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Can SCBCD 5 be cleared with 1 month preparation

 
Vinodh Aiyappan
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Hi,

Can someone let me know how tough is it to prepare for BCD 5 certification in 1 month timeframe.
I have an urgent requirement to do the same. Please suggest me how to go about it.
I have experience in EJB2.0. But, I havent used EJB 3 yet.

Is it possible in the first place.

Thanks,
Vinodh
 
Treimin Clark
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Yes, possible! but....
 
fahd helwani
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I would like to do the same, but I have to plan so far.
 
Niranjan Deshpande
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Hi Vinodh,

The minimum material needed to clear the exam with a good score is:

EJB3.0 in Action.

Pro EJB for JPA concepts (they say this is an excellent source for the JPA part).

MZs notes (if you are against reading the specs).

Enthuware Mocks (to test your preparation level).

1 month would be less, even if you decide to prepare full time.
 
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I think around 20 days is enough if you are not working & only have time to read. But if your are working then 1 months or more required to prepare. You need to prepare for EJB 3 in Action, Specification, MZ Notes, Mocks etc.
 
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Yes, You can. I did this.
 
Lenkwe Makhubela
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I have cleared 90% SCBCD 5 on march 2nd. And I have prepared for a month. And also I work full-time.

I have used EJB 3 In Action and Mastering EJB3. I highly recommend that you use Mikalai Zaikin study guide(http://faq.javaranch.com/java/ScbcdLinks), thanks to Mikalai Zaikin. And also try finding some mock exams.

GoodLuck and Focus!!!

Thanks,
Lenkwe.





 
Mihai Radulescu
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Hi,

The question does not provide enough information for a exact answer.
That really depends on your experience, if you work already fro some year in the filed (JEE&Web) and you have a very solid background and an entire free month then you can have a chance. You only must go over the core specs (+persistence) and if you are conformable with what you find there and relaying on your vaster practical affairs you can get a passing score.
Otherwise, is hard to say.
The exam is not so hard(if I compare it with its predecessors) but it requires some study and a lot of practice.

regards
M
 
roman khachatryan
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Passed SCJP 06.02.09 - 83%
Passed SCBCD 06.03.09 - 90%

i don't have any valuable expirience in java.
 
Niranjan Deshpande
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Lenkwe Makhubela

You did it in one month, working full time? OMG!
 
Yogesh Tyagi
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Vinodh Aiyappan wrote:Hi,

Can someone let me know how tough is it to prepare for BCD 5 certification in 1 month timeframe.
I have an urgent requirement to do the same. Please suggest me how to go about it.
I have experience in EJB2.0. But, I havent used EJB 3 yet.

Is it possible in the first place.

Thanks,
Vinodh


Ofcourse, but only if you have real exp and good knowledge of EJB & Design Patterns (Both Classical & J2EE patterns)
 
Vinay Singh
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Yes you might. But what is the value gained ?
 
Colty Nguyen
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14 months Later.

Have you finished your timeframe ?

where are you now ?

 
Raigedas Lietuvis
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what about preparing for SCBCD but without any EJB nor web/servlet knowledge? just after SCJP. how much may it take?
 
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