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Study material for beta

rashmi wadhera
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Could anyone plz guide on the course for beta Study as per the latest objectives release by Sun.
If one studies thoroughly:
- Sun's JWS tutorial
- J2EE and XML Development (Kurt A. Gabrick, David B. Weiss)
If I am not wrong, J2EE Web Services by Richard Monson-Haefel is the BEST book but this book is not available in India. Is there any other BOOK comparable to this? Hey Indians, Comment!!
Is it suffcient for Complete preparation OR Any other resources are required. Plz help with some info on the Resouces.
Hope Everyone wud share his ideas/knowledge on this!
Also, if one puts in 3 weeks completely for beta preparation. Is it sufficient for the Beginner?


SCJP1.4, SCWCD1.4 (preparing)
Pradeep bhatt
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http://www.coderanch.com/t/220788/Web-Services/java/Best-book-Web-Services
Also, if one puts in 3 weeks completely for beta preparation. Is it sufficient for the Beginner?

Try your luck , after all it is a beta.


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Pradeep bhatt
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You can also read articles at IBM developerworks site, Web Services section.
rashmi wadhera
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Thanx Pradeep,
I have already read the article u mentioned.
But since J2EE Web Services by Richard Monson-Haefel is unavailable, How are following resources rated by Ranchers for study:
- Sun's JWS tutorial
- J2EE and XML Development (Kurt A. Gabrick, David B. Weiss)
Are above mentioned Resources suffcient for Complete preparation OR Any other resources are required.
According to you, For an AVERAGE learner (at Beginner level) person, Is 3 weeks time enough for beta preparation.
Wud appreciate the valuable comments/suggestions by Ranchers!
Pradeep bhatt
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Sun's tutorial may be enough for the API section of the tutorial and API are just a small part of the beta. The tutorial does not cover SOAP, WSDL,UDDI, security, deployment, design and architecture. It is best to search the internet for these sections of the objectives. I believe that there are loads of resources.
According to you, For an AVERAGE learner (at Beginner level) person, Is 3 weeks time enough for beta preparation.
Wud appreciate the valuable comments/suggestions by Ranchers!

If you put in efforts any thing is possible. Make the best use of your free time. The last day is May 23, so there is plenty of time. Not many are likely to take up the exam in April I guess.
:roll:
sai kumar
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Hi all,
Can anyone post the links to the spec documents that will be useful.
thx,
sk
Ken Ho
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Does Ray Lai's J2EE Platform Web Services cover the area of security and design architecture of the beta exam?


SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.3, SCBCD 1.3, SCMAD, SCDJWS
rashmi wadhera
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Ranchers,
Anyone who has evaluated this book. Plz Comment!!
- J2EE and XML Development (Kurt A. Gabrick, David B. Weiss)
:roll:
Karthik Guru
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Originally posted by RiaGoel Goel:
If I am not wrong, J2EE Web Services by Richard Monson-Haefel is the BEST book but this book is not available in India. [/QB]

Did you check the stores? / I shall confirm if i find it.
J2EE Webservices in India
HTH
Karthik Guru
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Originally posted by RiaGoel Goel:
Ranchers,
Anyone who has evaluated this book. Plz Comment!!
- J2EE and XML Development (Kurt A. Gabrick, David B. Weiss)
:roll:

Yeah its a good book. I remember having read it last year. But dont waste your time on that. It does not cover the Exam spec.
j2ee Web services w'd be more than a handful for the next couple of weeks.
Pradeep bhatt
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Originally posted by Ken Ho:
Does Ray Lai's J2EE Platform Web Services cover the area of security and design architecture of the beta exam?

The Toable of Contents indicates that there are chapters on Security and Architecture but not sure if they are useful for the beta. :roll:
Richard Monson-Haefel
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There are a lot of good books out there, but most of them don't cover the most recient releases of the J2EE APIs (JAX-RPC, JAXR, JAXP, SAAJ). The only book that does, to my knowalge is Addison-Wesley's.
Here is the india link:
http://www.pearsonedindia.com/book-details.asp?cat=prof&page=category&bookid=1429&disciplineid=23&disciplinename=Information+Technology
Also see the specs and blue print book listed in this thread:
http://www.coderanch.com/t/147872/java-Web-Services-SCDJWS/certification/Study-Resources-SCDJWS-Exam
Best of luck!


-- <br />Richard Monson-Haefel<br /><a href="http://www.Monson-Haefel.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.Monson-Haefel.com</a>
 
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