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SCBCD 5.0 Highly recommended books

 
Amirr Rafique
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Hi all

Please tell me any two books from below list that are highly recommended for SCBCD 5.0

1- Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 (5th Edition)
2- Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0
3- Pro EJB 3: Java Persistence API (Pro)
4- EJB 3 in Action

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I'd pick up 1,2 and 4. I'll start with 4, then use 2 for persistence and 1 for the rest.
 
Mikalai Zaikin
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IMHO:

1 - Is a MUST

4 - I heard that it is close to Head First style
 
Narendra Dhande
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Hi,

EJB 3 in Action is not exactly Head First Style. It is not exam oriented, but it is good introductory book. To clear the fundamentals this book is really good.

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kumarsp kumar
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Mikalai,

When you say 1, are you referring O'reilly. Let me know.

Regards,
Kumar.
 
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As far as the SCBCD 5 exam is concerned, do we need to refer Pro EJB 3: Java Persistence API (Pro) for Persistence. Is it not sufficient if we just read O'reilly? Is Persistence not covered in O'reilly? Let me know.
 
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Originally posted by kumarsp kumar:
As far as the SCBCD 5 exam is concerned, do we need to refer Pro EJB 3: Java Persistence API (Pro) for Persistence. Is it not sufficient if we just read O'reilly? Is Persistence not covered in O'reilly? Let me know.


The Pro EJB 3 covers Java Persistence in a greater detail. So better grab a copy of it and start your preparation on Entities.
 
Balakrishnan Viswanathan
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Hi All

I have just completed SCWCD and have started getting books for SCBCD.
Can you please let me know whether
a.) Pro EJB 3: Java Persistence API (Pro) and
b.) Head First EJB..

alone will help me getting through SCBCD

Waiting for your reply...
 
Mikalai Zaikin
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Originally posted by kumarsp kumar:
Mikalai,

When you say 1, are you referring O'reilly. Let me know.

Regards,
Kumar.


Yes, the book from O'Reilly.
 
Paul Michael
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Originally posted by Mikalai Zaikin:
IMHO:

1 - Is a MUST

4 - I heard that it is close to Head First style


I agree with MZ. I used the Oreilly EJB 3 book for the exam. But I heard EJB 3 In Action is a very good introductory book to EJB 3. (which is probably why MZ said it's close to HF style)
 
Paul Michael
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Originally posted by kumarsp kumar:
As far as the SCBCD 5 exam is concerned, do we need to refer Pro EJB 3: Java Persistence API (Pro) for Persistence. Is it not sufficient if we just read O'reilly? Is Persistence not covered in O'reilly? Let me know.


I only used the Oreilly book and got good marks in persistence. The Oreilly book has several chapters devoted to JPA. But it might be worth noting that I have a little background with Hibernate so that probably helped also.
 
Ed Tse
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Originally posted by Balakrishnan Viswanathan:
Hi All

I have just completed SCWCD and have started getting books for SCBCD.
Can you please let me know whether
a.) Pro EJB 3: Java Persistence API (Pro) and
b.) Head First EJB..

alone will help me getting through SCBCD

Waiting for your reply...


I heard that head first ejb is dated and it's not for ejb 3.0
 
Tushar Roy
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I guess ejbcore specs and persistence specs(along with the books) are very very important to score high marks in SCBCD 5...
 
Paulo Crestani
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Friends,

It seems we won't have a new release of Head First EJB for a while.


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Hi pcresta-

Unfortunately, there's not a new release of Head First EJB planned. It's something we want - which is why Chris saw it in our internal databases - but not something we've been able to find authors for.
Because EJB 3.0 changed so drastically from EJB 2.0, it's not as much a revision as, in many respects, an entirely new book. And Bert Bates and Kathy Sierra have become too busy with several other projects (including the recently-released Head First Servlets, 2nd edition) to invest the time into a new edition of EJB.
All that said, we are actively looking for EJB authors, and it's a book that we'd like very much to sign. I know that's not a terribly exciting or encouraging answer, but I wanted to be up-front.
And anyone out there dying to get into the Head First family, EJB would be a great title to propose and audition for! Check out the Write For Us link at http://www.headfirstlabs.com.

