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SCDJWS 5 (310-230) Cleared

Vignesh Bhupathi

Joined: Mar 04, 2009
Posts: 29
Hi all,
Yesterday I took this SCDJWS 5 (310-230) exam and I got around 70% (45 questions correct /65).Most of the questions are related to design architecture and theory part . Only few questions (may be 2 or 3) had code snippets, related to creation of SOAP and SAX processor. I didn’t find a single code snippet for JAX WS(thousands of annotations ),XSLT,JAXB,DOM,JAXP,JAXR,REST ..Check out interoperability issues when we integrating Java Web service with WCF.

I would like to thank this Forum for the precious information I got from it as well as to IVAN (who shared his reference material guide) , Sang Shin(Java Passion) and Mikalai Zaikin ..

How long did you prepare for this exam?
Almost 2-3 months. I have tried each and every topic with examples (from creation of xml schema... to final WSIT integration) .

Pass mark for 310 -230 exam?
42 %

Material which I have used?
I am newbie to this web service. So I have started from level zero.

I started from here , it’s a wonderful site which have PPT for all the materials as well as it has home work for each course. Once I completed the above stuffs, I gone through Ivans guide (An excellent reference material).

Few More Study materials:

IVANS Guide : (Thanks a ton)

Basic Profile 1.1 : (Imp) (please study this once you have confident about Xml Schema, SOAP, WSDL)..

Document Style Versus Procedure Style:

WSDL 2.0 : (Thanks to Mikalai Zaikin)

WSIT: (Good flow diagrams as well as screen shots which will be helpful to stimulate the applications)

JAX WS Versus JAX RPC: (part 1-5) 1)

JAX WS Exception :,r=1.1/jax-rpc/www/jax-ws/jax-ws-20-pfd/api/javax/xml/ws/soap/SOAPFaultException.html

Tutorial for Web service for EJB End:

Pattern :

WS:Security :

WCF- Java:

Useful sites:

All the best

Stefan Taranu

Joined: Feb 06, 2009
Posts: 22

But I don't get one thing: you say
I got around 70% (45 questions correct /65).
and then
Passing score?
42 %
. What do you mean?

Vignesh Bhupathi

Joined: Mar 04, 2009
Posts: 29
Hi Stefan Taranu ,

Please check this site , they have mentioned 68% is the pass mark for 310 -230 exam.They didn't update the site and if you score more than 42 % then you have passed the 310 -230 exam. So passing mark is not 68 % ,its 42 % ..
Hong Anderson
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Joined: Jul 05, 2005
Posts: 1936
Congrats And thanks for feedback.

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Christian Nicoll
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Joined: Mar 09, 2008
Posts: 106
Congrats and thanks a lot for the posted links!

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Remko Strating
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Joined: Dec 28, 2006
Posts: 893
Congrats ....

Remko (My website)
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Hanuma Deepak Muvvala
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Joined: Nov 20, 2005
Posts: 158
vani venkat
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Joined: Nov 21, 2006
Posts: 142
congrats. is java passion a good start for getting hands on on web service examples ?

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Meherdad Bomanbehram
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Joined: May 28, 2007
Posts: 139

Congrats Vignesh Bhupathi ,very well done . Thanks for all the information , it will be very usefull to a lot of people. What do you intend to do next?
mishug Goyal
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Joined: Aug 19, 2008
Posts: 57
Congratulation Vignesh....wonderful score for this type of exam where there are lots of multiple choice questions.

So enjoy dear...

And thanks a lot for sharing the links.

All the best for your next certification

Chamara Jayaweera
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Joined: May 27, 2008
Posts: 66
Hi Vignesh,


This information will be helpful to me since I am planning to do the exam soon.

Thanks very much for your excellent feedback.


Chamara D. Jayaweera
Bachelor of Computer Science
Vignesh Bhupathi

Joined: Mar 04, 2009
Posts: 29
Hi all,
Thanks for your wishes.

Now i am in dilemma ,should i need to take SCMAD or SCEA.
*For SCEA ,minimum it requires 4-5 years experience.I am having only 2 years experience in Java/J2EE domain.So am I eligible for this SCEA Certification.
.*SCMAD Version 1.0 ,its very old one .There is no update for last 5 years .

Please give your valuable suggestions,it would be very helpful for me. Thanks in advance.
Hong Anderson
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Joined: Jul 05, 2005
Posts: 1936
If you could pass SCDJWS, I believe you'll not have any problem with SCEA.
For SCMAD, if you don't work with Java ME, I think it's not necessary.
jordy mugeni

Joined: Sep 29, 2005
Posts: 8
well done !!!
i am also writing in 2 weeks ... i have been preparing for a couple of months now...

System.out.println ("Well Done !!!");
what is next ???

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Mikalai Zaikin
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Joined: Jun 04, 2002
Posts: 3213
Hey ! Congratulations !!!

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Santu Ghosh

Joined: Sep 15, 2009
Posts: 1
Congrats Vignesh......U have done a great job...


I'm also planning for this...your guide will definitely help...
aruna sydu
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Joined: Jan 21, 2008
Posts: 98


Your study material guidence will be of great help.

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SampathKumar chinnadurai
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Joined: Jul 05, 2006
Posts: 44
Congrats Vignesh

Cleared SCJP 6 (87%), SCWCD 5 (94%), SCBCD 5.0(95%), PMP ,preparing SCDJWS ,OCUP
Meherdad Bomanbehram
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Joined: May 28, 2007
Posts: 139

Hello Anbu Vignesh,
In your post you said you used JAX WS Versus JAX RPC: (part 1-5) 1)

I was wondering how important RPC is to this exam as on the Sun site under the Exam obectives ( I did not find any reference to RPC.

Many Thanks
Vignesh Bhupathi

Joined: Mar 04, 2009
Posts: 29
Hi Meherdad ,
Its good to know about the difference between JAX-RPC and JAX-WS , rather I can say JAX-RPC next version is JAX-WS. Its better to know about JAX-RPC since JAX-WS has been derived from JAX-RPC.
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