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Is this exam worth.

 
Paul Abery
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Does any find this exam worth doing ?

Cheers

Paul
 
Wp Taylor
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Perhaps a better question: While studying for the EJB Certification can certainly improve your knowledge of EJB, and how well you write code, can anyone say that it got them a job, or that they kept their job, or got a raise or promotion because this certification was on their resume or added to their personnel folder?

In a theoretical way, one can certainly answer "yes" to the above question. But are there actual testimonials?

"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is."
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David Bath
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Studying the material at the exam knowledge level lets you at least learn in great detail what the underlying services available to you are (such as security, networking, transactions, etc.,) and what you have to do to enteract with the EJB containiner to use those services. This then allows you to better focus on your business logic. I found the study well worth it.
 
Pranav Sharma
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like others say, the exam helps u learn a lot of details.
But the real question you should be asking yourself is why you need to do the exam.
if its for academic purpose maybe not. but will definetly help u if it's for work( great if you have been working with ejbs already).
 
Nicholas Cheung
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Honestly, working experience is usually differs from the actual knowledge you have. One can work with Java for several years but he might not know some important issues in Java.

Study with a certain certificate does provide you an opportunity to know that area more. For me, before studying SCBCD, I just know how can I create, execute and deploy EJBs via WSAD (now it has been renamed to RAD), but I don't know how it works. After studying with SCBCD, I understand WSAD will generate the home/local/remote interfaces for beans to create and interact with different client views, how transaction type/security to be specified, etc.

Thus, in this aspect, I would say certificate is a good mean for you to "learn" the topics.

Nick
 
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