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exam 486

Andrei Pop
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I want to take the 486 sometime in the future and I have no experience at all with UML. Are the two books recommended on the IBM's web site enough? What is the approach I have to follow in order to succeed.

Baiju Varugese
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Yes, books by Martin Folwer and Cirag Larman is enough

Good luck

Measure twice cut once carpenter theory <br /> <br />Baiju <br />SCJCP, SCBCD, IBM-486, IBM-484, SCEA Part I
Andrei Pop
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And do I need practice, do I need using tools like Rational Rose? Or the exam is a theoretical one.

Jayadev Pulaparty
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The exam is more about knowing ObjectDesign than UML itself. Craig Larman is one of the best books i came across.
Vaithiya Sundaram
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Can you please give some website addresses for mock exams?

Vaithiyanathan Sundaram<br />SCJP, SCBCD, SCEA part1
Mikalai Zaikin
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Originally posted by Vaithiya Sundaram:
Can you please give some website addresses for mock exams?

Free and Super New : IBM OOAD-UML (000-486) Quiz 3 (54 questions)

Also, you can find

"OOAD UML Quiz 1" and "OOAD UML Quiz 2" and "IBM ICE 486 Test" on the same web site:


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Jesus Angeles
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Joined: Feb 26, 2005
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hi all,

any comment if i can read hf design patterns instead of the Larman book? will appreciate your input
Chintan Rajyaguru
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Rational Rose is too much for UML practice. Use
Jude - Coming soon!
I agree. Here's the link:
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