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pradeep arum
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Hi all,
I just passed SCBCD EXAM with 87%
And my big question is I want to do some real projects implementing EJB structure and involving a database . can somebody comment on this...websites...tutorials...ET-CETERA..servers
are all welcome
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Aju Josep
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guyz, i am also having the same querry. it would be a great help if somebody caan suggest some good sites/resources for some projects involving EJB, jsp etc.
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Aju
 
Ade Barkah
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There are many EJB/JSP/Servlet projects at SourceForge one can join & start contributing to. Commit to a project, start small (eg., fix outstanding bugs, test some new feature, or help with documentation) and go from there.
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Aju Josep
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Thanks Ade.. i did visit SF.net site. quite interesting. but i am relatively new to EJB and other J2EE technologies. can u please suggest some resource/sites where i can find some dummy projects which i can develop on my own, just for learning experience.
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Aju
 
Ade Barkah
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Depending on how comfortable you already are with J2EE...
If you're just starting out perhaps reading through a book like K&B's "Head First EJB" is a good way to learn the concepts.
If you're ready to play with some code then download an app server (such as the 1.3.1 RI and go through one Sun's J2EE Tutorials. Pick one of the J2EE 1.3 tutorials there to start (there are many others from Google.) Try developing an end-to-end example (JSP + servlet + session bean + entity beans --> database [and all the way back].)
Beyond that you can go through the Java Pet Store 1.3 example application. The Pet Store isn't realistic, but it is well documented and uses various design patterns worth studying about.
I keep mentioning 1.3 instead of 1.4 since the J2EE 1.4 tutorials out there seem overly complicated for some reason (showing off new features instead of the fundamentals.)
If you're a structure-oriented person, then it's a good idea to study for the SCWCD & SCBCD exams, or at least use the exam objectives to as your own study guide.
Lastly, don't get frustrated, it's a long journey (which never ends, really) but rewarding in many levels. I was already a very experienced C++ developer before embarking on J2EE, yet it took me quite awhile before everything finally "clicked" together.
HTH,
-Ade Barkah
 
pradeep arum
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thanks ade barkah
but the site sourceforge.com seems to be a paid site...i could'nt find free ejb projects.......can you please do some research & tell me what to do
thanks
Pradeep
 
David Harkness
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Originally posted by pradeep arum:
the site sourceforge.com seems to be a paid site

You want sourceforge.net. It's a huge site that hosts Free and Open Source Software projects for free, providing CVS, mailing lists, bug tracking, releases, etc.
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