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Danish Shaukat
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Joined: Nov 16, 1999
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Hi folks!
I'm preparing for scj2p(1.4) exam.
I've got RHE Second Edition.
I've also got Khalid Mughal's book.
Will these be sufficent?
Do i need to buy RHE Third Edition ?
Regards
Danish
[ October 22, 2002: Message edited by: Danish Shaukat ]
Dan Chisholm
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Joined: Jul 02, 2002
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In my opinion two books are enough. Just start working through one of them and try some mock exams. My web site has single topic exams that you can use after you complete each chapter. In addition to the books that you already have you can always refer to the Java Language Specification.


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Barry Gaunt
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Do i need to buy RHE Third Edition ?

No, it's a waste of money if you do.
But I would add a real book on the Java language,
not just exam oriented books. Maybe "The Java Programming Language", 3rd Edition by Gosling et.al
[ October 22, 2002: Message edited by: Barry Gaunt ]

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Mansi Dave
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Joined: Aug 06, 2002
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Barry,
Does the book you mentioned a contain the Java Language Specification?
Thanks.
Mansi
Barry Gaunt
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No, you can download the JLS (free) from Sun here.
The book I mentioned is this one.
-Barry
 
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