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SCEA Preparation Guidelines

vijayakumar Jayabalu

Joined: Feb 05, 2011
Posts: 5
I'm Preparing SCEA Part 1 Certification.

So far I'm going through materials by "Mark Cade and Humphrey Sheil"

Please let me know/suggest some good materials.

Any help/suggestion is really Appreciated.

L K Kakani
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 30, 2010
Posts: 32
Hi all,

Even I have the same question. I am planning to give part I of OCMJEA and I donot know where to start. I have read a few topics here and understood that SCEA Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for Java EE Study Guide by Paul Allen, Joseph J. Bambara is something that everyone is mentioning. Do I start with that book or are there any other books I need to finish to refresh all the basic concepts and then go for exam preparation?

Also is there any difference between SCEA and OCMJEA (apart from the name) ? Are SCEA books still useful for OCMJEA?

Please help me with these questions, so I can start my journey towards OCMJEA.

Thank You,

SCJP 6.0(88%)
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 33102

SCEA 5 and OCMJEA 5 are the same. All SCEA 5 materials are still valid.

I used Cade's book rather than Allen's. See my blog post for more details on the materials I used.

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vijayakumar Jayabalu

Joined: Feb 05, 2011
Posts: 5
Thanks for your response and sharing your blog spot about your SCEA Experiences and prepration.

I will try your technique.

Amit Harsola

Joined: Dec 02, 2010
Posts: 19
Have a look at Java Pet Store and Java Adventure applications. This would give you an understanding on what and how much content you have for Part 2
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