Win a copy of AWS Security this week in the Cloud/Virtualization forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Paul Clapham
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Henry Wong
Sheriffs:
  • Ron McLeod
  • Devaka Cooray
  • Tim Cooke
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Frits Walraven
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
Bartenders:
  • Piet Souris
  • salvin francis
  • fred rosenberger

Using specifications for exam preparation

 
Greenhorn
Posts: 22
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Dear ranchers,

Has anybody used specs in order to prepare for SCDJWS? Can you share your experience? Is it a good approach? For instance, for SCBCD there is no book available, therefore I used the specs to prepare for the exam. And they were quite helpful.

I found these specs on http://jcp.org/ :
  • jaxb-2_0-fr-spec.pdf
  • jaxr-1_0-fr-spec.pdf
  • jaxrs-1.0-final-spec-1.pdf
  • jaxws-2_0-fr-spec.pdf
  • jax_rpc-1_1-mrel-spec.pdf
  • jsr173_1.0.pdf
  • saaj13.pdf
  • websvcs-1_2-fr.pdf
  • web_beans-1_0-pr-rev2-spec.pdf
  • web_services_metadata-2_0-mrel-spec.pdf
  • wsmetadata-1_0-fr-spec.pdf


  • Of course these are only related to java. I didn't consider w3c or other organizations' standards like: XML, SOAP, WSDL, etc...

    So, what do you think? Is it OK if I start reading the specs? Which of them would you recommend to read? Which not?


    Regards,
    Stefan
     
    Rancher
    Posts: 3629
    38
    • Mark post as helpful
    • send pies
    • Quote
    • Report post to moderator
    You should IMHO skip these:

    JAX-RS
    JAX-RPC
    WebBeans
     
    Ranch Hand
    Posts: 2198
    1
    • Mark post as helpful
    • send pies
    • Quote
    • Report post to moderator
    Hi!
    I used specifications extensively when preparing for the certification and I feel it is a very good approach. Not only do you get firsthand information, but you also familiarize yourself with the specifications - something that is invaluable if you intend to continue working with web services after the certification.
    Not all subjects require reading specifications though. Read the topics and apply some common sense.
    I assume that you are somewhat familiar with the subjects. I needed to become familiar with basic concepts before starting to read specifications, so I read some books, tuturials etc.
    Best wishes!
     
    Ranch Hand
    Posts: 142
    Netbeans IDE Java Ubuntu
    • Mark post as helpful
    • send pies
    • Quote
    • Report post to moderator
    Hi Guys,
    Thanks for the list of specifications it is a very valuable resource , As I found the specs very usefull in my previous exams too.
     
    Quick! Before anybody notices! Cover it up with this tiny ad:
    Devious Experiments for a Truly Passive Greenhouse!
    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/paulwheaton/greenhouse-1
      Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
    • New Topic