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Books for Architech/Enterprise Certification

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This is an email I sent to Marcus Green
Sun changed their Architech certification now it has 3 tests! 1 multichoice, 2 project, 3 essay
Here are my recommended books: I skimmed all books in the bookstore and i think my selection is also good

I looked at the books that sun recommends in the bookstore and they are ok.
these are better , check them out in the bookstore and you will see they are very well written.
Developing software with UML : Bernd Oestereich
Java Modeling in color with uml : peter coad
Java in Practice : Design styles and idioms for
effective java ( design patterns.
Nigel warren and Philip Bishop
Java Style : Patterns for Implementation
Jeff Langr

Designing Enterprise Applications with java 2 enterprise edition

Java 2 platform Enterprise edition : bill shannon
Both of the above books cover Ejb's , jsp and xml
( XML is on the java enterprise test! ) one or 2 questions according to paul W. or aaron robinson ,I think at javaranch this guy wrote a cool book on ejbs!

Deitel and Deitel are coming out with 2 books 1 on java enterprise and the other on xml this christmas 2000
And oreilly's java 2 security.

links for books here!


Suggsted Reading List:
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition: Platform and Component Specifications
(The Java Series) by Bill Shannon, et al.
Addison-Wesley Pub Co
ISBN: 0201704560
Designing Enterprise Applications with the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition
(The Java Series)
by Nicholas Kassem, Enterprise Team
Addison-Wesley Pub Co
ISBN: 0201702770
Supplementary Reading List:

Java 2 Network Security
Marco Pistoia
Duane F. Reller
Deepak Gupta
Milind Nagnur
Ashok K. Ramani
Design Patterns and Contracts
Jean-Marc Jezequel
Michel Train
Christine mingins
Design Patterns
Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John Vlissides, Grady Booch
Java Enterprise in a Nutshell
David Flanagan, Jim Farley
William Crawford
Kris Magnusson
UML Distilled
Martin Fowler
Enterprise Java Beans
Richard Monson-Haefel

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