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WHICH BOOK FOR SCJP 1.4

 
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HI ALLL
i AM PREPARING FOR SCJP..
I HAVE A BOOK

A Programmer`s Guide to Java™ Certification: BY Mughal
BUT VERY OLD EDITION SAY 2001 EDOTION


I AM PLANNING TO PURCHASE NEW BOOK SO I HAVE SEEN Katherine Sierra, Bert BOOK ALSO. WHIOCH UIS THE BEST BOOK? PLEASE SUGGEST WHICH BOOK SHOULD I PURCHASE.

THANKS
VIJAY
 
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Hi Vijay,

I highly recommend Sun Certified Programmer & Developer for Java 2 Study Guide (Exam 310-035 & 310-027) by Kathy and Bert.

Joyce
 
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A Programmer's Guide to Java Certification:
A Comprehesive Primer, Second Edition
by Khalid Mughal, Rolf Rasmussen
ISBN:0201728281

This book is excellent for SCJP 1.4 and is not wordy.
Its old version is like what you said for SCJP 1.2
It is worth all dollars you spent in buying it.
 
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Hi Vijay,

Complete Java 2 Certification by Philip Heller and Simon Roberts is another must read for certification.

All the best!!
 
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The book mentioned by Joyce is really better than all .
 
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I have completed K&B Book.Should I go for another book on Certification or go for mock exams???
 
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Go for Dan's mock , chapter wise .
 
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where can I find K&B mock exam???
 
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where can I find K&B mock exam???



The book Sun Certified Programmer & Developer for Java 2 Study Guide (Exam 310-035 & 310-027) by Kathy and Bert (SCJP Ranchers usually refer it as K&B) comes with a CD. You can find two set of mock exams on the CD. Actually, one mock has to be downloaded from the link given on the CD.
[ March 14, 2005: Message edited by: Joyce Lee ]
 
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Joyce - I take it the mock exam on the K&B CD is written in Java, & will run anywhere with a compatible JRE?

(Just making sure - I don't have a Windows or MacOS box at home, just Linux)
 
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Matt, as far as I know, the mock exams can only run on Windows system. See this thread.
 
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Bah! I ordered the book anyway & had it delivered today. The CD does indeed seem rather pants but the book itself is pure gold.
 
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Why all the yelling Vijay? Caps-Lock key on.

Mark
 
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Is there any difference
between international edition and indian edition of A PROGRAMMER'S GUIDE TO JAVA CERTIFICATION BY KHALID MUGHAL & ROLF W. RASMUSSEN
 
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i'll advice to go for kathy and bert bates book. that book helped me a lot for my certification.
 
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K&B book is essential. They helped create the real exam.

Mughal gives more complete coverage, not needed for the SCJP exam but needed for working with Java.

SCJP has very tricky questions, start practicing with K&B mocks in book and on disk. Consider Sun's $75 mock exam set.

Lots of free mock exams and other good advice are here:
http://www.javaranch.com/certfaq.jsp
 
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