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Getting certified in Portal Technologies

Vikrant Pandit
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Hi Ranchers,

I have some exp. on Sun One Portal Server . I was thinking of getting certified in Portal Technolgoies . I came across WebSphere Portal Certification.

My main question is should i take this certification considering that my exp. is in Sun One Portal Server ?

Thanks in advance for your replies..


Vikrant Pandit
Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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I can tell you that the WebSphere Portal Certification, Test 399, is largely based on JSR-168. There are a few C2A questions, and a few WebSphere Struts questions, but the test is largely JSR-168, so if you're competent in that area, you should do well.

I do have a book on JSR 168 portlet development. You can also find some free portlet development and portal admin tutorials on my website, along with a variety of free, online, mock portlet exam certification simulators.

Good luck!

-Cameron McKenzie
[ March 03, 2007: Message edited by: Cameron W. McKenzie ]
Vikrant Pandit
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Thanks Cameron....
I will start by trying to master the JSR 168 Spec. first ...
K Huang
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Cameron's book is great! I learned a lot from it and easily passed the test.
Shailesh Joshi
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Joined: Sep 19, 2006
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Hi Huang,
I need to start from scratch would this book "IBM Certified Solution Developer Exam Certification Study Guide" from Cameron help me in getting started? Actually I have a deadline to complete this exam, so dont want to look for multiple books now.

Please suggest which all books you used to clear IBM 399?

Thanks
Joe
 
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