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Is K&B contain all material needed ??

Antonius Herman

Joined: Sep 29, 2003
Posts: 5
Is K&B book contain all material needed for the exam ?
I read Dan's and Marcus's exam and i found many 'not included' materials
like Iterators, interrupt(), isInterrupt(), operator precedence, BitSet, etc
Do I have to study them or I can just depend on K&B materials only ?
Thank you
Andres Gonzalez
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Joined: Nov 27, 2001
Posts: 1561
K&B contains all the objectives that are required for the exam.
I did not depend only on K&B for the exam. I also did Dan's and Marcus' exams.

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S. Sumukh
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Joined: Aug 27, 2003
Posts: 31
Most of the topics are covered in K&B book.
I would suggest to use JLS whenever needed.(but atleast once u shud go thru)
Also K&B book doesnt contain Daemon Threads(Authors plz take a note !!)
I got 2 questions on daemon threads..though the questions were easy.
Dans single topic exams are excellent. take them.
Vivek Nidhi
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Joined: Aug 10, 2003
Posts: 133
Hello Sumukh
Can you put the links concerning the details of Deamon Threads
Vivek Nidhi
S. Sumukh
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Joined: Aug 27, 2003
Posts: 31
Just go thru the API docs and
Reading explaination(answers) given is sufficient for the exam.
Bcoz u wont get complicated programs on daemon threads only u shud
be aware of what is a daemon thread..!!
Antonius Herman

Joined: Sep 29, 2003
Posts: 5
Thank you
Kathy Sierra
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Joined: Oct 10, 2002
Posts: 1589
Howdy --
I answered the daemon thread question (and wrote EVERYTHING you need to know about daemon threads for the exam) in this post:
daemon threads...
I think that's about the only thing that's not covered in the book that *could* be on the exam (not everyone sees the same exam).
We were pretty careful about that -- but we were also careful not to include too many things that were *not* on the exam (just trying to save your brain bandwidth ) so there *are* some topics that we didn't explore in great depth.
Dirk Schreckmann

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Posts: 7023
Luki & Sumukh,
Welcome to JavaRanch!
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S. Sumukh
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previously my display name was Sumukh S.. that time also u objected.
Now I changed it to Sumukh..still threre is problem..
in the policy its stated that u can use initials. I have changed again to sumukh s . now plz..dont object
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