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Thinking about SCJD

Joe Richard
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Joined: Aug 15, 2001
Posts: 76
I am an SCJP who plans on going the J2EE path.
I am also thinking about taking the SCJD. Can someone tell me what the SCJD consist of. Is there a test and assignment, or just an assignment.

Do you think the SCJD is valuable if you are going the J2EE path?
:roll:


Persistence equals goals
SCJD (In Progress), SCJP
B Chen
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Joined: Dec 27, 2005
Posts: 89
With some persistence, you could have found this
http://faq.javaranch.com/view?ScjdFaq

SCJD is more general application development.
Since you seem more interested in J2EE, then SCWCD, SCBCD, and SCEA might be more in line with your goals.


SCJD<br />SCJP 1.4
Ed Tse
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Joined: Sep 18, 2003
Posts: 183
Just do it.


SCJP, Pre-SCJD (URLyBird 1.3.1), Teradata Cert'd Prof
Bob Nedwor
hangman
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Joined: Aug 17, 2005
Posts: 215

Yes, Just do it!!

Later, your path through learning J2EE will go much more smoothly. Even though some of the concepts you get to practice, while working the SCJD, are not directly related to J2EE components, nearly everything is indirectly related. Now I that I am studying for the SCWCD, I am soooo glad I took the SCJD first.

For example, because of having to learn Threads and synchronization so much more thoroughly, while building my SCJD project, than I did to pass the SCJP exam, I am now much more aware of the implications Threading and synchronization has on Servlets. Furthermore, after the SCJP, I knew nothing about RMI, but I had to at least learn the basics for the SCJD, so I am much more prepared for EJBs down the line than I would be otherwise.

Take the SCJD now. Good Luck.


Bob N
SCJP - 1.4
SCJD - (B&S) Used 1.5 And It Runs On Solaris10
SCWCD - Thanks to HFSJ!!
 
 
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