worrying about the really obscure stuff in there - as long as you know what Kathy & Bert's book says you need to know.
Despite the MasterExam software being annoying the material must be spot-on because I got 55/61 in both MasterExams then 55/61 in the real thing!
Phew! I never want to see one of those cheeky questions again! Now I can get back to my coding.
Nick
 
Prasad Kuppa
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Congratulations! Thanks for advices..
Prasad
 
chi Lin
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Nick,
nice job !!!
 
Ajith Kallambella
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Hearty congratulations on your success and good luck with your future endeavors.
 
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Nick -
Fantastic score!
It's great to hear that the mocks were accurate, so did you miss questions in the same areas as on the real exam?
-Bert
 
Leonildo Campos
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Congratulations !!
very good
 
Nick Shrine
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Originally posted by Bert Bates:
Nick -
Fantastic score!
It's great to hear that the mocks were accurate, so did you miss questions in the same areas as on the real exam?
-Bert

Threads gets me everytime and overriding/oveloading and constructors but I know a couple of ones I got wrong that were silly mistakes (kick kick).
 
Tong Chen
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congratulations to you!
 
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