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SCJD requirment


Joined: Aug 01, 2003
Posts: 21
having scjp,i am planing to pass the SCJD, can someone advice me:
- Good books to buy for preparation
- how long approximatively it take to be certified
Bill Robertson
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Joined: Mar 21, 2003
Posts: 234
The best book hands down is:
The Sun Certified Java Developer Exam with J2SE 1.4
by Mehran Habibi
ISBN: 1590590309
And an extra bonus, Mehran (max) Habibi monitors this very forum.
He gives some excellent answers.
How long does it take? According to another book I read sun estimates
between 100 and 120 man hours of programming. And this does not take
into account design, testing, and getting familiar with the language.
It seems that most take around 3 months for all of this.
Jason Dobies

Joined: Aug 13, 2003
Posts: 20
The timeframe is pretty dependent on your amount of Swing knowledge. I had had quite a bit of Swing experience prior to the exam, so I didn't have to take the time to learn how everything works. If you haven't worked with Swing before, you might want to take a little time to get familiar with it, especially working with JTable. The LayoutManagers can be tricky in the beginning and you'll save some frustration with the exam if you get some base knowledge of them before starting.
Good luck!

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