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Which is best Books for SCBCD ?

Vijay Nimkarde
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I have cleared SCJP and SCWCD and I am started for preparing SCBCD ...
Which is best book that covers most of the concept of EJB.
Is EJB 3 in Action is best Book? which book I will refer.... please help me. :roll: :roll: :roll:

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aleem khan
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Yes for the beginners it is the best available book , but for exam you have to go through EJB specifications and some mock exams too. EJB3.0 Orielly is also another option which is also good book.

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Vijay Nimkarde
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@ aleem khan
But Which book among the 2 (EJB 3 in Action and Oreally`s book) you prefer for SCBCD ?
and what about Head First EJB ? :?:
Shashidhar Yarabati
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Joined: Jun 17, 2007
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First of all there is no, HF series SCBCD5 exam. Coming to selection of books, I see lot of guys like you and me (BIT Novice to EJB) prefers EJB in Action Book.
I feel that's the book to start, and what I am doing that now.
The next step is to go through Specs atleast once (As Jothi suggests in other forums )
Finally my plan is to take commercial mock exams, Enthuware's. That's my planning.

Hope this helps :lol:

Shashidhar<br /> SCJP 1.5<br /> SCWCD 5.0
Sachdeva Sachin

Joined: Jan 11, 2009
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Head First EJB is for EJB 2.0 and the exam CX 310-090 has already expired.
I am preparing for SCBCD 5.0 from EJB 3 in action and Enterprise Java Beans 3.0 and in my perspective the action book is good one for beginners and for detail study go for Orielly book.

SCJP 5.0 (97%)
SCWCD 5.0 (88%)
SCBCD 5.0(Next..)
Vijay Nimkarde
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@ Shashidhar Yarabati
yes !! thanks , that means I have to start with EJB 3 in Action .
thanks to Sachdeva Sachin also. :lol:
alex sandoval

Joined: Dec 08, 2008
Posts: 26
Hi, I'm also planning to take SCBCD. Have you guys considered "Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0" book? Because I'm searching for a one-stop-book like K&B if you're taking SCJP for example. Or "EJB3 in Action" would be my best choice?
Vijay Nimkarde
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@ alex sandoval
good I want for EJB as K&S book was Best ever for SCJP
I know how valuable book for SCJP. I was searching for like book for EJB. thanks.
Vishwanathan Nagarajan
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Joined: Jan 28, 2009
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Vijay Nimkarde wrote:
I was searching for like book for EJB. thanks.

There is no one book which is currently available in the market which would be enough for SCBCD 5.0

Actually I have read a mix of spec, Oreilly EJB 3.0, EJB 3 in Action and Mikalai Zaikin study notes. MZ and spec I read fully, other 2 books I did not read it fully. Mainly I concentrated on spec and MZ.

Please go through the following thread where I have explained my learning experience for SCBCD 5.0

MCP, SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 5.0, SCDJWS 1.4
Krishna Srinivasan
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EJB 3 in action is the good book

Krishna Srinivasan
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