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Salim Mohamed
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Joined: Sep 19, 2002
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Hi Everybody,
I am planning to take SCJP. How long will it take for one to prepare for the SCJP for a programmer having 2 yrs of experience in Java. Or Can anyone tell me how long it took for you to prepare yourself for the exam.
I also dont know where to start. Could somebody help me out with where I should get myself started and what are the list of materials (other than phillip heller book) that I should go through and practice. Also , what areas should be concentrated more.
Anyhelp will be greatly appreciated.
Alfred Kemety
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Joined: Aug 14, 2002
Posts: 279
Well, I don't know why you didn't you get a sooner reply "Mohamed" but, Here You're going to find all the resources for your Java Programmer cert. One more tip, read the JLS, it's important.
Good luck
[ October 25, 2002: Message edited by: Alfred Kemety ]

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Vin Kris
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 154
Am i missing something here?
Mohamed Salim's post -> October 25, 2002 12:20 PM

Alfred Kemety's reply -> October 25, 2002 11:29 PM
neways, welcome to javaranch Mohamed. 2 yrs experience in java. hmmm... I am giving my exam on 9th nov and I have 1 yr exp. I have been preparing gradually since almost 3 months in between my work. If you just wanna pass - I'd say 2 weeks is enough. You wanna be in the elite 95% group - upto you. All the best.
 
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