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Passed IBM-287 with 77%

 
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Hi,
Cleared IBM-287 with 77% today. I am quite happy with the score. I managed to score almost 100% for the enterprise component development section. Surprisingly when I sat for 484 I scored the lowest for ejbs. The exam is very similar to the mock exam. Even some of the questions were almost the same.
Now I am an IBM Certified Enterprise Developer for WSAD v5.
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Saliya (SCJP, SCWCD, SCEA, IBM-Enterprise Dev)
 
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How did you prepare for the exam? Do you have and do you need to have working experience with Websphere to pass? I read somewhere that the exam is more related to your knowledge of the J2EE specification than the Websphere specifics. Is that the case?
 
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Congrats Saliya!!!
Can u tell us the books you had followed. Did you find any practice exam other than the ICE from IBM?
Thanks
-Sainudheen
 
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Hi,
I've been using WSAD for the last 5 months and that helped me a lot in my preparation. I've not done any MDB development with WSAD. There were a few questions on the test on the above. In addition, if you are familiar with trouble shooting snd tuning with WSAD it will help you.
These are the books that I referenced.
Enterprise JavaBeans - Manson Haefel
IBM Wbesphere 5.0 Application Server by Wrox
SCWCD Exam Study Kit by Manning
and some IBM red books.
Regards,
Saliya
 
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Congrats Saliya ! Saliya since you got 100% in Enterprise development can you do a small favour ? Can you please post the answers of ICE 287 EJB questions, on this thread ? It would indeed help a lot of people who are planning to give the exam .
 
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Congratulations Saliya.
One small doubt...will there be a hint about the correct number of answers in the test 287 similar to the ICE test?
Thanks,
Vidya.
 
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