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Uma Kanth
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Joined: Sep 16, 2002
Posts: 20
I have 2 years of experence in Java. Can some body help me how long does it take for to prepare for SCJP 1.4 exam?
Valentin Crettaz
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Joined: Aug 26, 2001
Posts: 7610
As a starter you might want to read Maha's journey to SCJP:
http://www.javaranch.com/maha/Resources/resources.html
With two years experience I don't think this is gonna be a big thing for you to get certified.
Please find some useful links below to get started:
Objectives:
SCJP 1.2 objectives
SCJP 1.4 objectives
Specification:
Java Language Specification 2nd (JLS)
Official Java Language Specification Errata
Unofficial Java Language Specification Errata
Mock exams:
Maha's site
Javaranch mock exams list
Marcus Green's web site
Jiris e-Learning System
Dan Chisholm's web site
JDiscuss' mock exams list
Valentin's mock exam
Hints:
Sun Certified Java Programmer Pre-Exam Essentials by Dylan Walsh
Free Java lessons
The one thing I wish I'd done... by Kathy Sierra
Traps to be aware of in any SCJP test !!! :) by Maha Anna
5 days before the exam. Any last minute stuff I should look out for?
Top Ten Errors Java Programmers Make
Preparation tips by Maha Anna
Don't forget our Sun Certification Results forum where people give some feedback after taking the exam.
Also check out the Javaranch's newsletters which contain very useful information.
Articles:
100% Certified Java Coders: How To Get Certified by Michael D. Meloan
An SCJP 1.4 certification primer by Pradeep Chopra, Whizlabs Software Ltd
You said "Certification"? by Valentin Crettaz
Other interesting articles
Test engines:
JQ+
J@Whiz (SCJP 1.2)
J@Whiz (SCJP 1.4)
JCertify 6.0 (SCJP 1.4)
JCertify 5.0 (SCJP 1.2)
Books:
Javaranch bunkhouse
Other info:
SCJP FAQ
Position on Real Questions - Must Read!
Other people's results
Good luck


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Uma Kanth
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 16, 2002
Posts: 20
Thanx alot Valentin the resources you have posted me are certainly of a great help
Thanx alot once again :-)
umakanth
 
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