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.
Dear Henry Wong, Raphael Peret , Fernando Almeida, Charlsy Chuks, Chan Ag,
Thank you all for your kind words and warm welcome. Myself and Tushar are delighted to be part of this exciting and happening forum. Our hearty thanks to CodeRanch for making this discussion happen :-)
We have maintained an errata document on our blog where a lot of readers have posted mistakes. Anybody can download the document from our errata page. The good news is that we are working to fix all the reported mistakes and a new version will be available very soon.
If you passed OCAJP 7 and looking for OCPJP 7 then this book is precisely for you. This book is designed for exams 1Z0-804 and 1Z0-805 i.e. OCPJP 7 and OCPJP 7 upgrade exam.
Why you should buy this book? Here is the answer:
-it covers all the exam topics for OCPJP 7 with required depth
-the first chapter (FAQs chapter) clears very basic questions that you may have related with the exam
-second chapter presents a pretest which you can use to know where your preparation stands initially and where you need to put more effort
-each topic is explained using a lot of examples with many corner-cases covered
-after each chapter, a set of questions are presented to quickly test what you just learnt
-"Points to remember" is a very important and interesting section that lists corner cases and tricky elements with respect to the topic
-the book comes with two full-size mock-tests (90 questions each) which gauge your preparedness for the actual exam
I hope, these many reasons are enough for you to be convinced about the book