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What is the toughest objective?

Ajith Kallambella

Joined: Mar 17, 2000
Posts: 5782
Okay, here's something to stir up the general interest...
What is the toughest topic that bothers/bothered you while preparing for the test? This would include the most confusing, the hardest to understand and/or the most difficult one to remember ... ... you get the idea...

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Saravanan Subramanian

Joined: Feb 24, 2002
Posts: 13
XSLT and XPath.
However, I think a bigger problem for me in terms of preparation is that all three books that IBM recommends are not really the greatest examples of book writing, and so, I am forced to take an alternate approach to understanding the technology in depth.
I just finished reading a book called "Strategic XML" over the weekend, and I would recommend it anyone wanting to understand XML before proceeding to read the "Big" books.
What do the others think?
Saravanan Subramanian
I agree. Here's the link:
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