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Is this book still relevant for SCEA 5?

jeff mutonho
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Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies (2nd Edition) (Sun Core Series) by Deepak Alur , Dan Malks , John Crupi
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Rama Ghanta
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Yes, this book is a must have SCEA 5. Useful for both Part I and II.

Originally posted by jeff mutonho:
Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies (2nd Edition) (Sun Core Series) by Deepak Alur , Dan Malks , John Crupi

[ September 06, 2008: Message edited by: jeff mutonho ]


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Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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I also believe the book is a must have, although Sun does make most of that material available free online, so if you're pinching pennies, you can get most of it for free.

Here's an interesting thread on JEE5 design patterns, and which J2EE design patterns might be obsolete with EJB3 and JEE5:

Which J2EE Design Patterns No Longer Apply to JEE5 and EJB3? Which Patterns are Obsolete?

-Cameron McKenzie
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I think it's a must for Part I. But not really that important for Part II especially if you're thinking of submitting a JEE 5 solution.

Like what Cameron said, some patterns there can be considered obsolete in JEE 5.


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