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Whizlabs Practice test for 483

 
Aaron O'Brien
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Has anyone tried the Whizlabs practice test for Enterprise Connectivity with J2EE? I am looking into it and I am wondering if it is worth it. If anyone has tried it, how good of a resource is it?
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Andres Landa
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The whizlab exam is useless. You can only count with the questions of the IBM site.
The exam is not hard, but you need to read the following:
Mastering EJB 2ND edition,
EJB Design Patterns,
Designing Enterprise Applications
with the J2EETM Platform, Second Edition,
You can download all of them for free.
 
Alex John
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Hi,
I passed this test long time ago with 84% only with Whizlab's trial version test. It's quite helpfull but it's not really necessary.
Download the trial and read its full version tips.
For practice, I took only test from IBM site and Whiz trial version... try to score high and really understand the questions but not because you remember the answers.
Good luck..
 
Ashik Uzzaman
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Would you like to focus on the difficaulty level of this exam?
 
Aaron O'Brien
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I have heard that the exam itself can be a nightmare. I have heard that it can be extremely difficult by some and other say that it is not so difficult.
So to answer your question, I guess I am trying to focus on the difficulty of the exam and I am looking for any resources that may be useful. I will try the Whizlabs trial test to see what it is like. Any more information would be useful!
Thanks,
 
Alex To
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I bought the Whizlab 483 on Mar 7, 2003 and took the real exam on Mar 21. The Whizlab mock questions (and explanations) are outdated, or irrelevant to the real exam questions. I would suggest spending time on reading book then taking the Whizlab mock questions.
 
Aaron O'Brien
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Thanks for your help!
 
Pradeep Chopra
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Thanks Aaron for initiating this thread!
Thanks Alex for your genuine and frank opinion about our product. We've also realized the need of updating our product as per the latest version of the exam.
The good NEWS is the process has already begin. I am sure that the outcome of this process will be highly satisfying for both: the users of this product and us!
I'll request you people who have recently passed the exam and used our product to mail us your feedback at support@whizlabs.com. We'll ensure that we'll incorporate your suggestions/feedback.
Thanks once again to all of you!
Regards and best wishes,
Pradeep
 
Benson Fung
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To Andres Landa,
Would you tell me where I can download the following resources for free?
Mastering EJB 2ND edition,
EJB Design Patterns,
Designing Enterprise Applications
with the J2EETM Platform, Second Edition,
You can download all of them for free.
Thanks
Benson
 
Dave Cronin
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The free download URLs are:
"Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans", http://www.theserverside.com/books/masteringEJB
"EJB Design Patterns", http://www.theserverside.com/books/EJBDesignPatterns
"Designing Enterprise Applications with the J2EE Platform" http://java.sun.com/blueprints/guidelines/designing_enterprise_applications_2e/index.html
You can also buy the books from Amazon.
 
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