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About K&B Book

Maleen Abeydeera

Joined: Nov 10, 2008
Posts: 20
Can the K&B book be used as a complete guide to the exam? I mean if something is not there can we take it as a guarantee that, that part is not in the exam?
I have seen questions about Interface reference variable casting, daemon threads and some other topics not in that book, in some mock exams.
Ankit Garg

Joined: Aug 03, 2008
Posts: 9466

Many mock exams on the net have question regarding topics which are not in objectives. Like you mentioned daemon threads which are not in objectives. But I think integer reference variable casting that you mentioned is not a big topic and I think you can get questions from that...

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Shiks Sethi

Joined: Nov 01, 2008
Posts: 10
I would say, for API contents questions , you need to open the java API and glance thru most common methods and examples as K&B book does not cover all the API methods in that detail.
This book is a good certification guide but again practicing and running code snippets yourself would take you far.
Jesper de Jong
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The K&B book covers everything that you need to know for the exam.

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mani vannan
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Joined: Apr 17, 2006
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Read this article, it can give you the answer:

Mani (SCEA 1.4)<br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> Is SCJP Useful? Worth? Helps job?</a>
Harvinder Thakur
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Joined: Jun 10, 2008
Posts: 231
Read K&B thouroughly.
Pracitce mock exams given in the links for SCJP 1.5 mock exams on this site.
More than enough for getting a 90+ score.
Don't worry about anything else.


I agree. Here's the link:
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