Thanks
Brett McLaughlin
Series Editor, Head First

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http://getsatisfaction.com/oreilly/topics/new_release_wanted_for_head_first_ejb
 
Renato Milan dos Santos
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Hi, everyone!

Taking a lift to this topic...
I've got a copy of Head First EJB in my hands.
Do you think it is enough to study for taking the SCBCD exam?

Best wishes,

Renato
 
Christophe Verré
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Do you think it is enough to study for taking the SCBCD exam?

For SCBCD5 ? You won't pass. You need another book aimed at EJB3.0, like those recommended above.
 
Paul Michael
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Great news!

If you're thinking of buying the Pro EJB 3 book, then try visiting the Apress daily deal site NOW and you can get it for just $10 (only within the 24-hour period).

More details here.
[ April 12, 2008: Message edited by: Paul Michael ]
 
Nicky Eng
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for those who bought the voucher for SCBCD CX-310-090 exam, must take the exam before end of April, because there wont be have this exam afterward.

SCBCD 5.0 CX-310-091/092 will replaces 090 code exam....
 
Vassili Vladimir
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That's fine, that's very fine.

Don't you think that there must be a book dedicated for the new exam ?

Please advice guys !!!

Regards,
 
Dejan Lazic
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Usually I prefer O'Reilly books, and don't like In Action series of books. Apress has also a lot of very good books.
 
Rajeev R Tumkur
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Pro EJB 3.0 is very useful for studying persistence part..
 
Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
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Rajeev R Tumkur wrote:Pro EJB 3.0 is very useful for studying persistence part..


hey guys. for SCBCD 5.0 the book enterprise javabeans 3.1 is useful or 3.0

http://www.amazon.com/Enterprise-JavaBeans-3-0-Ric...rd-Monson-Haefel/dp/059600978X Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0.
http://www.amazon.com/Enterprise-JavaBeans-3-1-And...pd_vtp_b_2/175-3204604-4176840 Enterprise JavaBeans 3.1.

the Version of 3.1 works for SCBCD 5.0 or the version Using 3.0 is best suited for the exam. thanks a lot..
 
Mikalai Zaikin
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Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar wrote:
Rajeev R Tumkur wrote:Pro EJB 3.0 is very useful for studying persistence part..


hey guys. for SCBCD 5.0 the book enterprise javabeans 3.1 is useful or 3.0

http://www.amazon.com/Enterprise-JavaBeans-3-0-Ric...rd-Monson-Haefel/dp/059600978X Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0.
http://www.amazon.com/Enterprise-JavaBeans-3-1-And...pd_vtp_b_2/175-3204604-4176840 Enterprise JavaBeans 3.1.

the Version of 3.1 works for SCBCD 5.0 or the version Using 3.0 is best suited for the exam. thanks a lot..


You need EJB 3.0 book, not EJB 3.1 book.
 
Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
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Mikalai Zaikin wrote:
Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar wrote:
Rajeev R Tumkur wrote:Pro EJB 3.0 is very useful for studying persistence part..


hey guys. for SCBCD 5.0 the book enterprise javabeans 3.1 is useful or 3.0

http://www.amazon.com/Enterprise-JavaBeans-3-0-Ric...rd-Monson-Haefel/dp/059600978X Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0.
http://www.amazon.com/Enterprise-JavaBeans-3-1-And...pd_vtp_b_2/175-3204604-4176840 Enterprise JavaBeans 3.1.

the Version of 3.1 works for SCBCD 5.0 or the version Using 3.0 is best suited for the exam. thanks a lot..


You need EJB 3.0 book, not EJB 3.1 book.

thanks Mikalai Zaikin. God Bless.
 
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