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Enthuware v/s Whizlabs?

 
Niranjan Deshpande
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Hi all,

Last time I had surved this my conclusion was Enthuware over Whizlabs for BCD5.0.

Should I go for Enthuware ?
 
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I can't tell about Whizlabs, but I found Enthuware mocks good enough.
 
Niranjan Deshpande
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Thanks!!!
 
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Niranjan Deshpande wrote:Hi all,

Last time I had surved this my conclusion was Enthuware over Whizlabs for BCD5.0.

Should I go for Enthuware ?


When you have concluded for Enthuware, why do you want to ask it again?
 
Remko Strating
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I would choose enthuware when I'm ready for the final cut.
 
Krishna Srinivasan
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you can try javabeat's scbcd kit
 
Niranjan Deshpande
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I am already using Java Beat. It's good to have chapter wise tests!

@Remko, thanks for letting know your choice!

@Jothi,
I had asked it some time back, but I could not find the thread. I was just seeking assurance from the group before swiping my credit card. It was a bit offending to read your reply.
 
Niranjan Deshpande
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Does enthuware tell you how many options are correct for the given question?

Also, has any one tired the uCertify simulator? I downloaded the trial version. It seems comprehensive, but it's very heavy on the pocket!
 
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Does enthuware tell you how many options are correct for the given question?


Yes, it does.
 
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I recommend against Whizlabs SBCD5 unless you are very confident in your knowledge. SBCD5 is extremely buggy, many exams (including the final exam) mark correct answers as wrong and many explanations deal with topics taken from different questions. Very confusing. Many questions on SCBCD5 simulator are formulated as 'which of the following is incorrect about session beans...' Due to a bug, the simulator actually expects you to choose the correct answers. Then, to top it all, the explanation tells you something like: 'choice C is a correct answer and therefore incorrect'. By the time you get to this you can't tell your elbow from your back end and even if you knew the right answer - you are now confused about it. In my opinion it is a good idea gone bad and an outrageously poor quality product. It does, however, has a fairly large number of bank questions which will get you prepared if you are willing to do your own research and refer to the relevant API and EJB3.0 and JPA specs. See other review here.
 
Niranjan Deshpande
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Dear Tom,
Thanks a lot for the informative post and feedback! I have dropped my plan about buying Wizlabs!
How about enthuware &/or uCertify?

@Pramod,
Thanks for the response. How is your experience about enthuware?
 
Promod kumar
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Niranjan,
I am happy so far with Enthuware, I have been thru about 30% of the Enthuware material. Their explanations are pretty good in most cases and they use the feedback given in this forum and incorporate it into their questions/explanations etc.

Tom,
Thanks for information on Whizlabs SCBCD5.
 
Raf Szczypiorski
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Enthuware for me, definitely. Just for the very reasons Tom and Promod gave.
 
Tom Silverman
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I did not use enthuware simulators so far. I did however, applied for tutoring and verification services for my SCJD. I was very pleased with the service I got, which was professional and addressed all project requirements. I am definitely going to use enthuware simulator for further certification training.
 
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Not too many certs left for you, I'm affraid :-) SCMAD and SJCA left...
 
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I am not planning on SCJA - What's the point after SCJP? If you meant SCEA than I'm saving it for last. I find it amazing that Sun does not require other JEE technology certifications as a pre-requirement for SCEA. I, however, think, that the 'astronaut architect' era had passed long ago. Architcts do need, despite the Sun philosophy. to be familliar with the technologies they plan. So I plan on SCDJWS next and also SCMAD. This is despite my strong held opinion that the majority of cellular applications oriented enterprises are simply 'Luft Gecheft' and the only population profiting from this technology is the programmers themselves. Nevertheless, I'm not likely to encounter this technology in my work so I want to get familiar with it on my own time.
 
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I agree that SCJA (yes, I meant this one) is not attractive for a SCJP any longer. What I meant is that Enthuware don't offer SCEA or SCJWS mocks, so you are left with SCMAD if you'd like to try them, nothing more!
 
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Ok, I see. Well, a propriety exam simulator is just a bonus. Nothing can actually replace studying the specs and API's. Sun also has tutorials for each technology (most are usually very good) and there are available books (many with free preview and source code samples).
 
Niranjan Deshpande
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To conclude,

Enthuware is the way ahead!
 
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Niranjan Deshpande wrote:I am already using Java Beat. It's good to have chapter wise tests!

@Remko, thanks for letting know your choice!

@Jothi,
I had asked it some time back, but I could not find the thread. I was just seeking assurance from the group before swiping my credit card. It was a bit offending to read your reply.


I did not mean anything to offend you! I remember you posting here that you already had purchased javabeat mocks, and my post was meant to get an answer from you if that would be sufficient or not.
 
Niranjan Deshpande
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Jothi,

my credit card swipe was for the entuhware v/s shizlabs this time ;)

 
Niranjan Deshpande
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Hi all,

I am posting here some links that compare various exam engines. Hope these benfit the ranchers and help them choose the right simulator:

uCertify Review

Enthuware v/s Whizlabs

Effective Enthuware
 
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