Dear Ranchers, Today i have cleared SCBCD1.3 with 81%. I am very thankful to kathy & Bert Bates for such a wonderful book. i bet any one can pass the exams (SCJP, SCWCD, SCBCD) by using only Kathy & Bert Bates Books. I am not a very active member of this forum as far as posting. But after completion of three major SUN's certification, really i should must give a them --- THANK yOU VERY MUCH My next target is SCDJWS. Kathy & Bert bates -- If you are listening, please write one more book for Sun certified Developer Java web services.