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Passed the Paper today

 
Syed AliRaza Zaidi
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Hi guys ,
After studying just three days (well I know How I managed this) I finally passed the cert with 72% which is not very good percentage but still happy and contented with it.
Thanks to ranchers who helped me by telling of a very good book that is XML Quick Refrence I got it printed but I am fond of reading e-Books Online so gone through half of its soft copy
I didn't used any thing for XSLT and Relied on previous Experince.
Soon there will be a long post from me about resources I have tons of it for Preparation. I will hang around this forum to help the guys if I could
Well whats next
I let you guys guess
 
Hussain
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good score ; well done ;
nice ;
plz post ur experience because i have my paper on 30th this month .....

allah hafiz
 
Axel Janssen
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congrats Syed.
guess that you might have heard something about xml before the 3 days.
 
Valentin Crettaz
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Nice shot Syed
Hussain,
We ain't got many rules 'round these parts, but we do got one. Please change your displayed name to comply with the JavaRanch Naming Policy.
Thanks Pardner! Hope to see you 'round the Ranch!
 
Syed AliRaza Zaidi
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Hi Guys,
The test was not so much difficult nor was easy it has a lot of scenario based questions and you have to read each and every question carefully every question has got some keywords to find the answer.
I am posting here few links for preparation these are only 1/10 of resources for paper:
Free Books:
Processing XML using Java:
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/xmljava
WebServices:
http://www.j2eeolympus.com/freebooks/FreeWebServicesBooks.html
XSLFO:
http://www.j2eeolympus.com/freebooks/FreeJavaXMLBooks.html
XML Quick Reference:

Schema PDF:
www.PerfectXml.com/certify/
IBM XSLT:
http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-xsltwork/index.html?dwzone=xml
WebServices:
http://ibm.com/developerworks/speakers/colan.
XML E-book by IBM Red Book:
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/pubs/pdfs/redbooks/sg246104.pdf
Four Hundred Plus Free E-Books:
http://www.clicknow.host.sk/ebooks.htm
All Free Books:
http://www.intelinfo.com/free_computer_books-3.html
Tutorials:
XSLT
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/bible2/chapters/ch17.html
http://www.zvon.org
http://www.w3schools.org
http://www.xfront.com
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/sd2002west/xslt2/
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/xmloneaustin2001/xslt/
XSLFO
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/bible2/chapters/ch18.html
http://www.zvon.org
XLinks
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/bible2/chapters/ch19.html
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/sd2002west/xlinks/
XPointers
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/bible2/chapters/ch20.html
XmlSchema
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/bible2/chapters/ch24.html
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/sd2002west/schemas/
http://www.zvon.org
http://www.w3schools.org
Introduction to Xml
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/sd2002west/introxml/
Processing Instructions
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/sd2002west/xmlandjava/
Xml Fundamentals
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/sd2002west/xmlfundamentals/
http://www.zvon.org
http://www.w3schools.org
DTDs
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/sd2002west/dtds/
DOM
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/sd2002west/dom/
SAX
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/sd2002west/sax/
http://www.j2eeolympus.com/J2EE/JavaXml/SAX.html
AdvanceXml
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/xmlone/london2002/advancedxml/
XInclude
http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/slides/xmloneaustin2001/xinclude/
Others:
www.Certificationguru.com
http://wiki.cs.uiuc.edu/VisualWorks/SEARCH/XML+Paper
www.oreilly.com
Mocks:
www.witscale.com
www.skillometer.com
www.brainbench.com
www.U2Test.com
www.LiveTest.com
www.Skilldrill.com
 
Roseanne Zhang
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Congratulations and great job!!!
Thanks for the long reference list! I'm a slow reader. However, I'll try my best to go through them at least on a glance level.
 
Jayadev Pulaparty
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Congrats Syed and thanks for the info.
 
vijay kumar
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Congrat ali ... nice score..
Ali do you know you are the youngest in the world to get that cert ?...
Well done 2nd World Record for you..
Youngest Windows Application Developer c#
Youngest Xml developer....
still lots of other waiting ..
 
Jacques Rodes
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Syed, congrats buddy! plz do respond to my query at http://www.coderanch.com/t/146886/po/certification/Test-preparation-info
 
samuel j
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congrates
and thanks for sharing those resource.
i am preparing my exam at end of this month
 
John Wetherbie
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Congrats!
Thanks for the list of references.
 
Scott Duffy
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Congrat Syed. Thanks for the list of resources.
Someone mentioned that you are the youngest in the world to get this certification. Mind if I ask how young you are?
 
Jagdeep Singh
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* Congratulations *
 
Syed AliRaza Zaidi
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I am 16 years old(not young).Secondly thankyou all for you warmhearted congrats
 
Eric Deng
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Hi guys,
Thanks for your help, I passed IBM 141 with 76, I really appreciate you guys in this forum.
My next step is preparing Microsoft Certified C# .Net Windows Application Programmer, could you please recommend some good forums?
Thanks
Eric
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IBM Certified OOAD with UML
IBM Certified XML and Related Technologies
 
Micheal Jacob
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Congrats Syed & Eric.....good job done.
Micheal
 
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