Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for Java EE Study Guide (Exam 310-051)

by Paul Allen, Joseph Bambara (Author)

This book partially prepares you for the Java Enterprise Architect Exam (310-052). [Full review]

The Official Introduction to the ITIL Service Lifecycle

by itSMF

Those going for the ITIL Foundation exam must probably read or browse this book. As for other people, I cannot encourage you more to find another source of information. [Full review]

Sun Certified Web Component Developer Study Companion: SCWCD Java EE 5 (exams 310-083 and 310-084)

by Charles E. Lyons

People who are preparing for a SCWCD exam and aren't fond of Head First books will like this book, as it's quite the opposite. Also, those who want an overview reference book on Servlet and JSP can use this. [Full review]

Head First Servlets and JSP: Passing the Sun Certified Web Component Developer Exam

by Bryan Basham, Kathy Sierra, Bert Bates

As this is the most frequently recommended book for the SCWCD exam, this is a natural choice for those who study for it. [Full review]

SCBCD Exam Study Kit: Java Business Component Developer Certification for EJB

by Paul Sanghera

Nobody needs to read this! The covered exam is outdated and replaced with something completely new. There are much better reference books on EJB 2.0 out there, if that's what you want! [Full review]

Complete Java 2 Certification Study Guide (Fifth edition)

by Phil Heller

I haven't seen a Java 6 exam book, so I recommend reading this, and then learning the 6 features from another source if you're going for a SCJP for Java 6. You don't have to prepare for an exam to find this book useful. Everyone... [Full review]


  • 2015-09-29

    It's been almost one and a half year since I reviwed a book! I've been too absorbed by Writing my own. Anyway, I'm back with Jeff Patton's relatively...
  • 2014-01-04

    New category! Performance! Reviewed The Every Computer Performance Book. Check it out!
  • 2013-09-10

    Reviewed a book that' slightly less technical, but much more fun to read. It's I.T. Confidential.
  • 2013-08-13

    Reviewed yet another book on Visual Studio 2012 and TFS. I also created a "Microsoft" category and moved the other TFS book there from the "Tools"...
  • 2013-08-05

    Updated the FAQ. Included information about getting a book reviewed.