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Vassili Vladimir
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Hi,

What's the best book for SCMAD certification ?

Thanks in advance ...
 
Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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Hmmmmm...

This has sat unanswered for a while.

Maybe the answer is to write one ourselves. Are you in?



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Lucas Abrah´┐Żo
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Hii..
The Brazilian J2ME Community has attempted once to write a book but with no success... we're planning to go forth with the idea about writing a SCMAD book, but nobody has a time to invest in it... So, what do you think guys to ask to Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates to write a book covering this SCMAD version? I love their books and I think that it would help a lot the JME Community! :-D
But answering to the topic.. There's no specific JME book in the marketplace today... Guys are used to study via some JME books like John Muchow's and some others... Sun definetely left JME for the future, they are researching about bringing some new API's and memories to cell phones and then.. consequently.. JSE will be running on it! :-D
 
Vassili Vladimir
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Hi,

For me, I wish that Bert Bates and Kathy Sierra write books on each and every topic in Java, that will be wonderful, really wonderful ...

Let's wait and see

Best regards,
 
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Hi,

I wait for more then two years now ....
 
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But let see, if I start now without any books.
 
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Hi Guys,

Thanks for the encouragement! We'd really, really like to write an ME book! I just responded in another thread that my guess is the reason ME hasn't taken off is because the phone manufacturers can't seem to agree on any standards, so deploying an app across different phones is such a big pain!

What surprises me is that big companies don't pick a type of phone for their employees, and write apps for that specific phone?

Bert
 
Sathya Srinivasan
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Well,

A couple of guys from this forum and I started writing the book for SCMAD. We are done with the material, but so far have not been able to publish it due to the uncertainty of the market potential, at least in US.

We are currently looking into publishers outside US, as the market seems to be stronger there.

If there is no sufficient interest, we may just end up open-sourcing the book!
 
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That's right. We are current working with a couple of publishers outside U.S. to get this published as soon as possible.

We will see a certain amount of time. Like Sathya said, if there is no sufficient interest, we may just open-source the book or self-publish it.

Just to let the ranchers know, the book is now 99.99% ready to be published.

But let's see.
 
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What about begining J2ME from Apress ? How does it relate to the exam ? If I follow that book what will be the additional tutorials I should get ?
 
Theodore Casser
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For the purposes of studying for this exam, I liked Beginning J2ME. I don't know that I'd use it as my sole reference for preparation, but it was definitely a good foundation.
 
Sanjeev BhimaRao
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Hi,
Even I started off with Beginning J2ME by Kundsen and Li. It was good as a starter but I found that there were just way too many API to remember.

I went through Satya's notes and they were crisp and to the point.

However, from the point of clearing the exam, I am not sure which of the two will really help. To be on safer side, read them both.

And of course, the spec. I guess a combination of the three should help. I am taking my exam in a couple of weeks from now. Still doubtful on how helpful it will be in the long run (with Android making its way slowly...)

However, my money is still on Sun Standards.

All the best,
Sanjeev
 
Vassili Vladimir
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Dear Ko Ko Naing,

Any news about the book you are writing?

Best regards,
 
Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
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I'm looking forward with the book too.
 
sandun dhammika perera
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There are many books that you can download via internet ,
just this is illeagal , but it is no mater to mod if I show them here ?

this is a question for the mod . I was kicked out from several forms beacuse
of this .(publishing the illeagal things )
 
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Originally posted by sandun dhammika perera:
I was kicked out from several forms beacuse
of this .(publishing the illeagal things )

And you will be kicked out from here as well. JavaRanch is not the place to trade illegally in copyrighted material. How do you think authors (of which we have quite a few hanging out with us) would feel about people stealing their work?
 
Ko Ko Naing
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Originally posted by Ulf Dittmer:

And you will be kicked out from here as well. JavaRanch is not the place to trade illegally in copyrighted material. How do you think authors (of which we have quite a few hanging out with us) would feel about people stealing their work?


I will definitely kick him out of here if he does the same here.
 
Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
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Just to let the ranchers know, the book is now 99.99% ready to be published


I can't wait for SCMAD book. Just make sure there aren't any typos and it is fully covered all the exam objective. Whether I will take the SCMAD exam or not is depend on this book.

I always rely heavily on study guide. While waiting for this book, I'm planning and preparing for SCJD. I hope the book will be published as soon as I passed SCJD.


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sandun dhammika perera
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I'm not violate any rules here .

[ UD: You've got to be kidding. This is your final warning. Next time you engage in illicit activities your account will be closed and your IP address banned. ]
[ April 03, 2008: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]
 
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Java 2 Micro Edition by JAMES WHITE and DAVID HEMPHILL appears to be good one too. I am enjoying reading the book.
 
Sonal Sharma
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Hi folks,
How about this link:http://www.javaworld.com/channel_content/jw-micro-index.html

Thanks and regards
 
Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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I run a little publishing company, and would be more than happy to publish any work you have.

I do it for the love, not the money, so I'm pretty generous with the profits - if there are any.

Message me through the ranch, if you're interested. You can also check out my other books and titles through my signature links. My Hibernate book just came out. It's got a pretty neat supporting website. I'd be happy to put together the same type of things for your book.

So, have we hijacked this thread enough?



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Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
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Is there any progress with the SCMAD book?
 
Vassili Vladimir
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I hope there is !
 
Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
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No matter the price is, I'll buy the book. I always rely on study guides rather than real experience. What about you?



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Vassili Vladimir
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Me too, no matter the price ...
 
Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
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Why the good authors such as K&B, Cameron, or Andrew Monkhouse don't write the book for SCMAD ? I'm still waiting for the book.
 
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Just a couple of comments about study guides...

Of course when we write a study guide we don't want there to be any errors in the book. Of course, since we're human beings, there always are some errors. Anyone who writes a study guide book is being generous with their time - it's no way to get rich! So, when you pick up someone's study guide, be generous with your reviews! Think of your study guide as something that will help you, but you still have to take a LOT of responsibility for your own learning! If you find an error in a study guide that's a good sign that you're really learning the material!

hth,

Bert

p.s. We'd like to write a SCMAD book, and if the time ever feels right, we'll let everyone know. At this point though it wouldn't be appropriate for anyone to wait for us because we might never write it at all!
 
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Hi all

As a quick update we are proceeding with our attempts to publish the book. We have sent the material to our publishers and are waiting for a final word from them. We will keep you posted as and when there is progress.
 
Vassili Vladimir
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Holeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeey
 
Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
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Great!!!
 
Ko Ko Naing
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Originally posted by Sathya Srinivasan:
Hi all

As a quick update we are proceeding with our attempts to publish the book. We have sent the material to our publishers and are waiting for a final word from them. We will keep you posted as and when there is progress.


In fact, the time is getting closer and closer.
 
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Hi Guys
hi...hi...hi..... I am new to the forum . I am SCJP(1.5) certifier.

I am also preparing for the SCMAD exam.If any body having the J2ME materials or SCMAD materials please forward to my mail id it_lgesh@crawler.com.
 
Vassili Vladimir
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Vassili, What are you doing while waiting for the book? I'm planning to take the SCJD.
 
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Originally posted by Vassili Vladimir:


Vassili....what happened to your SCBCD plans?

Bert, there are a lot of audiences waiting for your book. Please consider us and give us the good news that there will be either a SCMAD or SCBCD 5 book some time soon.
 
Vassili Vladimir
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Guys,

As a matter of fact, because of the loads of pressure at work and the need of a new certification, I'm preparing for SCJA, since i need to do a certification by the end of the year.

Meanwhile, I'm waiting for a SCBCD book

Bert, please we need a Head first book

Regards,
 
Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
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Can we just using regular Java ME book and used third party software such as Enthuware or Whizlabs?

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Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
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Are there any news about SCMAD study guide?

I almost done my SCJD assignment, I hope the book comes when I passed SCJD.

Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
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Any updates about the book?
 
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