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Head First Java 2nd Edition

Jaime Yong
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Joined: Oct 05, 2005
Posts: 20
Is this book enough for preparation for SCJP 1.5 ? On the cover of the
book it says that the book covers Java 5.0. However, I didn't see any specific chapter or topic cover Java 5. Can Kathy or Bert clarify ? Can someone recommend a book for me to read or any website to get some notes. I need to take this exam in eight weeks time. Please help.
Chris Wilson
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Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 2
According to K&B it's not enough.
Bert Bates
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Joined: Oct 14, 2002
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it's not enough - its purpose is very different. HF Java is meant to be a beginner's Java book - it really doesn't cover the SCJP topics.

hth,

Bert

p.s. we just finished the last chapter of the K&B tiger cert book


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