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what after the SCJP

 
Ali Khalfan
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Hi,

I need some guiding.

I got the SCJP a month ago. I need to know what should I do next? SHould I head on to SCWCD or SCJD?
 
marc weber
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What do you want to do?
 
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You need more experience in practical development, maybe
or a SCWCD for fun (easy as SCJP)
or a SCJD for your vanity (someone consider it useless and it's really tough)
 
marc weber
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Now that you have the programming basics down, it would be a good time to learn some key design patterns before moving on. This will help you with whichever direction you pursue. I suggest reading Head First Design Patterns.
 
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If you are looking for another cert I would suggest SCWCD. But in the end its what you want to do that matters
 
Ali Khalfan
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marc,

it's a good question what do i want to do. These days I'm just wandering around really lost. I think I want to do the developer exam but I'm not sure. In this forum I mostly see ppl going from SCJP-->SCWCD-->SCJD and I was wondering if that was a conventional cycle.

I've got experience with JSP & Servlets so will SCWCD shed more light on web development?

From a career POV what would be wiser?
 
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SCJD or SCWCD - it depends what you want to focus on.

SCJD is about developing desktop applications with a Swing GUI.

SCWCD is about developing web applications with the front-end part of Java EE: JSPs and servlets. SCBCD (Sun Certified Business Component Developer) is about the back-end part of Java EE: EJBs and related technologies.

If you're interested in Java EE, then SCWCD and SCBCD are the way to go.
 
Ali Khalfan
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thanks....this really helps, i never knew SCJD was for desktop (always thought it tackles the theoretical concepts of development: OO, UML..etc)

Thanks for the responses...one thing i don't get...why does the SCJD have two parts while the SCWCD has only one?
 
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Hi Ali,Canu please suggest me how to prepare for the exam and which book i book i have to follow.

If posible can you ned me the material for xam
you can send to amarendra.nag@gmail.com

Thanks,
Amar
 
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If posible can you ned me the material for xam


What kind of material are you looking for ?
 
marc weber
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The SCJD assignment is a Swing app, but I think "desktop" might be a little misleading. It's true that it does not use "Servlets, JSP technology, or any other web-oriented APIs," but it does require either "Socket-based network programming and serialization or Java RMI...," as well as multi-threaded coding with synchronized resources (e.g., "a simple booking system, allowing users to view available resources, then book them...").
 
Ali Khalfan
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Originally posted by Amarendra Nag:
Hi Ali,Canu please suggest me how to prepare for the exam and which book i book i have to follow.

If posible can you ned me the material for xam
you can send to amarendra.nag@gmail.com

Thanks,
Amar


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