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SCWCD Exam Tips

Megha Audichya
Greenhorn

Joined: Aug 17, 2005
Posts: 2
Hi Ranchers

Recently I passed out SCWCD with 92%, thanks to Kathy, Bert and Bryan.

I want to share some exam tips to the ones heading for SCWCD.

For all SCWCD test takers, there is a mock exam list I am including in this posting. I spent a lot of time collecting the information about mock exams, so I have compiled the list here. I hope it helps.

  • Anand Chawla http://www.podar.net/scwcd/startexam.htm
  • Self Test Software http://www.selftestsoftware.com/generic.asp?page%5Fid=p00169&
  • Enthuware

  • http://www.enthuware.com/jwebplus/
    You can download the trial version from here.
  • Whizlabs

  • http://whizlabs.com/products/scwcd/scwcd-details.html
  • JavaPrepare.com (questions are topic wise)

  • http://www.javaprepare.com/scwd/quests/questions.html
  • JIRIS (1 mock exam 59 Questions)

  • http://www.jiris.com/online/page.do?p.t=1100922450054
  • Eduardo Cobian's mock exam (50 questions)http://www.javaranch.com/carl/SCWCD.htm
  • Sun Quiz (10 questions)

  • http://java.sun.com/developer/Quizzes/jsptut/
  • Certgear (21)

  • http://www.certgear.com/products/info/scwcd.htm
  • SRRehman(Simulator 59 Questions)http://www.geocities.com/rahmanjava/jpilotstore.html (Download JPilotTest Evaluation Version 1.0)
  • 10 Questions from J2eeCertificate.com http://www.j2eecertificate.com/scwcd/control/runsampletest?generatedTestCode=DEMO_EXAM&reset=Y
  • 5 Mock Testshttp://www.jdiscuss.com/



  • Exam Tips
  • There is plenty of time to take the exam so take it patiently
  • Exam is simpler than the mock exam given at the end of HFSJ
  • Choices are very direct. Since number of correct answers is already mentioned in the question, it makes the question easier.
  • read the "Head First Servlets and Jsp" thoroughly and it prepares you 90% for the exam.
  • Do not forget to read JSTL Documentation (on Sun site) + DTD for web.xml and tag library.



  • Good Luck to all SCWCD takers.

    - Megha
    Esam Ahmed
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Aug 10, 2005
    Posts: 101
    CoNgRaTz Megha,
    On your passing the SCWCD with a great score.
    And also, thanks for passing the tips...

    Esam
    SCJP 1.4
    SCWCD in progress.....


    Esam<br />SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4
    Prathibha Bharathi
    Greenhorn

    Joined: Aug 17, 2005
    Posts: 15
    Hi Megha!
    Congratulations! for passing the exam with good score.
    And Thanks a lot for giving valuable suggestions ,tips and mock exams links!

    Thanks and Regards,
    Prathibha
    David Ulicny
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Aug 04, 2004
    Posts: 724
    Congratulation!

    Thanks for tips.


    SCJP<br />SCWCD <br />ICSD(286)<br />MCP 70-216
    Sunder Ganapathy
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Apr 01, 2003
    Posts: 120
    Congratulations.
    Thanks for sharing the links.
    Saket Barve
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Dec 19, 2002
    Posts: 229
    Congratulations, Megha. That is a great score!

    Good luck for your future efforts and thanks for the nice compilation of SCWCD links.

    Regards,
    Saket
    Vishnu Prakash
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Nov 15, 2004
    Posts: 1026
    Congrats and thanks for the Mock Links



    Servlet Spec 2.4/ Jsp Spec 2.0/ JSTL Spec 1.1 - JSTL Tag Documentation
    Yati Tan
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: May 28, 2005
    Posts: 56
    Congratulations and thanks for sharing links.

    Best luck to all members for SCWD exam.


