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Priyanshu Bahuguna

Joined: Jun 20, 2006
Posts: 5
i wantto give SCJP exam but i'm confused, whether to give SCJP 1.5 or SCJP 1.4 exam,
which one is better...
and what r the differences ?
please help. Also how to start preparing for the exam
Pinkal Patel
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Joined: Jun 16, 2006
Posts: 57
There is Majore differeance with 1.5 is introduce Generic collection.

And best is gave Exam on which you work or have exp.
it is does'nt matter 1.4 or 1.5

Pinkal Patel<br />SCJP 1.5<br />Preparing for SCWCD
ram gaurav
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Joined: Mar 29, 2006
Posts: 208
Is it really does not matter weather we go for 1.4 or 1.5 , i think that 1.5 is new so it has much high preference then 1.4.
What do you say.
Pinkal Patel
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Joined: Jun 16, 2006
Posts: 57
Hi Ram,

1.5 is new no douat about it.

How mutch % used in Real application ?

I am also preparing for 1.5

But Reality is that currently more than 70 % Market or Java using 1.4 version.
S Thiyanesh
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Joined: Mar 19, 2006
Posts: 142
Go for SCJP 5
All the best
nanu jain

Joined: Jun 21, 2006
Posts: 1
can please some one tell me some good books to read about java before giving this certification exam
Ravi Govindaraju

Joined: Jun 23, 2006
Posts: 6

best book i could find! good luck
I agree. Here's the link:
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