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Any study Guide for SCEA J2EE 5

Moayad Abu Jaber
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Joined: Jan 15, 2008
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Dear Rancher,
I don't know if any books for SCEA J2EE 5. I saw some books for old version of J2EE like This link
I think the version of J2EE 5 is different than the old version of J2EE 1.4.

Anyone he knows the new book for J2EE 5, or any planing to publish study guide for J2EE 5.

I plan to start reading for this exam.

Best Regards,
Moayad Abu Jaber
SCJP 5.0, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 5.0
Rodrigo Lopes Ferreira

Joined: Apr 01, 2009
Posts: 11

I think that no exists a specific book for this exam... you must study by varios books and articles.

You can use the older book (for 310-051 exam) to get the principles of architecture, but you must study the new technologies such as EJB 3, WebServices, Sun J2EE Design Patterns and so on in another fonts.


Rodrigo Lopes Ferreira
Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5
Sun Certified Business Component Developer for the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 (91%)
Sun Certified Web Component Developer for the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 (82%)
Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5 (90%)
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Damien Gallagher
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Joined: Dec 16, 2008
Posts: 38

You may be interested in following Humphrey Sheil's blog at

Mark cade and Humphrey are soon due to release a book which will cover the SCEA 5.0 exam

Moayad Abu Jaber
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Joined: Jan 15, 2008
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Hi Damien,
Do you know when will release study guide for SCEA 5.0 ! cause new version of J2EE will be available soon also !

J J Wright
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Joined: Jul 02, 2008
Posts: 254
new version of J2EE will be available soon

I think the point here is that if you wait around for books you're always going to be behind the curve to some extent. In many ways not having an exam guide will serve you better, as sooner or later you're going to have to carry out your own research in order to make your own decisions.

That said, the book I'd most like to see updated is Core J2EE Patterns as there seems to be an unwillingness on Sun's behalf to provide architectural-level documentation for EE5. Take the Pet Store Blueprint as an example - it came out in August 2007, but when you go to the architecture document page it still says "Coming soon"! And Designing Enterprise Applications with the J2EE Platform, Second Edition, published back in 2002, is woefully out of date.

adel almoshaigah

Joined: Jan 16, 2010
Posts: 11

Another guide for SCEA 5, download from here.

Good Lock,
prathap venkata naga yelugula
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Joined: Aug 13, 2008
Posts: 251
Thanks Adel.

Khalid Shaikh

Joined: Feb 27, 2010
Posts: 1
I found another SCEA 5 notes on the internet: Could be useful.

Can a moderator put the guides from this topic to the list of SCEA Links?
Debashish Chakrabarty
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Joined: May 14, 2002
Posts: 231

There is only one book for SCEA-5 by Mark Cade & Humphry Sheil, listed at InformIT and Amazon. Its a sleek guide and may not be sufficient in itself to pass the exams, but would be a good place to start and to know what you need to study and prepare.

SCJP2, SCWCD 1.4, PMP, ITIL Foundation
P Das
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Joined: Jun 30, 2008
Posts: 123
Let me add my two pence: memorize (even if you may not agree) and prepare to throw up Sun's JavaEE tutorial (available free on the net).

Pranab Das, PMP, SCEA
I agree. Here's the link:
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