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Niranjan Deshpande
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hi all,

this is where i m @ present -

--have Tomcat 5.x installed and running on my PC

--have downloaded the spces for srvelet and jstl api (all pdf files)

--have purchased the Marty Hall and Larry Borwn book and have read the first chapter from it !

--in the local market i saw these books
1. David Bridge water
2. K&B HSFJ
3. Hanumant Deshmukh & Dinesh Malvia

What i was plannig - TO READ THE "Mart Hall & Larry Brown's"
AND GET TO A "NOVICE" level... AND THEN
USE ANY 1 of the ABOVE 3 CERTIFICATION BOOKS

BUT what i want to ask is -

"WITH ZERO KNOWLEDGE ON WCD TOPICS, WILL IT BE FINE IF I DIRECTLY
TAKE THE K&b BOOK IN HAND....STUDY IT 'RELIGIOUSY' 3-4 TIMES AND
THEN GIVE THE EXAM ??? "

"WIL DIRECTLY STUDYING THE K&b BOOK MAKE ME CONVERSANT WITH THE WCD
TOPICS AND CONFIDENT ENOUGH FOR THE EXAM ? ? "

i want to strike a balnce between "knowing the WCD topics" and
"getting gerd up for the exam". In other words, i want to know the
TECHNOLOGY as well as do the CRAMMING for the exam !!!

please help me
thanks in advance !!
 
Niranjan Deshpande
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some1 please reply to my query

please help me out

niranjan
 
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"WITH ZERO KNOWLEDGE ON WCD TOPICS, WILL IT BE FINE IF I DIRECTLY
TAKE THE K&b BOOK IN HAND....STUDY IT 'RELIGIOUSY' 3-4 TIMES AND
THEN GIVE THE EXAM ??? "


I believe this should work. Between each reading, I recommend finding online tutorials on the more difficult topics to help you understand them better.
 
AMAR PATIL
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hi niranjan,
hey if u r novoice to WEB APPLICATION better to start with HEAD FIRST. It's really a good book. i too have started preparing for SCWCD last week and studying from HF and i really enjoy it.
u can contact me on amar.patil@tcs.com
bye.
 
Niranjan Deshpande
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hi amar,
actually i am not a NOVICE in WCD side...!! i m still somewaht a to-be beginnner. Does the HSFJ book take care of a BEGINNER, or does it targets aufience who wants to PASS the exam ? DOes the HSFJ bok take care of PEOPLE WHO ARE ENTIRELY NEW TO servlets/jsp's ???

please reply
u may reach me @ niranjan.deshpande@cognizant.com
 
Balaji Anand
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hi
I am considering the Head first book. Does it take care of the new 310-081 exam?
Thanks for your reply.
[ February 14, 2006: Message edited by: Srividhya Anand ]
 
Swapna Sharma
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Hi Niranjan,
My position is similiar to yours? Did you get to find out if HFSJ helps someone entirely new to Servelets and JSP? I currently have Marty Hall, but Iam confused since Iam new to not only Servlets and JSP but also to web applications.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
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