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New user, first question

Ruben Soto
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Joined: Dec 16, 2008
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Hello everyone,

I have been reading the forum for a few days, gathering precious knowledge from all of you, and I finally decided to register to kick things in high gear, since I am 3 weeks away from my SCJP6 exam.

Here goes my first question: The Java Language Specification (3rd Ed.) published by Sun seems to cover up to 1.5. Is there a newer version that I am unaware of, or some set of addenda that covers the changes from 1.5 to 1.6?

Thanks in advance! I expect to ask questions in the coming days, and to also hopefully attempt to provide some answers.



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Jesper de Jong
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Welcome to JavaRanch.

As far as I know, there have not been any changes to the language itself between Java 5 and 6. There have ofcourse been changes to the standard library, but the standard library is not described in the JLS.

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Ruben Soto
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Thanks for your answer, Jesper. That would explain while no new editions of the TJLS or TJPL have been published by Sun since then.
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