Welcome to the forum guys.
Like i said on Humphreys blog (http://humphreysheil.blogspot.com), i used this book to assist me in passing part1 of the SCEA exam. This books provides just enough information and also assists with providing links, books etc for additional readings on topics.
I have started using this book for part2 and part3 and so far I am very impressed
Welcome Mark Cade & Humphrey Sheil. I recently passed SCBCD certification and now preparing for SCEA. Would be nice to hear from you how the industry valuing the SCEA certificate - you probably get the responses from your readers.