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SCMAD Exam Notes

Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi all,
I am currently preparing for the SCMAD exam (taking it on Feb. 24). During my SCJP preparation, I found some of the exam notes prepared by the patrons of JavaRanch to be extremely useful.
So here's my humble attempt towards paying back the JavaRanch community.
http://www.cssathya.com/tutorials/java/certification/scmad/
I will be constantly updating the chapters in this page. Please let me know if you find errors so that I can fix them.


Cheers, Sathya Srinivasan - SCJP 1.2, SCWCD 1.2, SCMAD 1.0
Co-Author of Whizlabs SCMAD Certification Exam Simulator and SCMAD Exam Guide Book
Theodore Casser
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Joined: Mar 14, 2001
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I wouldn't be so humble. It looks like a great start to me!


Theodore Jonathan Casser
SCJP/SCSNI/SCBCD/SCWCD/SCDJWS/SCMAD/SCEA/MCTS/MCPD... and so many more letters than you can shake a stick at!
Yi Meng
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Joined: May 07, 2003
Posts: 270
hi Sathya,
you are still working hard to consolidate exam notes right? I only see one pdf for RMS right now.
I really appreciate your effort ......


Meng Yi
Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi,
As you have noticed, it is a work in progress, which hopefully will be completed around Feb. 16 (my target date for first revision).
I have currently added 2 chapters.
6. RMS
11. WMA
Please keep checking back for the next few days for more topics. Hopefully it will be one per day.
Nicholas Cheung
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Joined: Nov 07, 2003
Posts: 4982
Thanks Sathya.
I found your resources are very good for preparing the exam.
Really appreicate for your effort!!!
Best wishes in our SCMAD exam~~~
Nick.


SCJP 1.2, OCP 9i DBA, SCWCD 1.3, SCJP 1.4 (SAI), SCJD 1.4, SCWCD 1.4 (Beta), ICED (IBM 287, IBM 484, IBM 486), SCMAD 1.0 (Beta), SCBCD 1.3, ICSD (IBM 288), ICDBA (IBM 700, IBM 701), SCDJWS, ICSD (IBM 348), OCP 10g DBA (Beta), SCJP 5.0 (Beta), SCJA 1.0 (Beta), MCP(70-270), SCBCD 5.0 (Beta), SCJP 6.0, SCEA for JEE5 (in progress)
Ken Ho
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Joined: Feb 01, 2004
Posts: 91
Your Great Effort is highly appreciated!!!

Waiting for your remaining parts....
[ February 11, 2004: Message edited by: Ken Ho ]

SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.3, SCBCD 1.3, SCMAD, SCDJWS
Ko Ko Naing
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Thanks a lot, Sathya... It is really great that we have such person here....


Co-author of SCMAD Exam Guide, Author of JMADPlus
SCJP1.2, CCNA, SCWCD1.4, SCBCD1.3, SCMAD1.0, SCJA1.0, SCJP6.0
Gayan Balasooriya
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Good effort


SCJP, SCWCD
Eduardo Rodrigues
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Very good!
I'm currently making some mapping and quick reviews too.
I hope that'll be available in few days.
I'm trying to make some mock questions too.
Later (in one day or two) I'll post something for everyone rate.
Thank you!
[ February 11, 2004: Message edited by: Eduardo Rodrigues ]

Eduardo Rodrigues<br />SCJP 1.4/5.0 SCWCD 1.3/1.4, SCBCD 1.3, SCMAD, SCEA<br />IBM 484 & 486<br />Belo Horizonte<br />Minas Gerais<br />Brasil
Sathya Srinivasan
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Thanks for the comments everyone. I will keep posting as and when I add new chapters.
Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi,
I have added Chapter 07 - Push Registry. Please let me know if you find any errors.
Sathya.
Ko Ko Naing
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Originally posted by Sathya Srinivasan:
Hi,
I have added Chapter 07 - Push Registry. Please let me know if you find any errors.
Sathya.

Thanks again, Sathya...
somkiat puisungnoen
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Thank you , it very nice ....

I'll wait for new exam note in other objective ....


SCJA,SCJP,SCWCD,SCBCD,SCEA I
Java Developer, Thailand
Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi,
I have added chapter 09 - "MIDP Game UI" to the notes.
calvin zhu
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Thanks for your working!


