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Mamadou Touré
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Joined: Dec 27, 2007
Posts: 189
Hello guys, I'm still not decided which one to start with. Should I go with SCBCD or the SCDJWS ??

SCJP 5 (76%)
SCWCD 5 (86%)
SCBCD 5(70%)
"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in raising every time we fall.".. Nelson Mandela
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
If you have no preferences to go by, start with the SCBCD. It has already been upgraded to cover recent JEE APIs. The current SCDJWS exam is partly based on obsolete APIs that have already been removed from JEE.
Antonio Tercero
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Joined: Jun 05, 2008
Posts: 110
I think that you should prepare for the following certifications in this order: SCWCD -> SCBCD -> SCDJWS.

Deepak Bala

Joined: Feb 24, 2006
Posts: 6662

Ah ! you passed. Congrats !

Very well done I would suggest the SCWCD and then the SCBCD

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Mamadou Touré
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Joined: Dec 27, 2007
Posts: 189
Yeah John,

I passed last monday with 76%. Once again thanks for your mock exams, they helped me a lot, I would suggest them to people.

[ July 27, 2008: Message edited by: Mamadou Tour� ]
Graeme Byers
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Joined: Apr 16, 2004
Posts: 127
Market research : check the job skills required for positions on your LOCAL web site. The skills in demand in the US on may not be the same as on
Some skills are impossible to learn home alone (server Admistrator).
You must have hands on experience.
Other replies are , I think, promoting their own skill set or just repeating the path they followed.
I migrated from IBM mainframe to Oracle client server - code is just a grind but screen development (in my case Forms) even though intellectually simple is very difficult without a good example of 'look and feel' (which I did not have).
I'm staying server-side.
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