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Abhilash Mutugudurmut
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Joined: Jul 03, 2006
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hi
i am preparing for scjp exams.
i am having K&B book
as well as khalid mughal
& Head First Java[HFJ].
also i am having Whizlabs Full Simulator for SCJP 1.4
right now i am preparing with K&B book.
is it necessary to study [hfj] by the same authors i.e K&B.
please reply/help ASAP.
Naseem Khan
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Joined: Apr 25, 2005
Posts: 809
Head first Java is not a certification book. If you are new to java and don't have any prior java knowledge, then Head first java is fine.

However, if you are quite comfortable with java, then you can start K&B or Khalid Mughal directly for 1.4 without looking at Head first java or thinking in java or any other java book.

Naseem


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