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New K&B book - Aug 2005

 
Joe Sondow
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Mainly this is a question for Kathy or Bert. Amazon.com lists a new K&B book Sun Certified Programmer & Developer for Java Study Guide (Exams 310-XXX & 310-XXX) (Certification Press) which is scheduled for release in August 2005. The cover currently looks like this:

(Moderators, if hot-linking an Amazon image is forbidden, please forgive me and edit/delete my post.)

I just wanted to confirm that this book is for the new exam Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 (CX-310-055). Is it?

Thanks in advance.
 
levani dvalishvili
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that is the book I have my eye on too but its coming out in early may here in usa and will be available in every major retail or online book store
 
Joe Sondow
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You're right, it might be coming out in May. I hadn't checked the publisher's site. They say it will be May 31, 2005.
 
Nicholas Cheung
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Might be Kathy and Bert could give us more precise information.

Nick
 
Saurabh Khanna
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I've heard a lot about this book. Its a good one to have!

- Saurabh
 
Parameswaran Thangavel
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hi all
i am having K&B in my comp.
i donno what version it belongs to but the contents are given below

is it enough to write scjp1.4 or i need to get new one.

and also it didn/t covers the collection class...
where can i get the collection class alone

upto chapter 9 for scjp1.4

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Language Fundamentals

Chapter 2: Declarations and Access Control

Chapter 3: Operators and Assignments

Chapter 4: Flow Control, Exceptions, and Assertions

Chapter 5: Object Orientation, Overloading and Overriding, Constructors, and Return Types

Chapter 6: Java.langļæ½The Math Class, Strings, and Wrappers

Chapter 7: Objects and Collections

Chapter 8: Inner Classes

Chapter 9: Threads

Chapter 10: Introduction to the SCJD

Chapter 11: Coding Standards

Chapter 12: Clarity and Maintainability

Chapter 13: Designing the Graphical User Interface

Chapter 14: Networking Issues

Chapter 15: Database Issues

Chapter 16: Exam Documentation

Chapter 17: Final Submission and Essay

Glossary
 
Nicholas Cheung
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The new version is for SCJP Tiger.

Nick
 
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