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SCEA Preparation

Barry Bassi
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Joined: Dec 20, 2005
Posts: 49
Hi Ranchers!
Some questions about SCEA preparation (part 1 & 2):

I haven't any real world experience in Java (J2EE/J2SE) developing and design but I'm a SCWCD and I'm studying for the SCBCD 1.3 exam.

What books are the best for the SCEA part 1 preparation?

And for SCEA part 2, is it useful to take a design exam (like IBM 486) before working on the assignment? Are there any books or other tools for the part 2 preparation ?

Thank you very much.


SCJP 5.0, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 1.3, MySQL 5 Developer, ZCE, EUCIP Core<br /> <br />OCA 9i (in progress..)<br />SCJD UrlyBird (in progress..)
Cleuton Sampaio
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Joined: Nov 11, 2005
Posts: 181

Well, I have read Mark Cade�s book "Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for J2EE Technology Study Guide", Paul Allen�s "Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for J2EE Study Guide (Exam 310-051) ", and "the bible": "J2EE Patterns" by Deepak Alur.

I also recommend you to download and read carefully the Pet Store case.

Cleuton (Brazil)

Cleuton Sampaio<br />Systems Architect<br />(SCEA,SCWCD,SCBCD,MCSE,MCSD)
Barry Bassi
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Joined: Dec 20, 2005
Posts: 49
Thank you very much Cleuton.
But, for the second step, what is the best choice to make practice with patterns and UML design? In my job I don't use UML and Pattern (nor, unfortunately, Java). Is it useful to take an exam like, for example, 486 before the project assignment?

p.b. kajikar

Joined: Jan 30, 2006
Posts: 14
I used some of the books found here:
I agree. Here's the link:
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