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Cleared SCWCD

Ramya Iyer
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Joined: Jul 29, 2003
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Hi All,

I am glad to say that I have cleared SCWCD. I must say that the syllabus for this exam is really vast. I have learnt a lot of concepts during my preparation for SCWCD. I found that there were lot of questions atleast 5 on EL, JSTL, J2EE patterns and custom tags.

HFSJ explains all the concepts very clearly. I also read Mannings edition for 080 exam. Both these books are really good. I went through the specs for servlet and jstl. Reading through the specs explains a lot more details for every tag in jstl. I think one should read the specs for jstl. I took this exam preparation time as an opportunity to learn all these concepts as much as possible.

I am glad to say that I scored 92% and that it is all over! My next aim is to learn Struts and log4j logging in a formal way reading through books and learn lot on these concepts before I start preparing for SCWBD.

Regards,
Ramya.
Bastin Gomez.H
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Joined: Dec 12, 2005
Posts: 54
Congrats Ramya!!!

Great score...


one doubt: i suppose u have given the exam 081. Then how was the manning book for 080 useful. How much is the difference between 080 & 081. Kindly help me since i'm also preparing for SCWCD.
Mikalai Zaikin
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Joined: Jun 04, 2002
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Congratz !!!


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Ramya Iyer
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Joined: Jul 29, 2003
Posts: 66
Hi Bastin Gomez,

Yes, you are right. Mannings book - does not cover some of the topics like EL, JSTL etc. But it is a great book that you can refer for the remaining objectives that are common to both 080 and 081.

Mannings book alone will not suffice for SCWCD 081.

Regards,
Ramya.
 
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