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cybel sheriden
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i just finished my java certification .........want to make my carrier in java technology..........which is the must have books for java........
Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
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All the Head First series is a must have.


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marc weber

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Core Java 2, Volumes I & II by Cay Horstmann and Gary Cornell. The new 7th editions are updated for Java 5.0.

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Gurmail Kandola

Joined: Sep 07, 2004
Posts: 19
SCBCD Study Kit
Ariel Ortiz
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Joined: May 14, 2004
Posts: 121
"Effective Java Programming Language Guide" by Joshua Bloch.

"Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies", Second Edition
by Deepak Alur, Dan Malks and John Crupi.

Nicholas Cheung
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Java: The Complete Reference J2SE edition

[ June 01, 2005: Message edited by: Nicholas Cheung ]

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)
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