aspose file tools*
The moose likes OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring and the fly likes Pass IBM 486 exam Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Engineering » OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring
Bookmark "Pass IBM 486 exam" Watch "Pass IBM 486 exam" New topic
Author

Pass IBM 486 exam

Adrian Ferreira
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 29, 2000
Posts: 118
First, I say many thanks for all you Ranchers that make Internet resource even more interesting.
Today I passed IBM 486 exam with score of 67%, the minimum required for this exam. The only problem is that I had no time to review my answers.
I read Larman cover-to-cover without any review but I recommend at least a topic review. Now I am planing do this for the topics I have low score. UML Distilled, as it is very short, I read twice.
The real exam questions are the same leavel as those from ICE test but in real exam questions are better explained, there are few not so clear explanation. Some diagrams are not so import, does not try to full undestant the exibts before reading an discovering what is really important in diagrams or text.
If you plan to take the exam I advise you to concentrate on IBM objectives and IBM ICE questions. Try to catch what is really important in each question and there are many questions you can preview if you "read between" ICE questions lines. Always ask yourself if you are able to recognize the IBM objective related to each question and try to apply concepts to other scenarios. Also, avoid spend long time discussing some question from ICE question, you can search this forum to see that some questions are well known as silly and without much importance.
Thanks you all,
Adrian
sridhar satuloori
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 05, 2001
Posts: 144
Congratulations adrian
sridhar satuloori
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 05, 2001
Posts: 144
Originally posted by sridhar satuloori:
Congratulations adrian :-)
Are you going to post you study material (if any)
Vikrama Sanjeeva
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 02, 2001
Posts: 756
Hi,
Congrats Adrian!
Bye,
Viki.


Count the flowers of your garden, NOT the leafs which falls away!
Prepare IBM Exam 340 by joining http://groups.yahoo.com/group/IBM340Exam/
Adrian Ferreira
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 29, 2000
Posts: 118
Satuloori,
I add these two suggestions for the list of excelent material to prepare for the exam.
Larman's book notes from Ezequiel at ObjectsByDesign Forum and also thisresource from Larman's homepage.
Adrian
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: Pass IBM 486 exam