This week's book giveaway is in the Clojure forum.
We're giving away four copies of Clojure in Action and have Amit Rathore and Francis Avila on-line!
See this thread for details.
Win a copy of Clojure in Action this week in the Clojure forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

EJP developer or JPA developer - which to give first?

 
Anayonkar Shivalkar
Bartender
Posts: 1557
5
Eclipse IDE Java Linux
  • 0
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi,

Recently, I came to know that BCD certification exam has been split in 2 parts for JEE 6 - EJB developer and JPA developer.

My question is - in which order I should give those exams? Further, does order matter here?

I've cleared SCWCD (and hence little bit aware of JEE) but I do not have any idea about EJB and JPA at all (I know a little about RMI though).

Please Advice.

Thanks in advance.
 
Paul Anilprem
Enthuware Software Support
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3669
9
  • 0
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
EJB is not as much in favor as it used to be, while JPA has become a lot more relevant. So, instead of the EJB exam, it might serve you better if you go for JPA exam.
HTH,
Paul.
 
Mikalai Zaikin
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3329
8
  • 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I agree with Paul, JPA seems more popular to me.

However, I can tell that JPA exam requires knowledge of the EJB (for example, EJB transaction attributes, knowledge of Dependency Injection in Java EE classes, etc.)

It would be easier for you if you first take EJB exam, and then JPA exam.

Regards,
MZ



 
Lucas Smith
Ranch Hand
Posts: 808
1
Android Eclipse IDE Java
  • 0
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
There is no choice. Clear them both!
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic