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Passed Part 1 with 95%

 
Theo Heinrichs
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I took my SCEA Part 1 test on last Friday and got a nice 95% score.
There were a lot of scenario based questions in there. Most have a huge text portion (about 8-10 lines), so sometimes I needed to read them two or three times to understand. About 10 questions had "exhibits" with UML diagrams.
Before going to the exam, I read a lot in this newsgroup and want to say many thanks to all of you! The discussions and resources are excellent and helped me prepare the right topics.
Best regards, Theo
 
JiaPei Jen
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Congratulations. It is a very high score. I am a bit concerned about 10 questions with exhibit of UML diagrams. Which subjects do those UML exhibit cover? UML and design patterns questions? or they cover other subjects?
 
Bhagawanlu Durvasula
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Hi Heinrichs
Congrats for your excellent score. You did really well. Any suggestions or tips regarding exam ? I am thinking of taking Part 1 exam in 3 months time, i have one year j2ee experience. Would my preparation be sufficient? Pl. suggest.
Regards
Durvasula
 
Theo Heinrichs
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Jen: No, the exhibits did not show UML diagrams for patterns. Just basic questions about UML diagram types, or deplyment diagrams to illustrate questions.
Durvasula: Yes, sounds like you can do it. I had no practical J2EE experence before. However, I read most of the Monson-Haefel book (new edition), a few tutorials on the topic, and of course all the part 1 prep notes. I played a bit with the SUN J2EE tutorial example.
Regards, Theo
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SCJP2, SCJD, SCEA Part 1
 
Rahul Mahindrakar
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Wow what a score .
Congrats and welcome to the club.
 
shailesh sonavadekar
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great score. all teh very best for the rest of the parts.
Shailesh.
 
Ricardo Cortes
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Which Monson-Haefel book are you talking about? The EJB book or the JMS book?
 
Theo Heinrichs
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Ricardo,
(sorry for late answer) I got the EJB 2.0 book from Monson-Haefel. This is the third edition.
I first thought about getting the second edition, but the new one explains the differences of EJB 2.0 to the older EJB versions, so it is pretty usable for the exam.
Regards, Theo
 
Ricardo Cortes
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Thanks...
 
Siddharth Mehrotra
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hi Theo,
first of all hearty congrats for your achivement.
iam just a toddler for this forum, and i have yet to start with my preparations.
can you tell me hat to study and from where.
any help will be appreciated.
Thanking you in advance
 
Theo Heinrichs
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Siddharth,
you may have a look to the following resources:
- Fowler, UML distilled (short and compact)
- Monson-Haefel, EJB (either the 2. or 3. edition will do)
- Cade, SCEA Study Guide, SUN Press (to control your knowledge)
- of course this site
- follow the links in the "scealinks.jsp" page
- look at the various SCEA notes, they are invaluable
Good luck and regards, Theo
 
Jimmy Chiu
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What is Monson-Haefel book ?
What is the evaluation of this book for the purpose of taking SCEA?
What are the best books for SCEA besides those SCEA link provides.
thank you!
[ March 24, 2003: Message edited by: Jimmy Chiu ]
[ March 24, 2003: Message edited by: Jimmy Chiu ]
 
Chris Mathews
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Please read thru the past discussions in this forum. This topic (SCEA Study Resources) is dicussed quite frequently. Also take a look at our SCEA Links Page.
[ March 24, 2003: Message edited by: Chris Mathews ]
 
Reeta Sinha
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Congratulations....
I was just wondering before going through this exam, if this certification with such a good score made any difference in your job prospects, if yes then what and how.
Did you really benefit from this?
thanks a lot for sharing this valuable experience with all of us in advance.
Reeta
SCJP
 
Wu LI
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I am a java guy in China and have passwd SCJP and
SCWCD . The next step i will take is to pass SCEA. But I can't find enough resource to prepare for my test . Who can tell me where to download books about SCEA?
 
Chris Mathews
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lbw lbw,
Thanks for joining JavaRanch, but could you take a quick look at the naming policy and edit your profile accordingly.
 
Wu LI
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Thanks for your suggestion and I have updated my profile.
[ April 02, 2003: Message edited by: Wu LI ]
 
Fisher Daniel
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Congratulations to you...
daniel
 
Ajith Kallambella
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Good deal!
Congratulations and good luck for your future endeavours!
Moving this post to Sun Certification Results forum.
 
Francis Siu
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Well done & Congratulations!
 
Ke Liu
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Congratulations !
 
John Lee
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Congratulations!
 
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