File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
http://aspose.com/file-tools
The moose likes Web Component Certification (SCWCD/OCPJWCD) and the fly likes Good book for SCWCD 310-083 Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Certification » Web Component Certification (SCWCD/OCPJWCD)
Bookmark "Good book for SCWCD 310-083" Watch "Good book for SCWCD 310-083" New topic
Author

Good book for SCWCD 310-083

Pankaj Poshirkar
Ranch Hand

Joined: Dec 31, 2009
Posts: 53
Hi All,

I am planning to take SCWCD exam (310-083).... I am going to refer Head First Servlets & JSP by Kathy Sierra. Is it a good book for gaining in-depth knowledge and scoring good marks? Do you guys suggest a better book (if any) than HFSJ?

Thanks in adv,
Pankaj
Christophe Verré
Sheriff

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Posts: 14687
    
  16

It is recommended by a lot of ranchers. You'll find other recommendations in the ScwcdLinks.


[My Blog]
All roads lead to JavaRanch
T. Huy Nguyen
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 02, 2010
Posts: 57
I think the Head First is a good book, but may not be enough to pass the exam with high score. I would recommend referencing Servlet 2.4, JSP 2.0, JSTL specifications in your preparation as well. The JSP syntax is also a good reference: http://java.sun.com/products/jsp/syntax/2.0/card20.pdf

Don't worry about reading all those specs, occasional referencing is good enough. For me, I only referenced them for the relevant information when I felt the cover in the book is inadequate, or when I though the mock exam is incorrect.


My material for SCJP (2008), SCWCD (2010), SCBCD (2010). About me
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
subject: Good book for SCWCD 310-083
 
Similar Threads
Please Suggest Best book For SCWCD 310-083
SCWCD exam
SCWCD which version
SCWCD 310-083
SCWCD 5 preparation doubts