I need your kind assistance and direction to make my career path on progressive track.
I am a Java Devloper working(on JAVA EE) in a small company(employee base 30)in New Delhi, India. I have completed SCJP5.0 (72%in 2006), SCWCD1.4(76% in 2006) and SCBCD 5.0(83% in 2007). We, at this company, using hibernate, struts, spring and other technologies like jasper reports, extjs etc. We do not use EJB here. I have been here from last 1.9 months(total work experience is also 1.9months). I am very confused that what should i do further so that it should be fruitful to my career according to future growing market. Could you please guide me so that i can select a firm path in my growing career. i can spare 3 to 4 hours per day. My boss suggested for Security Certifications, but its not my interest. Does not security certificaion for network administrators?
Please spare your valuable few minutes to guide me. I will be highly greatful.
Why not get into integration technologies like JMS, Webservices, and SOA. Also, identify a soft skill that you can improve on. Piling up on your certifications alone is not going to help. You can contribute to a popular open source project. This will enhance your practical experience and also will look good on your resume. [ November 17, 2008: Message edited by: arulk pillai ]
I never said you move to Ruby , I was trying to tell you learn Ruby On Rails and increase your web development skills.
As you already have good knowledge of Java, you can finish Ruby within a month(even 15 days).However RoR market has not been completely unleashed in India.I believe Ruby will never replace Java but become a good integration language.
As you live in Delhi you probably can get live projects like naukri.com,shadi.com,ebay,online banking application,online post-office queue,email server,IRC chat system,P2P program etc.
best regards, omi
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