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Nora Nik

Joined: Dec 30, 2005
Posts: 2
i got a book named Head first Java O'reilly publications by kathy Sierra & Bert bates JDk 1.5 version.Is the book correct for java certification exam.It contains 18 chapters with first chapter as 'Breaking the surface' and 18th chapter as 'distributed computing'.i am getting confused about the book wheather it is correct or not.A friend of mine says it should have 11 chapters only.please somebody help me.
Bert Bates

Joined: Oct 14, 2002
Posts: 8898

The Head First Java book does cover important Tiger features, but it's not a certification book. If you are already an experienced Java programmer you might want a more advanced book, Head First Java is meant for beginners and intermediates

We do have a certification book for Tiger that is due to hit the bookstores any day now. There are also other resources you can use to study for the Tiger exam, and if you search this forum you will find links to those resources.

Also, we like to keep things friendly around JavaRanch, and we've found that when people use their real names, things are a lot nicer. I'd ask you to change your display name to be your real first and last name. Thanks!

This forum is a great place to ask and answer questions about the SCJP exam, and we hope you'll stick around.


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