jQuery in Action, 2nd edition*
The moose likes Architect Certification (SCEA/OCMJEA) and the fly likes Depth of the subjects Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Certification » Architect Certification (SCEA/OCMJEA)
Bookmark "Depth of the subjects" Watch "Depth of the subjects" New topic
Author

Depth of the subjects

Rajesh So
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 08, 2002
Posts: 136
Hello,
May I know how much depth to go on each of the java technologies. I understand that one does not have to the depth covered in developer certification. But how much is enough.
My concern is that I may spend too long or too less a time in a particular technology. I am good at Design patterns, Business tier and Integration tier (except Web Services). But I have to study Web tier from scratch.
Your advice will help me scope the subjects.
Regards,
Rajesh
Roger Sterling
Ranch Hand

Joined: Apr 06, 2012
Posts: 426

It seems you like the backend better than designing user interface forms. If this is true, focus on SOA , Enterprise Service Bus, Web Services, queuing , loose coupling, MySQL/Oracle/DB2 database via JDBC.

Some people paint pretty pictures, others make the plumbing work. If you are a plumber, follow what I said. If you are a painter, PrimeFaces and jQuery would be a good thing to work on in your spare time.
Jeanne Boyarsky
internet detective
Marshal

Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 30085
    
149

You want to learn what everything is and why you would use it. You need to understand tradepffs. You do not write any code on this exam. This makes typing code a good sign of going too deep.


[Blog] [JavaRanch FAQ] [How To Ask Questions The Smart Way] [Book Promos]
Blogging on Certs: SCEA Part 1, Part 2 & 3, Core Spring 3, OCAJP, OCPJP beta, TOGAF part 1 and part 2
Rajesh So
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 08, 2002
Posts: 136
Thanks Roger and Jeanne.
You are right Roger. My work assignments have predominantly been in the back end.
Good Idea Jeanne.
 
jQuery in Action, 2nd edition
 
subject: Depth of the subjects
 
Similar Threads
Professional JSP
Reference Material
Removing Hibernate Completely From POJO
business delegate and service locator
which comes first SCJA or SCJP?