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If you familiar with core java concepts (syntax constructs), then preparation won't hog much time. If you are familiar with Java 1.6 features, then you can save some more time.

As we heard from several people in this forum, usually it takes 2 months of for SCJP preparation.

Originally posted by Punit Singh:
scjp 7 could have 70% passing score.
scjp 8 could have 80% passing score.
scjp 9 could have 90% passing score.

Does it mean, the SCJP exam getting easier?
They refer to the JSP 2.0 specification. You can download the specification (a pdf file) and go to the specified page number.
If you are familiar with O/R mapping, persistence concepts & any previous version of EJB, then you dont have much to prepare for the SCBCD 5.0.
EJB 3.0 is simple enough to learn without Head First
[ December 10, 2008: Message edited by: mani vannan ]
EJB is often tagged as complex framework, and most of the projects try to avoid EJB as much as possible. Developers always prefer alternative O/R frameworks.

Anyway, this SCBCD can give candidates an identity of 'generic persistence framework' knowledge. And, most of the candidates do the certifications in sake of jobs, interviews, and appraisal.
You need to try some thread programs at your coffee break. Also, you need to understand Thread terminologies very well.

K&B can't help much, other than teaching you thread basics. Spend time on working out sample thread programs, especially the classical thread problems (Producer/Consumer)
Each version of exam has different structure of syllabus (atleast Sun believes so). And, the level of complexity, difficulty might vary across versions. Hence, this difference in passing cutoff.
santhosh, you can trust HFSJ. If you want to know more J2EE Patterns in depth refer Sun's J2EE Design Pattern index.

Prateek, the book you've mentioned discusses only the code OO patterns and not J2EE pattern. Anyway, GangOfFour is the defacto for patterns.
If you are not running in hurry, then you can take up SCJP 1.6. Because, you don't need to worry about SCJP-Update for next one or two years!
Can you please make your question little more clearer?
Dont know, why you started a thread with this subject? I've posted a similiar topic in my blog today. Check it: SCWCD or SCBCD?

I am one of the effective Googler. You will be surprised if I go on telling what kind of information I've got from google in my life! That led me to explore/hack more on Google, and conduct programs like 'Google War' (google search contest) in my college during our course tenure

If you become master in Google, then it means you earned a unauthorized Phd in information retrieval

Btw, if you want to test your googling skill, check my blog post here: Test your Google Searching Skills
15 years ago
Dont mention you studied under corrspondence, unless otherwise you've been asked. Highlight your skills and experience.
15 years ago
Hello Manju,
Please go through this discussion first, will give some ideas.

Two thumb rules here Manju.

1. What happens when a thread does not call notify()?
You call it Spurious wakeup. That's a thread can wakeup itself in such a condition. Thats's why you got this output. Again, this behavior is not guranteed.So, dont rely on it.

2. What happens when a thread calls notify() and notifyAll(), but there are no threads to be notified?
You loose nothing; the notify() simply returns without doing anything great.

Hope, it helps.