This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
1. ProJpa 2 book (Read 2 times, made notes of all annotations and some key points)
2. Enthuware (Bible, kept lot of mini tests for each topic in projpa2 book and practised)
3. JPA Spec (If you are confused while reading Projpa2, refer to the spec, very detailed and mention when to use what, for example exceptions- not mentioned in projpa2 clearly, but spec has one section which clearly mentions for which particular exception tx needs to be rolled back etc)
4. Total time : around 25 days (1- 2 hrs on average per day)
That's it guys. Good luck if you are preparing.
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