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Anonymous
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
Hi everyone! I passes the SCJP with 92%.
It was easy. I however regret missing out those 8%.
Thanks RHE(Robert & Hellers Book), Marcus(www.jchq.net), JavaRanch, Bill's site(http://www.lanw.com/java/javacert/default.htm). I took help from anywhere and everywhere. The exam simulation JSecure(www.netcraftonline.com) also helped. Its got a similar look and feel of the real exam.
Most of the questions were similar to the RHE book and simulation.
Marcus sometimes I wonder why you carry out this work so selflessly.
Thanks once again.
ps: Could anyone give a list of Developer Exam resources.
Praveen Kumar
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Joined: Jul 27, 2000
Posts: 31
Dear Richard,
Congrats!
I am also preparing for SCJP. I have accumlated many books
including RHE,Cram,Boone almost every publication.
i have also appeared for different mock test. the result
is not very satisfactory. it appears from ur message that
RHE suffices every need. but i am confused by the variety
of questions and approaches followed by different books.
pl.advise if RHE suffices all needs.so that now onwards i can
concentrate on this only.

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Praveen Kumar
Mumbai ,India
email: bades@vsnl.com


Praveen Kumar<BR>Mumbai ,India<BR>email: bades@vsnl.com
Anil Kollur
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Joined: Mar 25, 2000
Posts: 101

Hello Richard,
Many many congratulations on passing SCJP with 92%, and thanx for ur tips. Wish u all the best in ur future career and also I think u r planning to take the Developer exam, if u get any resources online let me know.
Regards
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Anil Kollur


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Ajith Kallambella
Sheriff

Joined: Mar 17, 2000
Posts: 5782
Congratulations!! and good luck for SCJD
Ajith


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Richard
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 01, 2000
Posts: 3
Praveen, RHE is sufficient. Do it with your heart and you need not touch any other book. That's a guarantee.
Sandra Marti
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Joined: Jun 08, 2000
Posts: 63
Richard,
Congratulations! Thats a good score
Ed Lance
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Joined: Aug 02, 2000
Posts: 38
Congrats on your score! I too, have a similar question to the one above re: RHE. If RHE covers all you need to know, why do so many of the other practice exams seem be so unlike the RHE exam?
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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