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Hi,
Just back from the exam. I completed it in 3 hours and used only 15 minutes going over questions I marked. This is because I didn't want to be second-guessing myself. I mostly left my first answer. The exam is very long and it's hard to concentrate after 2 hours or so.
Overall it was what I expected from reading the various experiences reflected in other posts about experience. The drag and drop questions are a nice change from just reading code & selecting answers but they are very difficult because it's like asking you to select 6 correct answers from 60 as there are so many permutations possible

Important topics
Canvas/GameCanvas - lots of q's
GUI classes - know your class hierarchies
Connection Framework - be familiar with all the rules/classes for connections for ALL the different sections
JAD filt/Manifest - you should pick up some easy points is you study the attributes of these files
App lifecycle/ AMS etc - very important and was included in some not so obvious questions

Best of luck to all those who have still to do the exam.
bye,
 
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Thanks for sharing. Do we need to know all the error codes 9XX ?
 
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Do we need to know all the error codes 9XX ?


The Connection questions were very thorough and asked specifically about handling connection opening conditions to a reasonable level of detail.
Don't think I can say any more than that.
 
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