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Useful study guide, could have done with proofreading.
on 25 September 2014
Generally I found this book to be quite well organised and relevant. It covers the subjects necessary for the exam in the right amount of detail without straying into unnecessary areas of knowledge. I failed this exam on my first attempt but that wasn't the fault of the book - I was rushing and I skim read too much of it. Now re-reading the book I can see that it really does cover exactly what you need to know.
I'm giving it three stars however because it is peppered with mistakes and typos from start to finish. Seriously, there must be 100 errors in this book, ranging from simple typos to incorrect capitalisation of variable names in code samples (which matters in a case-sensitive language like C#), to hyper-linked references to the wrong figure images, to answers for chapter review questions that aren't even there, to misleading and occasionally outright incorrect statements about the technology.
For the most part these errors won't affect your comprehension of the material for the purpose of sitting the exam, but this is sloppy publishing indeed given that this is the official (and as far as I can tell, only) exam guide for this exam.