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Difference between J2SE 1.4 and J2SE 5

 
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Hello folks,
This is a great site. I want to appear for the SCJP J2SE 5 exam but the material I have is all for the 1.4 version. Where could I find the differences between the two versions? I also saw people asking for books to refer. I initially read Khalid Mughal's book but the language was thick and it assumed familiarity with Java which I did not have. Also it has a jarring lot of typos. So I referred to Herbert Schildt's 'Java 2: The Complete Reference' and that book is excellent for laying the foundation and the language is very lucid. However, Mughal's book is very good to refer to for the exam once the concepts are clear. He gives exactly the stuff that you may miss when reading other books. Yet, the material is 'out-versioned'. I am not a seasoned programmer and pursuing this as an alternate career choice. That makes understanding a little more difficult. Any help is welcome. Thanks.
 
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Welcome to JavaRanch!

See our SCJP FAQ: How is the SCJP 1.5 exam different from the SCJP 1.4?

The differences are significant, so you may want to consider an updated book. See What books should I refer to...
 
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