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Gustavo Dutra
Greenhorn

Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 22
Hi friends,

I would like to thank the job that everybody do in this forum.

It is a big reposity of knowledge and helps me a lot.

The test is different from the mocks... but.... the mocks help a lot

to understand the problems used on the test.

The test is difficult,

and my advice is to study hard and pray a lot... .

I study the 2 books for the certification and Ramu Meda material,

every chapter I read I try to find more details on the books and on the

internet (google is a very nice partner... )

My links ...

Common Architectures:
- http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-10-2000/jw-1027-pool.html
- http://java.sun.com/j2ee/sdk_1.2.1/techdocs/guides/j2ee-overview/Introduction.fm.html
- http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-02-2001/jw-0223-extremescale.html
- http://www.onjava.com/pub/a/onjava/2001/09/26/load.html

Internationalization
- http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/i18n/intro/index.html

Messaging
- http://java.sun.com/products/jms/tutorial/1_3_1-fcs/doc/copyright.html

Patterns
- http://www.dofactory.com/Patterns/Patterns.aspx#list
- http://www.tml.hut.fi/~pnr/Tik-76.278/gof/html/
- http://www.jguru.com/faq/view.jsp?EID=10636
- http://www.jguru.com/faq/view.jsp?EID=37813

Protocols
- http://www.good-stuff.co.uk/useful/portfull.php
- http://www.csis.gvsu.edu/~adams/Teaching/Notes/Networking/http.html
- http://www.blackmagic.com/people/gabe/iiop.html

RMI
- http://java.sun.com/products/jdk/rmi/reference/docs/index.html
- http://java.sun.com/products/jdk/rmi/reference/docs/index.html
- http://java.sun.com/developer/onlineTraining/rmi/exercises/DistributedGarbageCollector/
- http://java.sun.com/developer/onlineTraining/rmi/RMI.html#RMIArchitectureLayers

Security
- http://www.securingjava.com/
- http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/security1.2/overview/index.html
- http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/security1.2/TOC.html#tour1

Modelling
- http://www.agilemodeling.com/style/
- http://www.informit.com/articles/article.asp?p=336264&seqNum=1&rl=1
- http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/rational/library/3101.html

Geral
- http://leocrawford.org.uk/work/jcea/part1/internationalisation.html
- http://prasks.webahn.com/scja.html
- http://www.harishramchandani.com/

Thats all.... i hope it helps....


Well... my scores...

Concepts................ 100%
Common Architectures ... 83%
Legacy Connectivity..... 40%
EJB..................... 100%
EJB Container Model .... 75%
Protocols............... 100%
Applicability of J2EE... 66%
Design Patterns ........ 80%
Messaging............... 100%
Internalization ........ 100%
Security ............... 100%
Keerthi P
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 19, 2003
Posts: 203

Congrats and thanks for the links. I'm going to get started for this certification.


Cheers.<br />Keerthi<br />(SCJP, SCWCD, SCBCD)
Marcelo Sousa Ancelmo
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 17, 2002
Posts: 497

Congrats Gustavo, great score



Regards,


Marcelo Sousa Ancelmo - Brazil
Yong How, Lim
Ranch Hand

Joined: Feb 22, 2005
Posts: 52
Congrats Gustavo

Go now for part 2/3


Regards,<br /> Yong How, Lim<br /> SCEA, SCBCD, SCWCD, SCJD, SCJP, LPIC-1
Meenakshi Iyer
Greenhorn

Joined: Nov 15, 2004
Posts: 17
Hi Gustavo,
Good Score. Congrats.

How is the real exam different from Mock Exams. Are the really Exam
questions very tough compared to Mock exams.

How many questions you had on EJB. How many on Patterns.

Which topics are more complicated.



Thanks,
Meenakshi Iyer
Gustavo Dutra
Greenhorn

Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 22
Thanks,

How is the real exam different from Mock Exams. Are the really Exam
questions very tough compared to Mock exams.

My test had 30% of questions like the mocks, simple and objective questions, this part was easy, some mock questions are more difficult than
this type of questions on the exam.
25% was in the middle, jms, ejb, patterns , architecture ....
but... the rest.... was difficult, subjective questions, where the question had 2/3 lines and each option 2 lines, you have to read a lot and think a lot, this part is totally different from the mock, but the mocks help giving you the key parts to study.


How many questions you had on EJB. How many on Patterns.


--> EJB - 5 or 6 - you have to know the specification, it is very, very mor easier than the SCBCD exam.
--> Patterns.... I think 5 or 6 too.

Which topics are more complicated.

for me ....
legacy and the Big one's .... with a lot of information, crossing concepts
like J2EE, security and legacy.

Good Luck,

Gustavo
Vijay Madiraju
Greenhorn

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 4
Well done Gustavo and good luck for Part 2 and Part 3 of SCEA.Thanks for the links posted as they are going to be great help for someone like me who is just about to start preparing part1 of scea.

Can you please let me know what is the duration required for the preparation.

Cheers,
Vijay
SCJP1.4,SCWCD1.4
[ March 22, 2005: Message edited by: Vijay Madiraju ]
Meenakshi Iyer
Greenhorn

Joined: Nov 15, 2004
Posts: 17
Thanks For Answering all my questions about Mock Exams.


Thanks,
Meenakshi Iyer
 
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