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Is this independent forum ?????

Sanjay pts
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Joined: Nov 07, 2000
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I have dought that is that forum is biased by HFS&J book author ???.
Please help me to clarify my dought???.Because all people talk about that book.Is that book is really good ???


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Nicholas Cheung
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Joined: Nov 07, 2003
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The moderator of this forum is NOT the authors. However, here, we all love Kathy and Bert's book, for SCJP 1.4, HFS&J for SCWCD 1.4 and HFEJB for SCBCD 1.3.

Personally, I found their books are very helpful for me to both study the exam and understand the technology. Thus, people here usually refer to their book.


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Steven Bell
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Joined: Dec 29, 2004
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Well, this forum is pretty open to just about anybodys opinion. I personally have a couple of the HF books (although not HFS&J) and have found them great. If a large number of people have a very high opinion of something it usually isn't some sort of bias, it's usually a good product. I don't know anybody who uses some product, doesn't like it, and then goes and tells everybody how great it is.
Brian Sigurdson

Joined: Dec 09, 2004
Posts: 4
I have all the HF books and have found them to be of great value. I'm waiting to pre-order HF Java Web Services (hint hint

scjp 1.2:1.4, scwcd 1.3:1.4, scbcd 1.3, IBM 141:484:486
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