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What's expected from a junior "java-developer" -- (In General)

Abhimanyu Rathore
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Hey guys i am not new to java as language.. i know some basic level Sql too.. I'll start applying to entry-level-java-developer jobs in couple of weeks from now..

All i am asking here is "In general what's expected from a entry-level-java-developer" looking out for a career in enterprise or web-applications-platform

Please guys help me out in this, i'll be more than obliged..

Let me know specific set of technological knowledge necessary for "BOTH" enterprise and web-application platform
as entry-level-java-developer

Thanks in advance!!
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Moving to our Jobs Discussion forum.


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Abhimanyu Rathore
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Rob Spoor wrote:Moving to our Jobs Discussion forum.

Thanks Rob for correcting me ..
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specific set of technological knowledge necessary for "BOTH" enterprise and web-application platform


Must have skills includes Java, Servlets, ORM, DI, some web UI framework like struts or JSF + HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Also some heavily used design patterns like MVC, Delegates etc.

Well I think it has no end. It really depends on the project requirements and your role. The above mentioned skills are needed in almost every projects. The Developer role comes with a hidden clause of learnign something new in every few weeks and to keep on updating yourself.

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JDBC or JPA.

I think there is a distinction between a junior developer and an entry level developer. I expect the later is going to know less going in.


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Abhimanyu Rathore
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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:JDBC or JPA.

I think there is a distinction between a junior developer and an entry level developer. I expect the later is going to know less going in.

thanks for correcting it Jeanne.. actually i was asking for "entry level developer"
Abhimanyu Rathore
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Himanshu Gupta wrote:
specific set of technological knowledge necessary for "BOTH" enterprise and web-application platform


Must have skills includes Java, Servlets, ORM, DI, some web UI framework like struts or JSF + HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Also some heavily used design patterns like MVC, Delegates etc.

Well I think it has no end. It really depends on the project requirements and your role. The above mentioned skills are needed in almost every projects. The Developer role comes with a hidden clause of learnign something new in every few weeks and to keep on updating yourself.

Best wishes for a good career.



Thanks for your reply Himanshu .. But i actually meant skill required for an entry level java developer
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If you are into Java/J2EE Technologies, Basic of Java,Servlets,Jsps, JDBC and a lot of learning attitude.

Strong Core-java skills is sufficient, rest you will learn as you start working in projects


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Abhimanyu Rathore
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Ashwin Sridhar wrote:If you are into Java/J2EE Technologies, Basic of Java,Servlets,Jsps, JDBC and a lot of learning attitude.

Strong Core-java skills is sufficient, rest you will learn as you start working in projects

Thanks Ashwin
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Additionally I'd like to see a project the person worked on. It can be an internship or volunteer thing, school project or even just a simple app developed at home. Just something of a non-trivial complexity that the person can speak to.
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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Additionally I'd like to see a project the person worked on. It can be an internship or volunteer thing, school project or even just a simple app developed at home. Just something of a non-trivial complexity that the person can speak to.


Jeanne Thanks for you response ..
But i didn't get that..
Are you trying to say that, the set of skills/knowledge required (from an entry-level-java-developer) is always dependent on the "project" they are assigned to and there are no specific skill-set required in General(from every entry-level-java-developer)

Thanks in Return ..
Luke Kolin
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Abhimanyu Rathore wrote:Are you trying to say that, the set of skills/knowledge required (from an entry-level-java-developer) is always dependent on the "project" they are assigned to and there are no specific skill-set required in General(from every entry-level-java-developer)


For entry-level? Skills are irrelevant. Aptitude is everything.

Cheers!

Luke
Abhimanyu Rathore
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Luke Kolin wrote:
Abhimanyu Rathore wrote:Are you trying to say that, the set of skills/knowledge required (from an entry-level-java-developer) is always dependent on the "project" they are assigned to and there are no specific skill-set required in General(from every entry-level-java-developer)


For entry-level? Skills are irrelevant. Aptitude is everything.

Cheers!

Luke


Thanks Luke.. i appreciate ..
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Well said Luke. For entry level, I expect the person to know Java and have to done enough to indicate he/she will learn quickly.

For junior (a year or two of experience), I expect the person to show they have learned and have more skills.
 
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