From the post detailing my thoughts on the exam... - Memorize all the major elements of the <web-app> element. I counted 11 of them and used the following phrase to remember them: "Can Larry Show Steve Some Ways Everyone Talks Slowly, Living Slowly"? The letters correspond to elements and their ordering in the <web-app> element: <context-param> <listener> <servlet> <servlet-mapping> <session-config> <welcome-file-list> <error-page> <taglib> <security-constraint> <login-config> <security-role> Before the exam even started, I wrote them all down, including all of their possible subelements. Then, all you have to do is refer to the paper when taking the test.
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