    SCJP 1.4<br />SCJA 1.0<br />SCWCD 1.4
    satheesh krishnaswamy
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Mar 17, 2004
    Posts: 137
    Hi
    Congrats....Whats next.
    Thanks for Sharing useful information on this.
    With kind Regards
    Satheesh.K


    Regards,<br /> <br />Satheesh.K<br />-------------<br />SCJP 1.4<br />SCWCD 1.4
    Jiten Gaba
    Greenhorn

    Joined: Nov 15, 2004
    Posts: 5
    Congrats & thanx for sharing such relevant links & info



    Regards,
    Jiten
    SCJP 1.4


    SCWCD 1.4 in progress
    Vishwas Hegde
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Oct 02, 2003
    Posts: 212
    Hey

    THANKS A LOT for sharing it.

    Regards
    Vishwas

    SCJP 1.4, SCJA
    Bhavik Patel
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Jul 12, 2004
    Posts: 155
    congrates megha ..and heartly thanks for the tips...


    SCJP 1.4<br />SCWCD 1.4(91%)<br />Working on SCJD -Bodgitt & Scrapper Constructions...<br /> <br />"It takes 43 muscles to frown & 17 to smile but it doen't take any to just sit there with a dumb look on your face .. Keep Smiling "
    Nirmala GopalSamy
    Greenhorn

    Joined: Sep 14, 2005
    Posts: 4
    Megha,

    Congrats, its a gr8 score ... So nice of u that u made our life simple by sharing the links that helped u... Kudos to u...

    cheers,
    Nirmala
    Ajai Joy
    Greenhorn

    Joined: Apr 16, 2004
    Posts: 3
    Thanks a lot for the useful links.
    santosh.k
    Greenhorn

    Joined: Jun 01, 2005
    Posts: 11
    Congrats and Thank you very much for Links.


    Thanks and Regards,<br />Santosh<br />-------------------<br />SCJP 1.4
    Srinivasan Rengan
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Nov 07, 2004
    Posts: 122
    Hey Megha,
    Congrats for your score!

    I am writing the exam this month end..
    I am preparing from HFSJ and offcourse Java Ranch.
    I am not so comfortable in custom tags. How are questions on custom tags appearing in the exam. Are they direct or just like the questions in HFSJ(tough)...?

    Thanks in advance...



    SCJP, SCWCD, SCBCD (EJB 2.x and EJB 3), OCA, SCDJWS
    Megha Audichya
    Greenhorn

    Joined: Aug 17, 2005
    Posts: 2
    Hi Srinivasan

    I hope I m not too late to reply to your question.
    Well, questions on Custom tags were a li'l tricky but I guess HFSJ and the mock exams help you to get through those questions.

    I hope it helps.
    All the best.

    - Megha
    Srinivasan Rengan
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Nov 07, 2004
    Posts: 122
    Thanks a lot Megha, for your knowledge sharing reply.
    I am still not comfortable in custom tags (God, please help me in that!!),
    which I am preparing again and again

    Apart from that, its ok.

    Thanks a lot for your information!

    Srini
    [ September 28, 2005: Message edited by: Srinivasan R ]
    vijaya bacina
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Aug 23, 2005
    Posts: 155
    Thanx Megha for sharing the links
    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Feb 02, 2011
    Posts: 81
    Megha Audichya wrote:Hi Ranchers

    Recently I passed out SCWCD with 92%, thanks to Kathy, Bert and Bryan.

    I want to share some exam tips to the ones heading for SCWCD.

    For all SCWCD test takers, there is a mock exam list I am including in this posting. I spent a lot of time collecting the information about mock exams, so I have compiled the list here. I hope it helps.

