I'm a web developer (passed SWCD) but wanted to get SCJD too.
I 've SCJD Exam with J2SE 5, but to be honest I got lost always in the middle of Thread topic. I knew generally how it works but the details makes me always sick. I always restart that topic to understand it. So I cant move on.
I dont know if there is another way around to have a good look on SJCD.
Maybe I just need encouragement or more advice how to approach this kind of review. Am I just going to code, compile and run the provided codes here first and then later just read the explanation.
Hi Nelson, SCJD's main topics consist of Swing, threads, networking (socket or RMI), file I/O, event handling, your software design / project management / documentation and UML / design patterns skills. I consider SCJD assignment is a "networked, concurrent, Swing application".
If you worry about your threading skills, try writing code that does threading. Learning by practice. So you shouldnt need to worry much because you get up to 1 year to do the assignment - enough time for you to pick up enough to do the assignment.
Good Luck [ January 01, 2009: Message edited by: K. Tsang ]
To learn about multithreading, you must have parallel thinking because multithreading is executed at the same time (it is not exactly the same time, because the processing is too fast, it is like happen at the same time).
Just a correction to K Tsang's post. Unless something has changed, there is no time limit on SCJD. I heard the record is 6 years, and I'm close to half of that myself. I will have had mine out for 3 years sometime this coming Spring. I am pretty close to being done, but finishing my BS trumps the cert. I work on it if I have nothing else to do at work, which isn't very often. Good luck to all. It has been a very worthwhile effort in my opinion.
Weird, I read another post where someone sent an email to email@example.com, where this person was informed that the time limit has changed to 1 year. However, on this page, it still says that there's no time limit!
Cheers, Roberto Perillo
SCJP, SCWCD, SCJD, SCBCD
Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
posted 11 years ago
It doesn't really matter if we can finish the assignment in less than 6 months. Unfortunately many people is busy on their job. I heard that SCEA has the new 1-year policy too.
Originally posted by Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar: It doesn't really matter if we can finish the assignment in less than 6 months. Unfortunately many people is busy on their job. I heard that SCEA has the new 1-year policy too.