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What is the best practice exam for SCJP 5.0?

 
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Hi,

I've seen that there are a number of free practice exams for the SCJP. Which ones cover only the 5.0 material and have good explanations for each answer?

I have K & B with the disk and I believe that it has one practice exam on the disk and a bonus exam available via an online download, but I want as much practice as possible.

I'm considering digging deep and getting the 3 addition exams from Sun, but I don't know if this is really necessary, but I do want as much good practice as I can get and I want the practice to be specific to SCJP 5.0.

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Marcus's are probably the most respected among the free ones. They cover 1.5 and come with explanations.

If you want to practice a lot, you should try our JQPlus V5, which will give you a feel for the real exam as well as ensure that you have covered each and every aspect of exam objectives. It contains 11 exams. IMHO, it will be a better bet than 3 exams for Sun.
 
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11 exams for $28 does seem like a much better deal than 3 exams for $75 (from Sun).

Does your software only run on Windows? I can use Windows but I have a Mac primarily.

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HI,
Is whizlabs and Ucertify good enough
 
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Originally posted by Kaydell Leavitt:
11 exams for $28 does seem like a much better deal than 3 exams for $75 (from Sun).

Does your software only run on Windows? I can use Windows but I have a Mac primarily.

Kaydell



It is Java based and runs on all platforms. We do have a convenient installer for Windows though. For other OSs, including Mac, you should have JDK 1.5 or higher installed and then you can just run the jar file provided by us. It is explained on http://enthuware.com/etsviewer

HTH,
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Originally posted by saravana.T kumar:
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Is whizlabs and Ucertify good enough



I have heard so. You can use the trial versions of all and see which one you like best
 
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Marcus's are probably the most respected among the free ones. They cover 1.5 and come with explanations.



I just tried Marcus's exams. There pretty good, but they don't cover 1.5. They cover 1.2 and 1.4.

I think that the format of the code on enthuware could be better.

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Hi Kaydell,
Thanks a lot for the feedback. If it is not too much to ask, could you please tell us what you mean by sample code is not formatted? Any specific question that you felt was not properly formatted?
This will help us a lot in improving the product.

thanks,
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I'm sorry, the formatting was not too bad. Just a couple of questions with too much indentation:





Other than that, it was just a coding convention that I wasn't used to. It might actually be good for me to read code that is different than what I'm used to.

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Ah, I see it. Thanks for the input. We really appreciate it.

On a side note, please be aware that the actual exam contains a lot of code that is horribly formatted. It is primarily because of lack of screen space. It is basically a trade off between compressed formatting and too much scrolling. We have kept the font small to minimize scrolling but if one has a bigger screen, they can easily increase the font from the menu.
 
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