This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
I think that when I sat down for it, it took me about two weeks to prepare, given my experience at the time (about 4 years in the Java EE space). The biggest hurdle I dealt with was trying to make sure that I knew the difference between the spec on Part I - J2EE 1.2 - and the version we were using in the office.
Theodore Jonathan Casser
SCJP/SCSNI/SCBCD/SCWCD/SCDJWS/SCMAD/SCEA/MCTS/MCPD... and so many more letters than you can shake a stick at!