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Rohan kanade
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Joined: Oct 22, 2009
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hi, i am gonna appear for the SCJP 310-065 exam on monday.

For those who have passed SCJP and are preparing for it,please share your last minute notes or any short notes you have compiled, It will help me a lot

I have just prepared a checklist to dissect questions according to chapters in the K&B , I start to check for the most common error/exceptions moving up to the most complicated syntactical/programmatic errors possbile.

This is my strategy, please share your notes and strategies here.

Edit 1: Here is rough checklist, cause i have the list in my mind, its just a patter i follow

1) Instead of going through the question and compiling it in your brain, just take the answers one by one and see if the stand correct for the question.
2) Always check for these two answers first "compilation fails" or "Exception is thrown at runtime" or variations of these , like "XXX exception is thrown".
3) Go according to chapters in K&B, from first to whatever chapter needed.

this is just a rough list i have, i actually look for lots of things but that pattern is just in my head, I will write it down in some hours, cause i am busy making last minute preparation.

Anuradha Prasanna
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Joined: Mar 09, 2006
Posts: 115
can you share your checklist please?

SCJP 6.0 90%
Ankit Garg

Joined: Aug 03, 2008
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Read the 2 minute drills given in K&B book, that's what I read on the day of the exam...

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Manish Awasthy

Joined: Jan 11, 2010
Posts: 25
I am also giving exam on Monday Please somebody give me suggestions on how can i score the max

SCJP 1.6 98%

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Tareq Ateik
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Joined: Jan 16, 2010
Posts: 36
thanks alot, i liked your strategies, and i use the first one to understand the question (better than wasting two minutes getting the output then it turns out later the question about which statements are true)

for me, when i compile in my brain, i try to understand how the compiler thinks, and compile the code like it (or him :P) , i dunno if that helps you, but it works for me

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