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K&B Book (McGraw-Hill) vs. H&R Book (Sybex)

Fabien Benichou
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Joined: Jan 09, 2007
Posts: 9
Hi guys.

I've been reading this forum for a week and found a lot of valuable information and cool guys.
I decided to prepare the SCJP exam using the book: "SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 5 Study Guide" from Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates having following post messages of many certified programmer from this forum.
But I just realized that this web site was created by the authors of this last book and therefore, I would like to know if someone can advice objectively this book compared to the Sybex Book from Philip Heller & Simon Roberts: "Complete Java 2 Certification Study Guide"

Thank you.

Fabien.
Pratap koritala
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Joined: Sep 27, 2006
Posts: 252
I know R&H book as a First Certification book for SCJP

consider Java Certification by khalid mughal rather than R&H,if you wanted to get ready for the worse also.I think 1.5 version is not yet released.


K&B book is a nice one.
Rohitt Vermaa
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Joined: Oct 12, 2006
Posts: 232
I have seen the sybex book in the library. The book doesn't help for certification.


SCJP ,SCWCD
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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