  • Anand Chawla http://www.podar.net/scwcd/startexam.htm
  • Self Test Software http://www.selftestsoftware.com/generic.asp?page%5Fid=p00169&
  • Enthuware

  • http://www.enthuware.com/jwebplus/
    You can download the trial version from here.
  • Whizlabs

  • http://whizlabs.com/products/scwcd/scwcd-details.html
  • JavaPrepare.com (questions are topic wise)

  • http://www.javaprepare.com/scwd/quests/questions.html
  • JIRIS (1 mock exam 59 Questions)

  • http://www.jiris.com/online/page.do?p.t=1100922450054
  • Eduardo Cobian's mock exam (50 questions)http://www.javaranch.com/carl/SCWCD.htm
  • Sun Quiz (10 questions)

  • http://java.sun.com/developer/Quizzes/jsptut/
  • Certgear (21)

  • http://www.certgear.com/products/info/scwcd.htm
  • SRRehman(Simulator 59 Questions)http://www.geocities.com/rahmanjava/jpilotstore.html (Download JPilotTest Evaluation Version 1.0)
  • 10 Questions from J2eeCertificate.com http://www.j2eecertificate.com/scwcd/control/runsampletest?generatedTestCode=DEMO_EXAM&reset=Y
  • 5 Mock Testshttp://www.jdiscuss.com/



  • Exam Tips
  • There is plenty of time to take the exam so take it patiently
  • Exam is simpler than the mock exam given at the end of HFSJ
  • Choices are very direct. Since number of correct answers is already mentioned in the question, it makes the question easier.
  • read the "Head First Servlets and Jsp" thoroughly and it prepares you 90% for the exam.
  • Do not forget to read JSTL Documentation (on Sun site) + DTD for web.xml and tag library.



  • Good Luck to all SCWCD takers.

    - Megha


    hey guys the links are broken. can somebody send the tips to my email. chiperortiz@hotmail.com
    Chanakya Gupta
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: May 23, 2010
    Posts: 34

    Hi Ranchers,

    Passed SCWCD(OCPJWCD), today(76%), tested at PearsonVue. Experience was good. Exam went on
    smoothly. Future aspirants may be glad to know that, found the SCWCD easier than SCJP. And much
    shorter(finished with 57 minutes left)

    Passed the exam thanks to HFS&J(KS,BB,BB), Enthuware, MarcusGreen, NikoJava, MikalaiZaikin,
    JavaRanch, the animated ppt about Listener interfaces, animated ppt about TLD file acronyms,
    each one of you guys mentioned here are great. Respect you for your work. Thankyou once again.

    For all SCWCD aspirants -
    1. Go through as many links as possible from the ScwcdMockTests here, and
    2. HeadFirstServlets&JSPs(2ndEdition) book.


    SCJP6, SCWCD5, SCMAD
    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Feb 02, 2011
    Posts: 81
    Chanakya Gupta wrote:Hi Ranchers,


    Congrants.. i have to question i hope you can help me..


    who have access to resource with some stuff??

    if i declare a Tag with. a empty body(TLD) and i return EVAL_BODY_INCLUDE or EVAL_BODY_BUFFERED.

    What happens? nothing or a exception??

    thanks a lot
    best regards from Venezuela.
    sorry by my poor english.
    Chanakya Gupta
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: May 23, 2010
    Posts: 34

    Hello Cristian,

    Good questions, thank you for asking !

    1. Answer to the first question could be,

    Nobody wins, (nobody allowed access)
    BUT, it is invalid to put two
    elements in the same

    2. Answer to the second question could be,

    In the TLD, you have


    In the jsp, you must have,



    Body is evaluated ONLY if(see lifecycle of Classic Tag),
    1. <body-content> is not 'empty' AND
    2. tag is NOT invoked with an empty body, AND
    3. doStartTag() method returns EVAL_BODY_INCLUDE

    1 and 2 above fail in our example.
    Body is not evaluated. doEndTag() runs,
    returns EVAL_PAGE(default).
    There is NO exception thrown.

