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SCDJWS Preparation, book first or study guide ?

Praveen Sharma
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Joined: Jul 31, 2008
Posts: 129
I have finally started preparing for the scdjws exam. After doing a startup research, I came across excellent material from - Mikalai Zaikin, Ivan A Krizsan.

However I am just wondering should I first spend time reading a book, lets say RMH's and then jump to the guides from Mikalai, Ivan ? (Touch afraid that I might get exhausted after reading the complete book)

Note: I have pretty good knowledge of Web Service standards like SOAP, WSDL, UDDI And also XML, Xml Schemas. I developed services using TIBCO's product so I have got a chance to play with them but I have never developed one using Java .. .

Guys please suggest.

SCJP 80% SCWCD 89%
Ivan Krizsan
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Joined: Oct 04, 2006
Posts: 2198
My study guide is written so that it starts with the basics and gradually introduce topics, along with the exam topics.
If you are already familiar with the topics, a suggestion is that you can read the study guide and, if needed, refer to other material, such as the RMH book.
I can recommend the parts of the RMH book on UDDI (the whole book is very well written, although slightly theoretical).
Best wishes!

My free books and tutorials:
Praveen Sharma
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Joined: Jul 31, 2008
Posts: 129
Hi Ivan,
You have done a great favour by guiding me and I really appreciate your help. I actually intend to study for the exam in an aggressive manner as I have to meet few targets by July/Aug this year. Hence I am thinking of taking up the exam in either of these months. And I believe your study guide will be the appropriate way for me to reach the target.

I agree RMH is an excellent resource to refer but again one needs time and patience to go through it completely.
Anyway, thanks again for help
I agree. Here's the link:
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