This has been debated on and off here from time to time - you could probably find some discussions on it if you search.
Personally, I'd recommend against using one of the frameworks (granted, this is just my opinion). The goal of the exam is to demonstrate your ability to design a solution for the problem, largely using J2EE technologies, which I would interpret to mean using only their technologies. The caveat is that they do not say you cannot use other frameworks, so if you choose to do so at your own peril, I'd suggest explaining in your documentation as to why you made that choice.
Theodore Jonathan Casser
SCJP/SCSNI/SCBCD/SCWCD/SCDJWS/SCMAD/SCEA/MCTS/MCPD... and so many more letters than you can shake a stick at!
Using popular frameworks like struts , spring , WAF , Hibernate etc should not be a problem . I used a subset of the above in my solution. I did however provide an additional high level diagram outlining the mechanic of some of the less known frameworks . For struts it is not neccasary.
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Thank you for the replies. I am getting interested in pursuing this exam.
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