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Java 5 - books (not necessarily certification ones)

Radoslaw Sztando
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Joined: Mar 11, 2004
Posts: 40
Hi All,

recently I took and passed SCJP 1.4 exam. I got a lot of experience with Java 1.4 and little with Tiger.
I'm starting to prepare to SCJP 1.5 (yeps, it's addictive... ;-) ) and I wonder if you could suggest me a book(s) which extensively describes Java 1.5 and differences between 1.4 and 1.5.

Best regards,
Radek Sztando

Radek Sztando
Sandeep Singh Kunwar
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 52
Core Series from Sun is very comprihensive and good, will suit you, as you have experiance.

Also their is Complete Ref. from Herbeltshid, all right book.

Their are some other which i am not familiar with,
Tiger, In Head First...

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Manuel Comnenus
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Joined: Apr 26, 2006
Posts: 86
A couple of books that you can consider are:

1) Java 5.0 Tiger: A Developer's Notebook, by Brett McLaughlin and David Flanagan

2) Learning Java, by Patrick Niemeyer and Jonathon Knudsen

Book #1 provides an overview of Java 5's new features.
Book #2 has 900 pages of discussion on Java and its latest features.

Pablo Ganga

Joined: Oct 12, 2005
Posts: 13

MCAD<br />SCJP JAVA 5<br />SCWCD 1.4
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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