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Mark Cade's Study Guide

JiaPei Jen
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It looks to me that Mark Cade's Study Guide is available in book stores:
TITLE: Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for J2EE(TM) Technology Study Guide
ISBN: 0130449164
Author: Mark Cade, Simon Roberts
Binding: Paperback 400 pages
Burk Hufnagel
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I thought is wasn't supposed to hit the stands until March 25! Have you actually seen it the book or just a listing for it?

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Burk Hufnagel
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I just hit amazon and, while they list it, they say it's supposed to be published on March 15th, but they're taking orders now.
Burk Hufnagel
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I figured I'd check fatbrain while I was at it and here's what they have:
It's 400 pages and...
The only study guide written by the lead developers and assessors of the architect exam.
The first officially authorized study guide for the challenging Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition exams. Java platform experts Cade and Roberts provide expert guidance and background for designing effective J2EETM technology architectures—as well as comprehensive preparation for every exam element: multiple-choice exam, assignment, and essay. You'll find start-to-finish coverage of key J2EE platform architectural issues and every exam objective, including:
Understanding the goals of system architecture
Creating requirements and architectural documents that serve as blueprints for the entire development process
Leveraging proven design patterns
Identifying the right J2EE technologies and APIs for your application
Maximizing security and accounting for firewalls in enterprise environments
Providing legacy access: appropriate techniques and errors to avoid
Using the Enterprise JavaBeansTM architecture Container Model to maximize scalability
Evaluating the advantages and weaknesses of existing architectures
Endorsed as a study guide for the Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for J2EE Technology exam by Sun Educational Services.
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