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Passed part I 79%

herve attia
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Joined: Sep 28, 2001
Posts: 138
Applicability of J2EE 100%
security............. 100%
Protocols............ 100%
EJB container model...75%
Design patterns.......80%
Common Architecure... 50%
In18................. 50%
Messaging............ 50%
Legacy Connectivity.. 40%
I was thinking to get a better score but I was really surprise by the High-Level Conceptual questions !!!
To be honest, I don't think we need to study a lot to be prepare for it. If you have some EJB experience, you will be fine if you read, for example, John's note
You don't need to buy books as well .
So What do we need to know ?
1) Know EJB well , not very detailed.
Understand EJB lifecyle, activation, passivation concept...
I would recommend to read J2EE BluePrint, EJB1.1 spec...don't buy EJB Monson-Haefel is just redundant to EJB1.1 spec...
2)Design Pattern: 4 questions. (Proxy, iterator, Observer) is enough !!
Which design pattern JDBC-Resulset implements : Bridge, iterator, composite, factory method ?

3) UML : 4 questions ...really easy !! Class diagram ( generalisation, realization) Sequence diagram (self-call, message) is don't need the Martin fowler'book....
Read these link
4) In18/Security : untrusted applet and Cerficicates (high level question )
A few questions with Firewalls, protocols. How Firewalls interfere with IIOP ?
A lot of Architecture scenario questions where you have to read 10-15 lines each time....
Most of them had 7 possible options with only 2 correct answers....I don't want to freak you out ...but sometimes, in my opinion, the process by elimination didn't work....
What else ? ....Time frame.
IMHO, ...really short !! I had only 3 minutes left to review the marked question...
Well that' it !! .....let's move to part II NOW !!
Andrew Tyson

Joined: Sep 25, 2001
Posts: 24
Herve, congrats on passing - good luck working on the remaining parts.
Adithya Rayaprolu
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Joined: Jun 19, 2001
Posts: 137
Iyengar Srividya76
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Joined: Sep 09, 2001
Posts: 87

Hi Herve....
Congrats !!! Best of luck for the rest of the parts....
Fei Ng
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Joined: Aug 26, 2000
Posts: 1242
CONGRATULATIONS.... good luck on the next one.
Deepak Shah
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Joined: Nov 29, 2000
Posts: 97
Hi Harve,
Congrats Buddy, You cleared the first part !!
I am sure you will do very good in part II and III.

Warm Regards,
shailesh sonavadekar
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Joined: Oct 12, 2000
Posts: 1874
congratulations. All the very best for the future.
Christophe Testi
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Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Posts: 40
Felications vieux !
Good job Harve, and thanks for your posts.... they are very helpfull
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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