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Michael Carlson
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Joined: Sep 11, 2005
Posts: 78
I've been studying for the scjp 1.4, and when I'm ready to take the exam something comes up. But I should have this wrapped up soon.
Roopa Chitradurga

Joined: Mar 17, 2006
Posts: 8
I'm preparing for 1.4.I have been practising java from couple months and hence more comfortable than 1.5.If there is no other distractions,then I should wrapp this up by june end.
Suhas Wadadekar
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Joined: May 16, 2006
Posts: 96
I still have 2 months to go, but I think I will go ahead with 1.4.....cos 1.I dont have the required material
2. I dont have JDK 1.5 (not a really gr* reason )
3. From one of the replies to my topic Why take SCJP 1.5?, i think, it hardly makes any difference in ur CV if u r a 1.4 or 1.5 certified...
4. I have come halfway through preparing for 1.4....dont wish to go back to scratch
Greg Charles

Joined: Oct 01, 2001
Posts: 2969

My whole department is studying for SCJP 1.4 using your book as a study guide. We have weekly "Lunchtime Learnings" and try to cover one chapter per session. I hope we can get everyone certified within the next few weeks.
Bart Seaforth

Joined: May 17, 2006
Posts: 4
I'm going for version 1.4 because I have all the materials and cannot afford to by all the new editions for 1.5. It would bother me to waste the books I have on 1.4. But if I pass 1.4 then I would probably start thinking about 1.5 later.
Sharn Arora
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Joined: May 09, 2006
Posts: 57
Me too studying for SCJP 1.4

SCJP 1.4 - 95%
Jacob Thomas
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Joined: May 06, 2003
Posts: 51
I am studying for SCJP 1.4. I believe Java 1.4 is more widely used in companies than Java 5. I think cracking SCJP 1.4 is easier than SCJP 5. Since SCJP 1.4 has been around a long time, it's easier to get study materials and mock exams. I personally feel that once you are a SCJP, it really doesn't matter whether it's version 1.4 or 5.
Kavita Kale
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Joined: Jan 01, 2006
Posts: 34
Hi !!!
I m preparing for SCJP 1.4
Shiraz Khan
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Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 51
I am studying for SCJP and going to give the exams after 3 days
sunil choudhary
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Joined: Nov 10, 2000
Posts: 141

Preparing 1.4
I find 1.5 to be a major difference then 1.4 For having a backward compatible knowledge base I think it will be better to take 1.5 piece meal.

Thanks to Kathy and you for the wonderful books and blog
[ May 25, 2006: Message edited by: sunil choudhary ]

"Learning is weightless, a treasure you can always carry easily." -Chinese Proverb
Siri Naray
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Joined: May 19, 2006
Posts: 105
Hi Bert,
I am preparing for 1.5. I lost touch with java for 4 yrs now. I should anyway start from scratch. So why not give the latest one!!

Sirisha Ghatty

If you worry you cannot work... If you work you need not worry
Chris Wox
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Joined: May 25, 2006
Posts: 34
I am also preparing for SCJP 1.4
Krishna Bulusu
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Joined: Jan 27, 2006
Posts: 32
hi mark,

thank u for posting my reply.....
i am preparing for SCJP 1.4.....b' was there in my previous thread....

Satya Narayan Pujapanda

Joined: May 28, 2006
Posts: 1
I've decided to go for 1.4 after seeing all above responses and i think 1.5 is brand new and for me 1.5 also costs Rs 2500(INR)more dan in 1.4 in india to give d xam.And it is hard to prepare for 1.5
Sanjeev Kulkarni

Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 26
Hello Sir,

I'm preparing for SCJP 1.4 since 1 month. I'm finding K&B book very useful.
I want to move to a diff. company, as I think I'll be more employable if I'm a SCJP 1.4 !

Matt Moran

Joined: Mar 12, 2005
Posts: 13

1.4 - we're on 1.3 at work, and I've been reading the 1.4 edition of the K&B book for the past year or so. I may upgrade later if we upgrade our Java.
Muralitharan Pannerselvam

Joined: Jun 07, 2006
Posts: 15

i m preparing for SCJP 1.4 and planning to take the exam next month.All the best to all .

Thanks and Regards,<br />Muralitharan P
Some Dude

Joined: Jun 20, 2006
Posts: 2
Well this is my first post... and hello to u all...

well m going in for SCJP 1.4 cuz i aint in touch with 1.5 and if any of u guys can be of any help PLZ tell me

but at the rate m going i feel like i wont be done until i get married and i get kids and they get married lool stupid thats how i feel
s thota

Joined: Jun 19, 2006
Posts: 6

I've been preparing for the last few months to give up scjp 1.4. I'm still half way thru. yet to start my mocks now. Every time I start my preparation, break at some point and start from the first again. Hope I'll do it this time

Regards,<br />sthota
sujay kadam

Joined: Jun 20, 2006
Posts: 6
I plan to take the exam in the first week of July. I havent bought my voucher yet, will do so in a few days time. I have been studying for 3 months now, though not regularly. Good luck to the rest of you!

scjp 1.4
Finner Jones
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Joined: Jun 12, 2006
Posts: 39
Going for SCJP 1.4, hopefully in September. I decided on 1.4 because I want to do SCJD next year in 1.5.
Good luck to all for the coming weeks and months.

Pinkal Patel
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Joined: Jun 16, 2006
Posts: 57
I am Going for 1.5 Examination.

I have work innff in 1.4 so now want to clear Certification of 1.5 and next assignment on 1.5

Pinkal Patel<br />SCJP 1.5<br />Preparing for SCWCD
krish bajaj
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Joined: Jun 19, 2006
Posts: 31
hello there
i am a student and preparing for scjp1.4 and really tired after preparation and i am not choose this for any job purpose ,just want to be certified that's all
i am going to give the exam on 28th june
and u know i started my prep from 2 june ,My threads ,Collection concepts are really week i do not know should i clear this or not but even then i will try
Best of Luck to all of u
krish bajaj
Bert Bates

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Posts: 8898

Spot false dilemmas now, ask me how!
(If you're not on the edge, you're taking up too much room.)
rajeshwar Rao
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Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 31
I am taking scjp 1.4 exam. I think scjp 1.5 mostly concentrate on the additional topics included and neglects the actual topics of scjp 1.4 and the topics in scjp 1.4 are used much in real time when compared to additional topics in scjp 1.5

sonali sawant

Joined: Oct 24, 2005
Posts: 13
Hi I am studying for SCJP 1.4
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