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Hello Everybody,
I recently deceided to take the SCJP1.4.When I searched for the resources on the google javaranch is the first link i got.From then onwards I became fan of javaranch.
I bought kathy/Bert book,it definitely a quality book in simple terms.
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-Archana
 
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Archana,
You have came to the right place, enjoy the stay here ...
 
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Archana -
Thanks for the kind words ! IMHO you found the best Java site anywhere! I'm sure you'll do great on the exam - don't hesitate to post questions !
 
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Archana,
Welcome to Javaranch, a friendly place for Java greenhorns
Please find some useful resources below.
Objectives:
SCJP 1.2 objectives
SCJP 1.4 objectives
Specification:
Java Language Specification 2nd (JLS)
Official Java Language Specification Errata
Unofficial Java Language Specification Errata
Mock exams:
Maha's site
Javaranch mock exams list
Marcus Green's web site
Jiris e-Learning System
Dan Chisholm's web site
JDiscuss' mock exams list
Valentin's mock exam
Hints:
Sun Certified Java Programmer Pre-Exam Essentials by Dylan Walsh
Free Java lessons
The one thing I wish I'd done... by Kathy Sierra
Traps to be aware of in any SCJP test !!! :) by Maha Anna
5 days before the exam. Any last minute stuff I should look out for?
Top Ten Errors Java Programmers Make
Preparation tips by Maha Anna
Manish Hatwalne's Revision notes
Don't forget our Sun Certification Results forum where people give some feedback after taking the exam.
Also check out the Javaranch's newsletters which contain very useful information.
Articles:
100% Certified Java Coders: How To Get Certified by Michael D. Meloan
An SCJP 1.4 certification primer by Pradeep Chopra, Whizlabs Software Ltd
You said "Certification"? by Valentin Crettaz
Other interesting articles
Test engines:
JQ+
J@Whiz (SCJP 1.2)
J@Whiz (SCJP 1.4)
JCertify 6.0 (SCJP 1.4)
JCertify 5.0 (SCJP 1.2)
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Thank you for the encouragement
-Archana
 
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Wow! That was what I exactly wanted. Nice Compilation. Thank you Valentin!
Sudharsan
 
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I wholeheartedly concur. javaranch.com is a blessing and the kathy/bert book is great.
 
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I'm preparing for the exam as well.
Valentin,
Thanks a lot for the useful links, I'm getting use of them.
 
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I am preparing the SCWCD too.

JamieShi
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Originally posted by Jamie Shi:
I am preparing the SCWCD too.

JamieShi
SCJP2


Then you are not in the right forum
SCWCD forum
 
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