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Here's the book you need to prepare for the Java 2 Programmer (SCJP) and Developer (SCJD) exams. This Study Guide was developed to meet the exacting requirements of today's certification candidates. In addition to the consistent and accessible instructional approach that has earned Sybex the reputation as the leading publisher for certification self-study guides, this book provides:
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Overview

Here's the book you need to prepare for the Java 2 Programmer (SCJP) and Developer (SCJD) exams. This Study Guide was developed to meet the exacting requirements of today's certification candidates. In addition to the consistent and accessible instructional approach that has earned Sybex the reputation as the leading publisher for certification self-study guides, this book provides:
  • In-depth coverage of every exam objective for the revised SCJP Exam
  • Hundreds of challenging practice questions
  • Leading-edge exam preparation software, including a test engine and the entire book on PDF

Authoritative instruction on all revised Programmer exam objectives, including:

  • Declarations, initialization and scoping
  • Flow control
  • API contents
  • Concurrency
  • Object-oriented concepts
  • Collections and generics
  • Language fundamentals

Detailed discussion of the key topics included in the Developer exam, including:

  • Swing components and events
  • Layout managers
  • Enhancing and extending the database
  • Writing the network protocol
  • Building the database server
  • Connecting the client and server
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780782144192
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/11/2005
  • Edition description: Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Heller is a technical author, novelist, public speaker, and consultant. He has been instrumental in the creation and maintenance of the Java Programmer and Developer exams. His popular seminars on certification have been delivered internationally. He is the co-author of several books on Java, all available from Sybex.

Simon Roberts is a Sun Microsystems programmer, an instructor, an authority on the Java language, and the key player in the development of the entire Java certification program.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Assessment Test.

Chapter 1: Language Fundamentals.

Chapter 2: Operators and Assignments.

Chapter 3: Modifiers.

Chapter 4: Converting and Casting.

Chapter 5: Flow Control, Assertions, and Exception Handling.

Chapter 6: Objects and Classes.

Chapter 7: Threads.

Chapter 8: The java.lang and java.util Packages.

Chapter 9: I/O and Streams.

Chapter 10: About the Developer's Exam.

Chapter 11: Swing Components.

Chapter 12: Layout Managers.

Chapter 13: Object Streams and RMI.

Chapter 14: Putting It All Together.

Appendix A: Practice Exam.

Glossary.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2006

    PDF won't open

    The PDF of the book included on the CD is password protected. I tried using the word suggested in another file on the CD, but it still won't open. Other members of my Java study group also have this problem.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2005

    Wrong Answers to Review Questions

    Misprints or misinformation in a fictional novel can be tolerated but not in a book that is supposed to prepare one for a professional certification. The authors and publisher should actually type, compile and run the code for the following review questions: Chapter 5, question 3 (choice C will not compile), Chapter 5, question 10 (choice A is not correct), and Chapter 7, question 6 (the message does indeed print out in the console). These three examples are only the ones that I took note of as I read the book. It may be that these are the only three, but it's also possible there could be more. I'm sure that an individual would still get through the exam all right using this book for preparation, but it's not a comfortable feeling wondering whether one can rely on his study materials. I used builds 1.5.0-b64 and 1.5.0_04-b05 for those interested.

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