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How to start???

sitalaxmi madabhushi

Joined: Mar 21, 2006
Posts: 21
Hi ,

I done SCJP 1.4 few days back.

Can any body help me regarding books selection?I have HFSJ.Do I need some more books ? Please suggest the way you started preparation.


SCJP 1.4
Frederic Esnault
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Joined: Feb 13, 2006
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If you have HFSJ, then the biggest part is done
You should definitely read the Servlet specs carefully, and at least have a look at JSTL and JSP specs (and keep them handy for specific questions you mught have).

I made a servlet spec summary available on my website if you wish.

Good luck for the SCWCD exam !

SCJP 5 - SCWCD 1.4 - SCBCD 1.3 - Certification study documents/resources:
sitalaxmi madabhushi

Joined: Mar 21, 2006
Posts: 21
Hi Frederic,

Thank you .I will make a point to go through the spec summary from your web site.

can you tell me some tips that should be kept in mind for preparation? I have to tell you that I have no work experience regarding the subject.Does this affect my preparation for exam.?

Ernesto Leyva
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Joined: Feb 23, 2006
Posts: 62
Since most of the J2EE API is made up of interfaces. You need to download a servlet container like tomcat 5.5 and install it. Tomcat contains the jar files with the concrete classes to compile and run examples.
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