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Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates - SCJP/SCJD Book

Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
Posts: 17276

Well guys I perused the book yesterday at the bookstore and looked at the SCJD pages, I found it to be very good. It takes a different approach as you won't see code, but you will get the concepts and designs that are needed.
I found the paragraphs on the assessor and what the assignment is about to be invaluable. It will definitely help those that want to build the Taj Mahal, and don't need to.
Here is the link to the book at bookpool.
The Book.
Although currently it is out of stock, but I am sure Amazon has it too.
[ January 13, 2003: Message edited by: Mark Spritzler ]

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Ben Ritchie
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Joined: Nov 18, 2002
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I've been using the SCJD part a lot - I also think it's very good, and I'd definitely recommend it. Goes well with Max Habibi's book

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Max Habibi
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As a FYI, based on my conversations with Kathy, I also think it's a good book. She's worked hard to provide a valuable resource to the Java Community, and I think that she's been successful. She has a slightly different approach then I do, but I think that's a good thing.
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Mustafa Segun

Joined: Jan 19, 2010
Posts: 18
@Mark ..
Please how can i buy this Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates book online ? please a working good link will be highly appreciated !
I want to get this book for preparing for my Sun Certified Java Developer exams from Nigeria

Roberto Perillo

Joined: Dec 28, 2007
Posts: 2271

Howdy, Mustafa!

Champion, this is the book they are talking about: Sun Certified Programmer & Developer for Java 2 Study Guide.

You might also consider this book: SCJD Exam with J2SE 5, Second Edition. This book is the best reference for the SCJD certification, covers all topics and we highly recommend it!

Cheers, Bob "John Lennon" Perillo
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Mustafa Segun

Joined: Jan 19, 2010
Posts: 18
Thanks so much ... i will work on it
Roel De Nijs

Joined: Jul 19, 2004
Posts: 8408

Hi Mustafa,

Both books are mentioned in the ScjdFaq, together with a whole other bunch of valuable information about the SCJD exam. So don't forget to give it a read.

And try not to wake up zombie threads (this one is more than 7 years old). Just start a new thread (topic) to ask your questions instead of replying to such an old thread.

Kind regards,

SCJA, SCJP (1.4 | 5.0 | 6.0), SCJD
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