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Passed SCWCD 5 Upgrade 96%

 
Meng Tan
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Hi all,

Yesterday I took the SCWCD 5 Upgrade Exam and scored 96%.
Got 100% in all sections except Taglib section (66%).
I realized there are 2 questions with typos.
1 question has its available answers showing a particular XML attribute without an "=" symbol between the attribute name and value.
Another question has wrong XML syntax in the DD.
I felt a bit disappointed.

My preparation:
1. Read HFSJ 1st edition once
2. Read HFSJ 2nd edition once
3. Do final mock exam in HFSJ 2nd edition
4. Do 8 mock exams using Enthuware
5. Do 2 Sun ePractice exams
6. Read posts from JavaRanch forum

Overall, still happy with my score though I should have checked my answers again as I left 40 minutes before exam time is up.

Thanks to ranchers who have helped me. (especially Christophe Verre).
 
kurt hanni
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Congratulations !!!

what scores did you get in HFSJ mock and enthuware?
 
Shivangi Joshi
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Congratulations....
Right now I am preparing for the same.so if you have anything more to which could help me to get best score,please do share.
Shivangi ....
 
Gorkal Raghavendra
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I took Enthuware mock exam test i got in between 65-70%.
Iam plannig to take the real exam coming monday.
Advice me shall i take the exam or i need some more practice.

Please Advice me.


Thanks in Advance
 
Meng Tan
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Hi kurt,

I did not compute the score for the HFSJ final mock exam (due to some mistakes in the answers provided).
For enthware mocks, the following are my results:
1. 72
2. 80
3. 86
4. 86
5. 93
6. 88
7. 86
8. 78

Interestingly, it has an Up-and-Down trend.
My advice is to do plenty of mocks.
Thanks!
 
kurt hanni
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nice, thanks Meng.
 
Christophe Verré
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Awesome score. Congratulations
 
Amandeep Singh
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hey Meng how you reached that score in Mock exam? did you read the API's or Specificatiions?
 
Kai Witte
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Great score, congratulations!

Does your subjective impression confirm that SCWCD 5 is almost the same as SCWCD 1.4?

Kai
 
Meng Tan
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Amandeep:

I did not read the specificatiions.
After each mock exam, I went through the answers provided (incuding those questions I got them correct) to understand the concepts. In the process, I referred back to HFJS, API and specificatons for more details on the relevant portions.
Personally I find this way of learning suits me better.

Kai:

I had actually upgraded from SCWCD 1.3, so I am not able to compare between SCWCD 1.4 and SCWCD 5.

Wish you good luck!
 
Chatura Dilan
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Congratulations!!
 
Amruth Puppala
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Hi Meng Tan,

Fabulous result...
My hearty congratulations
 
Joe Harry
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Congrats!
 
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Congratulations
 
Abhra Kar
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Congrats for your bright success
 
Sandeep Bhandari
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congrats
 
Jan Sterk
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Congrats Meng, nice score!

Regarding the enthuware tests: are you referring to the (old) demo tests on the website, or the paid standalone ones? If the latter, do you find it worth the money?
 
Maneessh saxena
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Awesome score. Congratulations
 
John Richard Kelly
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Hi Meng,
congratulations on a fantastic score - you should be proud of a performance like that!

I have one question for you if I may: Did you find a big difference between HFSJ1.4 and HFSJ1.5? I am preparing for the exam, but I have the older version of the book. Despite claims by some posters, I am still concerned that it is the correct resource to use for the new exam. I am looking for the opinions of people that have studied both.

Many thanks, and again well done!
 
Meng Tan
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Thanks to all your congratulations!
Good luck to your exam as well!

Jan:
Regarding the Enthuware tests, I am refering to the paid standalone ones.
I find them worth the money.

John:
I find very very little difference between HFSJ1.4 and HFSJ1.5.
What I think is that you can use the older version of the book.
The older version does not have a final mock test, though.
 
Deepu Mani
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My Hearty Congrats!!!
 
Edward Abraham
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Congrats
 
Raghu ram
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Congrats good job
 
Sanchita Srivastava
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Congrats Meng !!!
 
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