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Hi,
I have almost 1 yr 8months of experience, the client for which we offer service to, is a telecom company ,it is an OSS(operations support system) project. The thing is that this project doesn't have much scope in terms of coding, the kind of work that i have done so far involves overriding methods, basically customizing them, and recently i have worked on the Active Directory integration with the applications user directory,i have recently got SCJP 6 certified.
Right now i am looking for a new job that offers me something more in terms of coding and also money
I am mainly interested in core java development,i don't like servlets,JSPs .....
Recently i am also going through Design patterns,Algorithms,Data Structures.
But these days whenever i go through job profiles,people look for j2ee experience if you look for experience java profiles.
My question is that should i stick to core java only or should i start with jsps,servlets,different frameworks(i don't have any working knowledge on them)?
As i fear that only core java might not be sufficient...Please help me out....
 
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Partha,
Welcome to JavaRanch!

While core Java has its uses, it is quite limiting career wise to just know that.
 
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Hi,

I think not much job just need core Java ... core Java is the fundamental which expand to JEE / JME ... and others ...

If you like programming job in more backend or research , well ... maybe C/C++ is a better way ( you need to research it , since I am not in this area )

If you want to continue in java , JEE is the better path (either with or without other framework e.g. Spring, Hibernate ...)

The more you know , the more chances you get ... the deepest you get into , the higher you can climb ... the wider you go, the wiser you are ... should be in this way
 
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