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Hi All,

Many people suggests K and B book for SCJP.
Does this book is more helpful than Programmer's Guide to Java SCJP Certification ?
Please suggest.

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- Kuldeep Yadav
 
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I'm sure this is a matter of opinion, so my best suggestion for you is to go to a bookstore and look at both of them. Or, better yet, buy both of them.

I have only used K&B (I'm not familiar with the other book.) I'm happy with K&B, but my opinion, as all other opinions, is worthless for all intents and purposes.
 
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It is a good idea to read both books.
I have started with Kathy's book, and after that,
I will read Khalid's book. This is the best
preparation you can get.
You should always read more than one book
to prepare for an exam.
 
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Oliver Rensen wrote:It is a good idea to read both books.
I have started with Kathy's book, and after that,
I will read Khalid's book. This is the best
preparation you can get.
You should always read more than one book
to prepare for an exam.



I do not believe one has to read more than one book to prepare for Java certifications; one good book is all you need. It has always worked for me.
 
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I think for just passing the exam or even for getting a good score one book may be sufficient.

But really, you should look for books that are well suited for your understanding of Java - if you are a beginner then go for a book that covers the whys and the hows - if you already know a lot of basics and have years of experience then a book that may not cover the basics will be more understandable to read.

In college most students read only text books and that is sufficient to pass college tests and exams. but students are encouraged to read books other than text books - by doing this it is possible to get a deeper and better understanding of the subject from different perspectives.

One book cannot cover everything - there are also many online tutorials you can read to understand many basic things.

By reading more than one book or articles, and well-written online tutorials you'll be a much better programmer.

Just my 2 cents.

I have a lot of books so far, not much space to keep them - from now on I'm considering buying only electronic books to save storage space.
 
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Read my reply in this thread in this forum.

The two books approach the subject matter in different ways.
You should decide what works for you.
 
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Hi All,
Thanks for reply.
I am agree with Oliver and Ruben , both books will help us for SCJP.

It is a good idea to read both books.



...And that leads to good score in SCJP exam.

Thanks

- Kuldeep Yadav





 
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