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i've just taken the SCJp 310/025 Exam and failed and was just wondering if anyyone knows if companies would consider taking someone on so that i can get a greater understanding of programming
 
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Originally posted by Iain Palmer:
i've just taken the SCJp 310/025 Exam and failed and was just wondering if anyyone knows if companies would consider taking someone on so that i can get a greater understanding of programming



I am so sorry to hear about your exam results. What studying techniques did you employ?

Don't give up. Try the following resources:

Bruce Eckel's Free Thinking in Java 3rd Edition. You can download from http://64.78.49.204/

Try Java 2: Sun Certified Programmer & Developer for Java 2 Study Guide (Exams 310-035 & 310-027) by Kathy Sierra + Bert Bates
http://www.bookpool.com/sm/0072226846

Good luck!
 
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i took the cousre through computeach in england. I was also wondering if there are any books anyone would recomend. I felt i had trouble with threads, the java io and file handling
 
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hava already got a copy of that book but because it wasn't for the right exam haven't looked at it. Because i thought i might take me in a different direction or not cover the right topics
 
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Originally posted by Iain Palmer:
hava already got a copy of that book but because it wasn't for the right exam haven't looked at it. Because i thought i might take me in a different direction or not cover the right topics



Is there a particular reason why you opted to take 310�025 and not 310-035?
 
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Originally posted by Iain Palmer:
i took the cousre through computeach in england. I was also wondering if there are any books anyone would recomend. I felt i had trouble with threads, the java io and file handling



Read the Kathy and Bert's book. Even if it is wrong exam the basics would be the same. Taking some special courses never helped me. Sit down for a month or so writing programs and trying things you don't understand. Post your questions here, on Javaranch, you will get answers.
Working in this field would help but very slowly, about 10 times slower. Do it on your own.

You can do it!
 
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I was put on the 310-025 exam by computeach who i took the course through
 
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Originally posted by Iain Palmer:
I was put on the 310-025 exam by computeach who i took the course through



Because they didn't feel like re-training their teachers?
Study yourself... You will see how much more productive it is.
 
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OK thanks just opened the book think it might take me a while to get through
 
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The greatest mistake was going through Computeach. How is one sure the the instructors are even certified? Are they certified in the 310-035 version and had to put one in 310-025.

Rita Moore gave the right advice.
 
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Also do Dan Chisholm's mock exams. These are harder than the real exam. When you can score 75% on these you will ace the exam.
 
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The greatest mistake was going through Computeach. How is one sure the the instructors are even certified? Are they certified in the 310-035 version and had to put one in 310-025.

Rita Moore gave the right advice.
The Tutors have all pased the scjp exam but now working through Kathy & Berts Book ,but have looked in the contents and can't find any reference to Files or the javai/o package. Can you recommend any books to study this up on?
 
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Originally posted by Iain Palmer:
Can you recommend any books to study this up on?



If you search SCJP forums and FAQs you would find all the resources you need to pass this exam. They have so much material that its hard to go through all of them before exam. Good Luck!
 
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Originally posted by Iain Palmer:
The Tutors have all pased the scjp exam but now working through Kathy & Berts Book ,but have looked in the contents and can't find any reference to Files or the javai/o package. Can you recommend any books to study this up on?



Files and Java i/0 are no part of the 310-035 study guide. Though I did not use Kathy and Bert books but I heared a lot of words about it and I think it is great. I can not remember the name of the book I used right now b/c I am at the office but if you have a lot of money to throw around on more books then I would post the name once I get home; though I strongly believe that you have enough material to do it on your own already and you sure will do it on your own. Good Luck!
 
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