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amit taneja
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Hi,
I am having 6 years of Experience in Java/J2ee/SOA
and extensively in core-java, struts, jsf, ejb 2.0, ejb 3.0, IBM MQ Series,
WebServices, Webservice Security, IBM Portlets and Portal Server, AIX,

I am working with Canada onsite office , and currently released from current project,

to remain Onsite, I have one offer to work as programmer in writing test cases using JTest/JUnit.

do you think how this opportunity will be helpful in adding any professional development and career development

Positive side
1. I am getting oppourtunity to stay Onsite for next 2 years around. (in toronto )
2. I am earning in dollors as compare to indian salary is very less in Indian office. (saivng 1 lack per month)


Negative side,
I am not working on J2ee Programming which I am supposed to work ..

Kindly reply and suggest honestly what you think what you should I do ?

I am very confused about working in JTest ...

Thank you in anticipation


Thanks and Regards, Amit Taneja
Maneesh Godbole
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...dollors...lack

* dollars
* lakh

I am a bit confused about this one. Are you having a problem about writing test cases or are you having a problem not being able to stay "onsite" if you don't accept the test case writing job?


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Deepak Bala
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Programmers are expected to write their own junit test cases. Writing only junit test cases for 2 years is another thing all together. It depends on what you want to do. Do you want the money ? Be prepared to write test cases for 2 years.

In my opinion the choices are not as narrow as they seem. The talented can always get jobs that pay well, so if you have the skills you need not have to write junits 2 years in a row.

If my understanding of your situation was incorrect, please feel free to add more details


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amit taneja
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I will be able to save 1Lack per month in indian currency

and its that i have this one opportunity to stay onsite unless i got other opportunity


I don't know i think my profile may change in next 2 yrs but its testing right ?

Deepak Bala
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but its testing right ?


That is what you described.

This is more a personal decision. Ask yourself if you need the money more than anything. The tradeoff is that you may not be able to learn as much as you could have. Of course you can offset that by contributing to open source projects or doing projects of your own.
Jaikiran Pai
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amit taneja wrote:
to remain Onsite, I have one offer to work as programmer in writing test cases using JTest/JUnit.


Negative side,
I am not working on J2ee Programming which I am supposed to work ..



Irrespective of whether you are a J2EE programmer or not, a developer should write unit test cases (that's what JUnit is all about).

amit taneja wrote:I don't know i think my profile may change in next 2 yrs but its testing right ?


If you are thinking that writing JUnit testcases is going to change your profile from a developer to a (QA) tester, then it's wrong, because the profile of a (QA) tester is a lot more than just writing testcases. For that matter, JUnit testcases are the responsibility of a developer.

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amit taneja
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i understand but what if i only have to write unit test case ??

it should be part of your job but not only job ...right ... thats why this post is all about

thanks for replying
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Amit,
What is a JTest programmer anyway? JTest is a tool. It lets you template unit tests, but it isn't the same as pure JUnit. That seems like an incredibly specialized thing to be doing for two years. Even more so than writing pure unit tests.


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