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Goran Markovic
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Hi boys & girls,

I have a little doubt between a two books I found about preparation of SCWCD exam. It is famously o'reilly as one:

"Head First Servlets and JSP"

and the another is of Manning :

"SCWCD Exam Study Kit"

However, even the former is newer unlike a manning, for a three year (does that involve certain changes made but later edition, or else...) , I find the second one much more "professional and serious". The o'reilly is a little bit "childish" to me (as much as I could conclude on skimming both of them).
What is your opinion, and what will be preferable for someone how did prepare exam from one of these two books?
Thanks

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Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Originally posted by Slobodan Erakovic:
However, even the former is newer unlike a manning, for a three year (does that involve certain changes made but later edition, or else...) ,


many of the javaranch folk scored 90+ on SCWCD with HFSJ .

Originally posted by Slobodan Erakovic:
What is your opinion, and what will be preferable for someone how did prepare exam from one of these two books?


if possible Both

Originally posted by Slobodan Erakovic:
I find the second one much more "professional and serious". The o'reilly is a little bit "childish" to me (as much as I could conclude on skimming both of them).


"childish" ? Hope it is the Good Teaching style
 
Goran Markovic
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Ok, so you believe that HFSJ is better accommodated for solely purpose of exam, then another one?
 
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Originally posted by Slobodan Erakovic:
Ok, so you believe that HFSJ is better accommodated for solely purpose of exam, then another one?


i mean you can learn from both. each one has its own unique identifier
 
Goran Markovic
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ok. Thanks!
 
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Originally posted by Slobodan Erakovic:
ok. Thanks!


you are welcome
 
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It's a shame to see people asking which illegal book they should download. Whichever book you choose, buy it. I've removed the filenames of illegal files you've posted.
 
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Slobodan, if you think it childish, then you are a serious programmer. Still, give it a shot, i am on page 181 right now, and, even though the initial impression is "childish", they seem to be covering material (for the exam) just fine.
 
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