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What to do after SCWCD

Brad Strausbaugh

Joined: Feb 25, 2007
Posts: 21
I have recently passed my SCWCD exam and I want to re-enforce what I have learned, by writing some code. In preparation for my first job (whenever I get one), should I be spending my time, one: installing Tomcat and writing code at the command line the way Sierra and Bates do in "Head First Servlets and JSPs", or two: learn the web-app features of NetBeans 6.1, or three: something else. All opinions are welcome.

Christophe Verré

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All opinions are welcome.

You should have done that when studying for the exam. That's my opinion

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arulk pillai
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Joined: May 31, 2007
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Try to contribute to an open-source project where you can apply what you learnt. This will look good on your resume as well.

-- You can learn from and enhance your coding skills by looking at others� code.
-- You can get feedback from others on your code.
-- You can enhance your ability to understand problems and develop effective solutions for it.
-- You can proudly mention your contribution on your resume.

If you are still not convinced, go to http://seeker.dice.com/jobsearch and search for "open source".

Where do I look for open-source projects?

-- http://www.sourceforge.net/
-- http://dev.java.net/
-- http://jakarta.apache.org/
-- http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/views/java/projects.jsp
-- http://www.google.co.in/search?q=Apache+Java+projects
-- https://www.dev.java.net/servlets/ProjectList
-- https://openjdk.dev.java.net/
-- http://developers.sun.com/javadb/
-- http://www.netbeans.org/
-- https://glassfish.dev.java.net/public/devindex.html
-- http://www.ohloh.net/
-- http://www.freshmeat.net/
-- http://code.google.com/

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Bobby Sharma
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Joined: Mar 18, 2008
Posts: 574

thanks for the advice , I will do the same.
[ September 05, 2008: Message edited by: omi sharma ]

Back to Java , again.
Brad Strausbaugh

Joined: Feb 25, 2007
Posts: 21
Excellent idea, Arulk. I will look into that.

shivam singhal
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Joined: Jul 15, 2012
Posts: 223

I Think you should start learn some Business logic after WCD offcourse with these open source projects
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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