    Hope am able to answer your queries !
    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Feb 02, 2011
    Posts: 81
    Chanakya Gupta wrote:

    thanks Chanakya is very clear to me right now..
    god bless you.
    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Feb 02, 2011
    Posts: 81
    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar wrote:
    Chanakya Gupta wrote:

    thanks Chanakya is very clear to me right now..
    god bless you.


    hi my question was wrong. the right question may be..

    i have two

    pointing to the same web resource in one i have
    in other i have i have

    who have access to myresource..
    Chanakya Gupta
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: May 23, 2010
    Posts: 34

    Hi Cristian,

    It is my pleasure to answer, .
    About <auth-constraint> :

    Got your query,

    With same <url-pattern>, but different <auth-constraint>
    1. access allowed ----- <role-name>*</role-name>
    vs
    2. access prevented ---- <auth-constraint/>
    Who wins ? 1 or 2 ?

    The winner is NOBODY. 2 wins.
    Access is prevented.
    Stoian Azarov
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Jun 01, 2011
    Posts: 113
    Just some more info directly from specification:
    Servlet 3.0 Specification, 13.8.1 Combining Constraints

    The combination of authorization constraints that name roles or that imply roles via
    the name “*” shall yield the union of the role names in the individual constraints as
    permitted roles. A security constraint that does not contain an authorization
    constraint shall combine with authorization constraints that name or imply roles to
    allow unauthenticated access. The special case of an authorization constraint that
    names no roles shall combine with any other constraints to override their affects and
    cause access to be precluded.
    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Feb 02, 2011
    Posts: 81
    Thanks Guys God Bless.
    Is Clear Now..


    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
    Frits Walraven
    Creator of Enthuware JWS+ V6
    Bartender

    Joined: Apr 07, 2010
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    Hi Cristian,

    The last post in this forum was 6 years ago before you woke it up....

    Just have a browse through our guidelines HowToAskQuestionsOnJavaRanch and especially UseOneThreadPerQuestion.
    Thanks and we are still very happy to answer all of your questions, it justs makes it easier for everybody.



    Frits
    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Feb 02, 2011
    Posts: 81
    Frits Walraven wrote:Hi Cristian,

    The last post in this forum was 6 years ago before you woke it up....

    Just have a browse through our guidelines HowToAskQuestionsOnJavaRanch and especially UseOneThreadPerQuestion.
    Thanks and we are still very happy to answer all of your questions, it justs makes it easier for everybody.



    Frits


    hey guys i feel very sorry. i'm doing the things in the wrong way. i had a question. and i find a some kind of answering on google... and i start the same thread once again. i apologies very much.
    Chanakya Gupta
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: May 23, 2010
    Posts: 34

    Hi Ranchers,

    Also include 'Inquisition' in the list of recommended mock tests.
    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Feb 02, 2011
    Posts: 81
    Chanakya Gupta wrote:Hi Ranchers,

    Also include 'Inquisition' in the list of recommended mock tests.


    that's great. do you have a particular link with the latest update. thanks a lot
    Chanakya Gupta
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: May 23, 2010
    Posts: 34

    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar wrote:
    Chanakya Gupta wrote:Hi Ranchers,

    Also include 'Inquisition' in the list of recommended mock tests.


    that's great. do you have a particular link with the latest update. thanks a lot

    Hi Cristian,

    The ScwcdMockTests link at javaranch.com should be the best bet
    for latest links of Mock Tests. All links here are working and found
    (very)useful for that last minute testing yourself!!!
    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Feb 02, 2011
    Posts: 81
    Chanakya Gupta wrote:
    Cristian Daniel Ortiz Cuellar wrote:
    Chanakya Gupta wrote:Hi Ranchers,

    Also include 'Inquisition' in the list of recommended mock tests.


    that's great. do you have a particular link with the latest update. thanks a lot

    Hi Cristian,

    The ScwcdMockTests link at javaranch.com should be the best bet
    for latest links of Mock Tests. All links here are working and found
    (very)useful for that last minute testing yourself!!!


    thanks gupta.. i will check it out.. i have 2 question i hope you or somebody else can help me out..

    1). transfer object is the same as data transfer object? and the same of value objects??
    2). can somebody give me some tips about this or these design patterns.

    thanks a lot a god bless..
     
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