I did full preparation on below topics, I was expecting more than what I got, but anyway I am OK what I got.
1. Design Pattern (mcghill book)
2. Core J2EE Design Patterns ***** very very important
2. J2EE tutorial ,Java Web Services, JMS, RMI, JNDI (PDF)
5. JSF 6. JCA
8. Java SCEA5 guide by Mikhail Zaklin (SCEA 5 Study Guide http://java.boot.by/scea5-guide/)
during my studies , I prepared some useful notes(having some mock exams too) , If anyone is interested , Please mail me @firstname.lastname@example.org. or call me @847-814-4479.
I am having 9 years of experience, and I had tough time during my studies because of my project delivery, but by god grace and with the help javaranchers I was able to finish part 1.
Thanks & Regards
Joined: Jul 05, 2005
My advice for part 2 and 3 is do it .
About book, if you already know about Java EE technology and OO Analysis and Design, I strongly recommend to read Domain Driven Design.
If you don't know enough about Java EE Technology and OO Analysis and Design, reconsider to take SCEA part 2.
SCJA 1.0, SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 1.3, SCJP 5.0, SCEA 5, SCBCD 5; OCUP - Fundamental, Intermediate and Advanced; IBM Certified Solution Designer - OOAD, vUML 2; SpringSource Certified Spring Professional