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New K&B book - Aug 2005

Joe Sondow
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Mainly this is a question for Kathy or Bert. Amazon.com lists a new K&B book Sun Certified Programmer & Developer for Java Study Guide (Exams 310-XXX & 310-XXX) (Certification Press) which is scheduled for release in August 2005. The cover currently looks like this:

(Moderators, if hot-linking an Amazon image is forbidden, please forgive me and edit/delete my post.)

I just wanted to confirm that this book is for the new exam Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 (CX-310-055). Is it?

Thanks in advance.


SCJA 1.0 (98%), SCJP 1.4 (98%)
levani dvalishvili
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Joined: Mar 01, 2005
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that is the book I have my eye on too but its coming out in early may here in usa and will be available in every major retail or online book store


SCJP 1.5(Done) SCJA 1.0(Done)<br />SCWCD(in Progress...)
Joe Sondow
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Joined: Apr 10, 2005
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You're right, it might be coming out in May. I hadn't checked the publisher's site. They say it will be May 31, 2005.
Nicholas Cheung
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Might be Kathy and Bert could give us more precise information.

Nick


SCJP 1.2, OCP 9i DBA, SCWCD 1.3, SCJP 1.4 (SAI), SCJD 1.4, SCWCD 1.4 (Beta), ICED (IBM 287, IBM 484, IBM 486), SCMAD 1.0 (Beta), SCBCD 1.3, ICSD (IBM 288), ICDBA (IBM 700, IBM 701), SCDJWS, ICSD (IBM 348), OCP 10g DBA (Beta), SCJP 5.0 (Beta), SCJA 1.0 (Beta), MCP(70-270), SCBCD 5.0 (Beta), SCJP 6.0, SCEA for JEE5 (in progress)
Saurabh Khanna
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Joined: Apr 03, 2005
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I've heard a lot about this book. Its a good one to have!

- Saurabh
Parameswaran Thangavel
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Joined: Mar 01, 2005
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hi all
i am having K&B in my comp.
i donno what version it belongs to but the contents are given below

is it enough to write scjp1.4 or i need to get new one.

and also it didn/t covers the collection class...
where can i get the collection class alone

upto chapter 9 for scjp1.4

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Language Fundamentals

Chapter 2: Declarations and Access Control

Chapter 3: Operators and Assignments

Chapter 4: Flow Control, Exceptions, and Assertions

Chapter 5: Object Orientation, Overloading and Overriding, Constructors, and Return Types

Chapter 6: Java.langļæ½The Math Class, Strings, and Wrappers

Chapter 7: Objects and Collections

Chapter 8: Inner Classes

Chapter 9: Threads

Chapter 10: Introduction to the SCJD

Chapter 11: Coding Standards

Chapter 12: Clarity and Maintainability

Chapter 13: Designing the Graphical User Interface

Chapter 14: Networking Issues

Chapter 15: Database Issues

Chapter 16: Exam Documentation

Chapter 17: Final Submission and Essay

Glossary
Nicholas Cheung
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The new version is for SCJP Tiger.

Nick
 
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