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need to take scjp 1.6

Channaveer Biradar

Joined: Jan 05, 2011
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i want to take scjp 1.6 exam, which book i have to read, i am not having any programming background, i want to start from basics.
Mohamed Sanaulla
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Welcome to JavaRanch

The ScjpFaq has some useful information to get started with. You can always get back to JavaRanch for your queries during the preparation. For beginners- I would recommend to spend some time understanding the OO Concepts, understanding the Java syntax and also writing few programs in Java.

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Ankit Garg

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You can study Head First Java to learn Java which is for beginners...

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Deepak Bala

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Ankit Garg wrote:You can study Head First Java to learn Java which is for beginners...

That said, there are folks like me that were able to start with the study guide directly.

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Prithvi Sehgal
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It depends upon your understanding for a particular subject and how much you can digest. Though
HFJ, is a nice approach to start on. Then the exam guide and then later mocks.

Hope this helps,

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Bert Bates

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Well we all know Deepak is especially brilliant

I would say for most people, if you're new to programming in general, most study guides would be too much to start with. New programmers should probably start with learning the basics of programming before jumping into a study guide.

If you are an experienced programmer (especially an OO programmer), but new to Java, you can probably jump right into a study guide, but it won't be easy.

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Channaveer Biradar

Joined: Jan 05, 2011
Posts: 5
thanks for your valuable reply, i am working on java only but still i am not confident on the same, i can understand the , already written code which combines with jsp servlet javascript.. html., but if i want to right something , i am facing difficulties, so only i want to take exam.
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