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Best way to prepare for java/Apptitute/database interview

 
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Hi Guys

I came across lot of forum but i couldn't find anything regarding this, i need to know when do you know that you are fully prepared to take a interview .Meaning i always think that i am prepared till i face the exam. Then i realize that i am not . Is there any particular site where i can test my self and know that i am prepared to take the interview and clear it.

I mean for java + aptitude questions + database / sql questions....

Please provide me with solutions so that i am sure that i am fit to give the interview.The reason i am asking this is because its very frustrating getting rejected. So i need a solution to know that i am prepared to face the interview confidently.
 
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you can know this only when you will face the interviews. By the way how do you prepare for them??
 
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No one can say he is fully prepared for the interview. It depends a lot on the performance that day and how interviewers perceive you.
I have seen people getting selected by company A and rejected by company B for similar profile.

continues improvement is needed.
 
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A lot depends on the position. For example, if the requirements state that you should know JMX, socket programming, cryptography API, then that is what you should review in you preparation.

However, you should really have experience with these technologies in order to apply for the position. Memorizing some material from a web page(s) is simply not sufficient. A good interview process will typically weed out those interviewers that are "pretending" to know Java to get a job.

If there are many individuals studying web sites only and applying for positions, then it would be very difficult to hire staff with real Java programming experience. Hence, other technologies become popular, e.g. .NET, because it becomes easier to find real .NET developers.
 
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James Clarks wrote:A lot depends on the position. For example, if the requirements state that you should know JMX, socket programming, cryptography API, then that is what you should review in you preparation.

However, you should really have experience with these technologies in order to apply for the position. Memorizing some material from a web page(s) is simply not sufficient. A good interview process will typically weed out those interviewers that are "pretending" to know Java to get a job.

If there are many individuals studying web sites only and applying for positions, then it would be very difficult to hire staff with real Java programming experience. Hence, other technologies become popular, e.g. .NET, because it becomes easier to find real .NET developers.




What your saying is try but until somebody doesn't provide you with the opportunity how are you going to understand. What should a guy like me do . I love java and have worked for 1 year in a company as well . But now in india i dont see any body hiring java professionals with 1 years of experience. Now they have made the experience to 3 years . I had to work as a technique support rep in a company to make ends meat. I want to do java but dont know where to start . I have been roaming from place to place from one city to another just looking for a career in java . But nobody is willing to take me .
I also worked as a freelancer as well but now days nobody considers that as well .I wasted 1 year in freelancing

You tell me James what should i do !!!
 
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The key activity I think is software development. Java is only one tool out of many,many tools. I suggest that you stop focusing on Java and learn a few other tools. For example, you could learn how to program software using Korn Shell and you can learn to program with VBScript and .NET. Then you can try to find other "software development" positions.

If you really enjoy software programming, you should get some COBOL books and discover all the "hidden" opportunities that exist for programmers that know COBOL.

Good luck!
 
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