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Hi everybody!
Just passed the SCJWCD today with 83%. It took me a month to prepare- I read Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages to get back into servlets and jsp. I hardly worked with it at all at my last job and their training sucked big time. I read that book in about a week because most of it was review. Then I was at the book store and liked Inside Servlets, so i read that one- that took another week. Then I read the APIs and skimmed More Servlets and JavaServer Pages because the Inside Servlets book was a bit outdated. Finally I took all the mock exams on JavaRanch. I used Ken's notes as a last-minute review. During this whole time, I was skimming JavaRanch posts (really good stuff). The mock exams here are really good- I don't think I would have passed without those mock exams. I thought it was going to be really hard, but I finished it in a little over an hour. You have to know your DTDs, tags, jsp (there were more jsp than servlet questions), and design pattern questions (but the ones I got were fairly straightforward and easy). Thanks JavaRanch and good luck to all of you!!!
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Congrats.
If I could ask, would like to see more participation from folks like you.
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Well Done JOE!!
That's a good score.
Are you planning to do any more certifications?

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Congratulations Joe!
 
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congrats Joe
thanks for the clear hints.
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hey! congrats Joe!
regards
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Congrats.!!!
Plz tell us how you prepared the tags and DTD???
coding helped?
and design patterns...some tips?
thanx
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Congrat Joe, that's showing what Darwinism is all about.
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Congrats Joe! Thanks for the tips. Hope to join the ranks soon.
 
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congrats jooe....good score...
 
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Congratulations Joe
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hiya everybody!
Thanks again to JavaRanch! Terence... I have done enough Java certs, and I'm interested in the IBM XML cert. Faiza... I used examples from books to help me out with the tags and dtds. Coding definetly helped- I didn't really understand tags until I made some of my own. I used Miftah and Ken's notes to study design patterns. Good luck!
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Congratulations Joe !!!
 
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