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Books/Certification study guides for SCWCD 1.4

Sumant Dhall

Joined: May 25, 2004
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I am planning to take the SCWCD 1.4 exam. I have done a little bit of development with servlets and JSP so I'm not a novice but also not an expert.

Please recommend some books I should study for J2EE 1.4 before I dive into a certification study book.

Also, please recommend some certification study books for 1.4 as well. Do Kathy and Bert have a book out for this certification yet? I loved their book for the java programmer 1.4 certification.

Mikalai Zaikin
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Joined: Jun 04, 2002
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Kathy's and Bert's book for SCWCD 1.4 is going to be available in June.

In the meantime you may want to look at this website.


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Frans Ntsowe

Joined: Mar 09, 2003
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What i believe what you should get is, Servlets 2.4 and JSP 2.0 Specification documents.And are downloadable from
So I used SCWCD book by Hanumant Deshmukh to prepare for 1.4 and I concentrated on the Specification. Especially on Designing tag libraries and the like.


Frans Ntsowe<br />SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4 and SCEA
Mikalai Zaikin
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that is not completely accurate, because JSTL is also mentioned in new test objectives...

cheers !
Sivasundaram Umapathy
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Also, Manning's SCWCD 1.4 exam study kit for is expected before the end of summer.

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Mikalai Zaikin
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Where did you get this information from ?

Seems like nothing about this on manning web-site...
I agree. Here's the link:
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