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N Ravi

Joined: Mar 17, 2010
Posts: 1
Hello Java Ranchers,

I am considering registering for the SCDJWS. I have a high-level idea of XML, SOAP, WSDL etc. based on some prior professional experience. (Never actually been a hands-on web services developer though - mostly techno-functional who got a good idea of how stuff worked together.)

My question is this: In order to take the SCDJWS, do I need to know JSP and related concepts covered in the SCWCD exam ? I know SUN/ORACLE certification path does not require it. So is it possible for me to dive right in into SCDJWS without taking the SCWCD ?

Please advise

Daniel Martins
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Joined: Oct 22, 2009
Posts: 45

It seems to me that the SCDJWS is independent of the SCDWC, meaning that you can take one with no knowledge about the other.

I am also going for the SCDJWS, and if you check the objectives, you can see what I mean.


Shailesh Welankar
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Joined: Dec 30, 2002
Posts: 35

You can certainly try the SCDJWS exam before SCWCD. But, I have encountered some EJB/Servlet/EAR,WAR packaging related questions in the SCDJWS exam and mock exams (to answer your exact questions - none on JSP though). As long as you are prepared to answer those without reading the material related to SCWCD / SCBCD exams, you should be OK.

--Shailesh Welankar
SCDJWS 1.4 | SCBCD 5.0 | SCWCD 1.4 | SCJP 1.4 | Preparing for SCEA 5
Fernando Franzini
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Joined: Jan 09, 2009
Posts: 489

Hi N Ravi
You dont need to know. Be free to choose.

Fernando Franzini - Java Blog
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