Last week, we had the author of TDD for a Shopping Website LiveProject. Friday at 11am Ranch time, Steven Solomon will be hosting a live TDD session just for us. See for the agenda and registration link
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Paul Clapham
  • Ron McLeod
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Tim Cooke
Sheriffs:
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • paul wheaton
  • Henry Wong
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Tim Holloway
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Carey Brown
  • Frits Walraven
Bartenders:
  • Piet Souris
  • Himai Minh

Cleared SCWCD

 
Greenhorn
Posts: 16
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hello,
I cleared the SCWCD 310-081 exam with a respectable score. Thanks to all java ranchers, I have seen wonderful discussions and that helped me quite a bit.

As for my preparation: Prepared for 10 days (about 3 or 4 hrs per day).

Preparation:
Studied HFSJ, SCWCD Exam Study Kit by Hanumant Deshmukh etal (for 310-080) and brushed Miklai's notes.

Did mock exams on Java Ranch site as also JDiscuss.

Personally, I used to read the HFSJ and then go over SCWCD Exam Study Kit. I felt SCWCD Exam Study Kit explained the design pattern part much better.

Previous Experience:
I have worked with Servlets and JSP couple of years ago, so a I was able to apply what I had done in real world. EL and JSTL were new to me as also developing custom tags.

The Real Exam:
As for the actual exam, it is not difficult if one grasps the basic concepts and can apply them.
I will have to agree with lots of others that there were quite some questions that were totally wrong or ambiguous. May I ask the authors of HFSJ, who are the co-developers of the real exam to do some thing about this (I do know you can add comments to the exam, but if those comments submitted by previous exam takers were taken seriously by SUN, we would not be seeing the errors happening again and again. Think the core set of questions need to be checked and corrected).


Good luck to all.

Thanks
Siva
[ July 14, 2005: Message edited by: Sivakumar Jambunathan ]
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 357
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Heartly Congratulation !!!
-Sanjay
 
Greenhorn
Posts: 7
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
good job.
 
Sivakumar Jambunathan
Greenhorn
Posts: 16
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thanks a lot. By the way Sanjay, the link
http://sengsation.freeprohost.com/SCWCD_Memorization.html
that I got from your scwcd cleared post was very helpful.

Thanks again
Siva
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 431
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Congratulations!!!

Well Done!!!
 
Bartender
Posts: 3750
39
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Congratz !!!
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 378
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
congratz Siva.

 
Willie Smits increased rainfall 25% in three years by planting trees. Tiny ad:
free, earth-friendly heat - a kickstarter for putting coin in your pocket while saving the earth
https://coderanch.com/t/751654/free-earth-friendly-heat-kickstarter
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic