Cover imageA Programmer's Guide to Java™ Certification

A Comprehensive Primer

(First Edition)

Khalid A. Mughal Rolf W. Rasmussen

ISBN: 0201596148

Coverage of the new Programmer Exam (CX-310-035),
August 2002.

A Programmer's Guide to Java Certification: A Comprehensive Primer still  provides the most comprehensive preparation for the new exam entitled Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform 1.4 (CX-310-035).

Objectives for the new exam can be found here.
The new exam does not require knowledge of AWT or I/O.
Chapters 1 to 11 of the book provide an exhaustive coverage of all the topics required for the new exam, except for one: assertions.

Following information has been posted on this site to provide complete coverage of the new exam using the first edition:

The second edition of the book can be found here.