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Has anybody read Java 2 Programmer Exam Cram 2? Has it come to the bookstores? Can anybody(including the authors)give info on it.
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I'm just going to repeat a message from earlier that sums up the book.
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Let me explain a bit of background on this book. The Exam Cram series was designed to be compact, low cost, and very directed at what the reader needs to know to pass a particular exam. This series covered a large number of certifications and was highly successful for the first publisher, Coriolis.
I wrote the first Java 2 Exam Cram for the version that used the 1.2 JDK. This went to something like 6 printings. After Sun did a major revision of the exam in October 2000 I revised the book for the 2nd edition, published in 2001. Unfortunately, Coriolis went bankrupt early in 2002 so the 2nd edition
unfortunately did not get widely distributed.
Fortunately, Que Publishing acquired the rights to the Exam Cram series and commissioned a new version to fit the latest 1.4 exam - in order to get it out as quickly as possible we persuaded Marcus Green (well known for his excellent practice exams, tutorials, etc.) to join in the rewrite!
Warning - Exam Crams are not course 101 level text books, they are for people who want to polish their skills for certification exams.
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If you have experience in Java programming, this book is for you.
Here is my experience: I did Java programming for 1 year. Exam Cram, JLS and this forum are my studies reference, and I managed to pass the exam.
Thanks Bill!
[ April 13, 2003: Message edited by: Charles Leung ]
 
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Thanks Bill and Charles for your info.
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