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Passed SCDJWS 5 with 55%

Ash Shah
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Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 9
Its got to be the toughest Sun Certification I have done so far...but I managed to scrape a pass with 55%.

A lot of wordy/theory questions...not as many code questions. No drag and drop and no entering text.

Lots of questions on SOAP and WSDL make sure you know these topics. Also make sure you know low level datatype conversion issues for WSIT such as with gregorianCalender, etc. I didnt even know there was a WSIT config file - make sure you know how this works.

Make sure you know the methods on the SOAPHeader. Theory around security technologies.

Learn about packaging of EAR's and valid combinations of having multiple xml files in the EAR along with if and when appplication.xml is needed.

Good Luck All!

Jenny Ng
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Joined: Apr 15, 2009
Posts: 5
Good Take, Ash.

What're your preparation materials for the exam ?
prash darekar
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Joined: May 28, 2008
Posts: 25
Ash Shah,
I want to ask you one question that what study material you used for this exam.How much time duration you spent to study for this exam.What books you study for this exam.If you have short notes for this exam then can you share it with us.
Ash Shah
Greenhorn

Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 9
Materials I used were...

- SOA Using Java Web Services by Mark D. Hansen
- MZ's version 5 guide
- Ivan Krizsan guide - see topic by him in the forums
- WSDL, SOAP, WS-i specs of which can be found on other posts.
- online mock exam - some of this stuff was relevant for version 5 exam
Alexander Mashtakov
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Joined: Jul 05, 2008
Posts: 9
Ash Shah wrote:Its got to be the toughest Sun Certification I have done so far...but I managed to scrape a pass with 55%.

A lot of wordy/theory questions...not as many code questions. No drag and drop and no entering text.

Lots of questions on SOAP and WSDL make sure you know these topics. Also make sure you know low level datatype conversion issues for WSIT such as with gregorianCalender, etc. I didnt even know there was a WSIT config file - make sure you know how this works.

Make sure you know the methods on the SOAPHeader. Theory around security technologies.

Learn about packaging of EAR's and valid combinations of having multiple xml files in the EAR along with if and when appplication.xml is needed.

Good Luck All!



Congratulations !
Could you please share the information about versions of soap
and wsdl included with your exam ? It's still a topic of confusion.

Thank you
Mikalai Zaikin
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Congratulations !!!


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Congratulations!

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Remko Strating
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Congrats ....



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