The CD accompanying the book contains resources to help prepare for the exam.
Whizlabs Exam simulators
Whilzlabs is offering exclusive an 10% discount on full versions of its SCJP 1.4 and SCJP Upgrade exam simulators. Details about this offer can be obtained by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the license numbers found in the documentation on the CD, or by visiting the Whizlabs web site.
Here are some links to some other resources.
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Programming tools and documentation
Several resources are available on the Java website at Sun Microsystems. Most importantly, you can download the latest Java System Development Kit (SDK), and read the Java platform documentation. If you download the Java SDK, be sure to get the latest version.
The main page for certification exams from Sun Educational Services provides the link to the Java 2 Platform certification. All pertinent information can be found in the Success Guide for the Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform exam.
Sites with extensive Java Certification resources (Online discussion forums, study groups, sample exams, etc.)
- Java Ranch — a friendly place for Java greenhorns
- Marcus Green's Java Certification Site
- Michael Thomas's Java Java Certification site
More links at Google Directory on Java Certification.
- Frequently asked Questions on Java Programmer Certification by Marcus Green
- Java Certification FAQ by David R. Chung