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SCBCD 5 Study Guide recommendations

 
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Hello, I found out that there is no any official guide for EJB 3 and SCBCD 5.

I got next stuff, please recommend which one is useful, which no need to be red.


1. Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 RIMA PATEL SRIGANESH
(currently reading)

2. EJB 3 in action (Debu Panda...)

3. Beginning ejb 3 Application development
(Raghu R. Kodali ...)

4.The Java� EE 5 Tutorial Third Edition

also old SCBCD 310-090 guides:
5. SCBCD Exam Study Kit: Java Business Component Developer Certification for EJB

6.Head First EJB (Brain-Friendly Study Guides; Enterprise JavaBeans)
 
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Hi there,

Usually the people recommend the book
- O'Reilly, Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0, by Bill Burke, Richard Monson-Haefel
I read it and it is very good.

I'm finishing my studies for SCBCD 5 (reading the specification now) and I used the following books/articles

- I bought the O'Reilly books, but until it arrive at home, it takes 1 month (cuz I'm from Brazil and I bought in the Amazon). Meanwhile I read the free pdf Matering enterprise JavaBeans 3.0. It gave me a good background, but certainly the O'Reilly's book is better

- I bought/read the Pro EJB3 Java Persistence API - APress book. It gave me a excellent acknowledge about JPA.

- I read the MZ's study guide (in my opinion it was the best study resource). You can find it here: http://java.boot.by/scbcd5-guide/

- And finally (I'm reading yet), the core specification. I'm not reading the whole documentation, only the chapters said here: https://coderanch.com/forums/

- You can try some mock exam as well (I bought the enthuware).

Good luck
 
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thanks Jair Rillo Junior! for recommended books.

about MZ's study guide, i am leaving it for later consolidation on what i studied

about mock exams, for SCJP i used whizlabs and it really help me much! so i will use them again for SCBCD (but still have much time till to mock exams, now just studing all EJB stuff).


any other recommendations SCBCD and SCBCD-around guys?
 
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I have completed EJB 3.0 in Action... I am now going through EJB Spec..i would like to know about MZ Notes...should i consider reading MZ Notes or Continue reading EJB Spec?
 
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Originally posted by Juggy Obhi:
I have completed EJB 3.0 in Action... I am now going through EJB Spec..i would like to know about MZ Notes...should i consider reading MZ Notes or Continue reading EJB Spec?



First the Specs and then MZ's notes.
 
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I didn't have time to read the specs, I got a free voucher from Sun which had a very short expiration date.

MZ's notes were life saving!
 
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Nowadays I read the O'Reilly's EJB 3.0 book. It is a good resource and a comprehensive one too.
 
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O'Reilly's EJB 3.0 book and EJB 3.0 SPEC are enough to clear the EXAM...
 
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ken kenych wrote:Hello, I found out that there is no any official guide for EJB 3 and SCBCD 5.

I got next stuff, please recommend which one is useful, which no need to be red.


1. Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 RIMA PATEL SRIGANESH
(currently reading)

2. EJB 3 in action (Debu Panda...)

3. Beginning ejb 3 Application development
(Raghu R. Kodali ...)

4.The Java� EE 5 Tutorial Third Edition

also old SCBCD 310-090 guides:
5. SCBCD Exam Study Kit: Java Business Component Developer Certification for EJB

6.Head First EJB (Brain-Friendly Study Guides; Enterprise JavaBeans)



thanks..these days im studing 4 doing SCBCD5
 
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