Review questions are provided after every major topic, in order to test and
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Each chapter concludes with a summary of the topics, pointing out the major concepts discussed in the chapter.
Programming exercises at the end of each chapter provide the opportunity to put concepts into practice. Solutions to the programming exercises are provided in a separate appendix.
A complete mock exam is provided in a separate appendix, which the reader can try when she is ready. In addition, the
Java 2 SDK and API Documentation
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In order to obtain optimal benefit from using this book in preparing for the SCPJ2 exam, we strongly recommend installing the latest version (at least 1.4) of the SDK and its accompanying API documentation. The book focuses solely on Java 2, and does not
Java 2 Platform Upgrade Exam
For those who have taken the Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform 1.2 Exam, and would like to prepare for the Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform Upgrade Exam, we have provided an appendix with details of the upgrade exam. The appendix contains the upgrade exam objectives, and for each section of the syllabus, study notes are included to point the reader to topics essential for the upgrade exam. The accompanying CD contains mock exams for the upgrade exam.
The accompanying CD contains a wealth of information to help prepare for the exam, and provides
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