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Manjiri Phadnis

Joined: Feb 15, 2006
Posts: 12
Friends , tell me best book to refer for SCJP. I have learnt java from "complete reference".But I want to study from exam point of view now.
Hamid Virani
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Joined: Jul 26, 2005
Posts: 41
Are you planning SCJP 1.4 or SCJP 5.0?

If you are going for SCJP 5.0 then go for SCJP 5 Kathy and Bates.
Jorg Klein
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Joined: Feb 13, 2006
Posts: 33

Everybody here says that that book is the best available.
This is the book for 1.5 but there is also one for the 1.4 exam.

I ordered it yesterday

good luck with the study!
kotha vijaybabu
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Joined: Jan 28, 2006
Posts: 77

i tried for khathy and bates book for 1.4
they said dat it is not available

so anybody help me if the khathy and bates 1.4 is available???
Greg Charles

Joined: Oct 01, 2001
Posts: 2833

Who is "they"? Amazon
still stocks it.
Manjiri Phadnis

Joined: Feb 15, 2006
Posts: 12
hey now tell me SCJP 1.5 is some kind of updated version? is it better to write SCJP 1.5 than SCJP 1.4?I AM JUST A STARTER IN JAVA AND MY CAREER.WHICH EXAM WILL HELP ME BETTER?K&B is good for 1.4 too?
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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