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Part II and III Passed : 92%

Sudhansu Pati
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Joined: Sep 23, 2003
Posts: 77
Hello everyone,

I just checked my score this morning and got the following results. What can be a better gift than this for the coming Chrismas.

Class Diagram (44 maximum) .......................... 41
Component Diagram (44 maximum) ...................... 39 Sequence/Colloboration Diagrams (12 maximum) ........ 12

I was expecting a score in the range 85-95 and really happy to see what I got. I have lost several marks in the component diagram because I din't spend much time in creating logical components. I just laid out all JSPs, Servlets, EJBs etc. It was correct, but the examinor was also looking for something more.
I did lose 3 marks in the class diagram. May be because I did mistakes in the links with the EIS tier.

Class Diagram

I had 23 classes. Really high level, didn't include any attributes or operations. The Class diagram didn't include any JSPs, Servlets or entity beans. I had 3 session beans in the class diagram. I used aggregation, composition, dependency, generalization and association between the classes.

Component Diagram
I had about 50 components. Really physical components, not logical.

Sequence Diagrams
I had too many (13)sequence diagrams. I don't think it is necessary to have so many. But I started out the design that way, so didn't change the design and kept all 13 sequence diagrams. The sequence diagrams were large (3000 * 2800) and I included notes in all the sequence diagrams.

My documentation was also long. 24 pages. I had cleared highlighted the assumptions, the reason behind those assumptions and the impact of the assumptions. The documentation included tables showing all the components. I knew that such a large document is not required, but it helped me to verify the correctness and coherency of all the documents.

Total Preparation Time
I prepared 3 weekends of the part I and got 89% on Oct 18th. I submitted the Part II on 8th and appeared for the Part III on Nov 12th. I got the score on Dec 14th.

Bharat Ruparel
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Joined: Jul 30, 2003
Posts: 493
Hello Sudhansu,
Please update your signature, it still reads SCEA Part I.

Parag Doshi
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Joined: Jun 29, 2004
Posts: 317
Congrats Sudhansu ! Great score and, indeed, a very good christmas gift from Sun
I agree. Here's the link:
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