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Passed SCWCD 5 with 92%

 
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Hi,

I cleared SCWCD 5 with 92% score !!!

- There were lot of questions on design patterns. I found them quite confusing and lost my marks here.
- There were questions that used the Java 5 contruct - the advanced for loop. I did not get anything on Generics.
- There were some tough questions on packaging and deploying tag files and tlds.
- Questions on other topics were pretty straight forward.
- There was 1 question that had wrong syntax for the correct answer. I lost some time here.
- I found three hours more than enough and finished the exam in two hours and had almost one hour for revision.

My preparation was as follows, I:
1. Read Head First Servlets and JSP atleast thrice before taking the exam.
2. Practiced all questions in Enthuware software.
3. Referred to API docs where ever I needed extra clarification.

Thanks,
Prasanna
 
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Congrats!!
Thanks a lot for the preparation plan!
 
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Congratulations
 
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which version you have refered of head n first (scwcd 1.4 or scwcd 1.5) for Study.
 
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Congrats Prasanna!
 
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Congratulations!!!

Thanks for sharing your experience.

Regards,
 
Prasanna Kate
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Hi,

I referred to Head First Servlets and JSP, version Java 1.4.

Thanks,
Prasanna
 
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It looks like Prasanna used the 1st edition of Head First Servlets and JSP, the 2nd edition won't be out till Friday.
 
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Originally posted by Prasanna Kate:
Hi,

I referred to Head First Servlets and JSP, version Java 1.4.

Thanks,
Prasanna



Oops there you have it. Straight from the source.

Congratulations on such a great score Prasanna!
 
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Congrats ....


 
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Congratulations
 
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Congrats!
 
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Great job !
 
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Congrats!!
 
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Congratulations!!! Great Score...
Cheers buddy...
 
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"There were questions that used the Java 5 contruct - the advanced for loop. I did not get anything on Generics. "

Thats interesting as many people have been wondering about what has changed, considering the objectives are the same. Many thanks for your valuable feedback.
 
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