SCEA, SCJD, SCWCD, SCBCD, SCJP<br />IBM WebSphere Portal certification
Mehdi Chaouachi
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Really god work


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Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi,
I have added Chapter 1 - JTWI Specifications to the page.
Please let me know if you find any errors or if you have any suggestions.
Also, thank you very much for all the encouraging words. It really gets me motivated to crank the chapters out quickly.
Shoaib Khanzada
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Joined: Jan 24, 2004
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Thanks Sathya, I have read your notes thats realy good but unfortunatly i am unable to download notes for Game API and JTWI. When i download them i received an html file. Anyway thanks a lot for your work.
Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi,
I have added one more chapter - chapter 10 - MMAPI 1.1. Please let me know if you find any errors or if you have any suggestions.
Shoaib:

i am unable to download notes for Game API and JTWI. When i download them i received an html file

If you have cut & pasted the link to your PDF directly on a browser, you will only get a redirect page, which is probably what happened here. I had to have this mechanism so that auto-downloaders cannot be used to download the files.
Please use this link to download the files.
http://www.cssathya.com/tutorials/java/certification/scmad/notes.jsp
Sathya Srinivasan
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As an addendum to the previous post, right-click and save on the PDF does not work. You have to click it (it will open the file in IE itself) and just save from Acrobat.
I will try to work out the kinks in the filter I wrote soon. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Nicholas Cheung
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Hi Sathya,
You have no need to feel sorry.
You have already helped us a lot. Many thanks on your kindly help, and well-formatted notes.
Nick.
Jan Jani
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Joined: Feb 05, 2004
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Hi Sathya,
You have no need to feel sorry.
You have already helped us a lot. Many thanks on your kindly help, and well-formatted notes

yes Nick you right

Jani
Ko Ko Naing
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The contents inside the notes are tremendous!!! Best used for quick prep guide to the exam...
Theodore Casser
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Once again, I have to say that I really appreciate all the work you're putting into this, Sathya. These really are superb!
Eduardo Rodrigues
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Hi Sathya!
On your notes chapter 10 you wrote:

But the parameter duration isn't the duration in milliseconds...???
I think that's a mistaje here...
Thank you!
Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi all,
Thanks for the encouraging words and comments. I have corrected the errors pointed out.
I have also added another chapter - Chapter 5 - MIDlet lifecycle.
Please let me know if you find any errors or if you have any suggestions to make the content better.
Ko Ko Naing
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Originally posted by Sathya Srinivasan:
I have also added another chapter - Chapter 5 - MIDlet lifecycle.
Please let me know if you find any errors or if you have any suggestions to make the content better.

I think the link to Chapter 5 is not working... Could u please check it out again? Thanks a lot....
Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi all,
I have added another chapter 4 - Networking to the web page.
Please click on the Adobe icon to open the file in the browser and use the "save button" inside the Adobe plug-in to save the file. Do not right-click and save. It won't work.
Thanks again for all the feedback.
I have added an "Addendum" and "Errata" section in the webpage. Please check that regularly.
Jason Hocker
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Joined: Jul 23, 2003
Posts: 132
I cannot print chapter 4
v giri
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Joined: Aug 27, 2002
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Jay
When the Acrobat Reader opens up the browser window, click on Diskette icon of Acrobat (top left corner) below URL address.
This will allow the file to be saved as pdf file.
Best wishes


-giri
Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi all,
I have added yet another chapter - chapter 3 - Security to the site. Please let me know if you find any errors in the material or if you have suggestions to improve the content.
Thanks.
Ken Ho
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Joined: Feb 01, 2004
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oh, Great!
Only 2 chapters left !! Really thanks a lot!!
Kalpesh Soni
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chapter 2 first please !
Ko Ko Naing
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I don't know why... I cannot download chapter-5...
huanyu zhao
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Joined: Feb 22, 2001
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thanks....really helpful


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Pedro Henrique Mac�do
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Joined: Feb 20, 2004
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Hi Sathya;
I was looking your Exam Notes and saw that the number of questions in the "Introduction" topic is set to 160. I took the exam yesterday and the correct number of questions is 169.

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Pedro Henrique Mac�do
Meantime Mobile Creations
Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi,
I have fixed an error in Chapter 5 regarding MIDlet suite update and also added more information. Please update.
Thanks Xinyi Zhang for pointing out the error.
Thanks Pedro for pointing out the error in number of questions.
Sathya Srinivasan
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Hi,
I have added chapter 2 - CLDC 1.0/1.1 to the website. Please let me know if you find any errors or if you have suggestions to improve the content.
Thanks to everyone for giving nice comments about the notes. I am happy that it was of use in your preparation,
Best Wishes.
Vivek Viswanathan
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Originally posted by Pedro Henrique Mac�do:
Hi Sathya;
I was looking your Exam Notes and saw that the number of questions in the "Introduction" topic is set to 160. I took the exam yesterday and the correct number of questions is 169.

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Pedro Henrique Mac�do
Meantime Mobile Creations


Please tell us about your exprience about the exam ?

v2


Vivek Viswanathan SCJP 1.2, SCJP 1.6,SCJD,SCEA,SCWCD,IBM-484,IBM-486,IBM-141,Ms.NET C# 70-316,SCMAD, LPIC-I
Jason Hocker
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WHen printing (only) chapters 2,3,4,5, heres what spits out of the printer
ERROR: undefined
OFFENDING COMMAND: TZ
OPERAND STACK:
-1
DAAAAA+SymbolMT
N41
--nostringval--
 
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