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I just passed scea5 part1

wang andrew
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Joined: May 12, 2008
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hard test, I am luck to get pass by 73%.
Thanks everyone. It's my first Sun test for certificate.
Prabhu Pillai

Joined: Jun 07, 2008
Posts: 5
Hi Wang,

Congratulation. Could you please share your experience, what study material you used?

Appreciate your reply.

Hong Anderson
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SCJA 1.0, SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 1.3, SCJP 5.0, SCEA 5, SCBCD 5; OCUP - Fundamental, Intermediate and Advanced; IBM Certified Solution Designer - OOAD, vUML 2; SpringSource Certified Spring Professional
Vivek Nidhi
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Please share your study material details.

Vivek K Nidhi
SCJP 1.4
SCJA 1.0
IBM DB2 Database Associate
SAP Certified EP consultant.
Deepak Bala

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SCJP 6 articles - SCJP 5/6 mock exams - More SCJP Mocks
wang andrew
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Joined: May 12, 2008
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I feel that some questions are so confused that I still didnt'understand in the review time. Many questions are quite indirect and you need to fully understand the technology to answer them correctly.
some help link:
design pattern in /

books: study guid by Mark Cade.

pay attention to the new feature and change for EJB3, JAX-WS,
web component and ejb's declare and programmtic security.

I decided to save the money for buy new mock exam and just used the free old mock to get the feel what it looks like.
Paul Michael
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Joined: Jul 02, 2001
Posts: 697
Congratulations wang!

Thanks for sharing your experience.

SCJP 1.2 (89%), SCWCD 1.3 (94%), IBM 486 (90%), SCJA Beta (96%), SCEA (91% / 77%), SCEA 5 P1 (77%), SCBCD 5 (85%)
Subramanian Palaniappan

Joined: Jun 13, 2008
Posts: 2
First. Congrats for your success. Can you please write your experiece and your preparation methodology. Eventhough we have plenty of documents online, I am litterlay confused what to study and what is not needed. I would appreciate that. All the best for your Part II and III exams.
wang andrew
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Joined: May 12, 2008
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I started to think about getting the Scea certificate around begining of this year and start to read the books & link recommended from this site. But I didn't have much time for the preparing the test because I was very busy in couple of projects. I might only spent total 3 hours in March and April. Later I bought the exam voucher to push myself to study it, recently I read at least 3 hours a day .
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Andrew Thomas Betencourt

Joined: May 19, 2008
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Congratulations !

Andrew Thomas Betencourt<br />SCJP, SCJA, SCWCD, SCBCD, SCEA 2<br />Fujitsu Brazil
arulk pillai
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Praveen Allam

Joined: Jun 09, 2008
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Congratulation and good luck for next levels.

I agree. Here's the link:
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