My last assignment at IBM ended and decided to take the certification path. With javaranch as starting point it was easy to find my way. All-in-one Java 2 Certification Exam Guide by Stanek set me up for 70%, Mughal and Marcus Greens mock exams did the rest. I wish I had spent some time with awt. Did not know about show() and pack() which came up twice during the exam. Next is SCWCD.