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A Programmer’s Guide to Java™ SCJP Certification: A Comprehensive Primer, Third Edition by Rolf W. Rasmussen, Khalid A. Mughal

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Preface

Writing the Third Edition

The exam for the Sun Certified Programmer for Java Platform, Standard Edition 6, has changed considerably since the second edition of this book was published. The most noticeable change in the current version of the Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) 1.6 exam is the inclusion of the features of Java 5, and the shifting of emphasis towards analyzing code scenarios, rather than individual language constructs. In our opinion, the new exam demands an even greater understanding and actual experience of the language, rather than mere recitation of facts. Proficiency in the language is the key to success.

Since the emphasis of the SCJP 1.6 exam is on the core features of Java, the third edition provides even greater ...

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