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Sun Microsystem offers eight Java technology certification paths that can build your career with industry recognized credentials, increase your responsibilities and distinguish yourself from your peers. Becoming trained & certified in java technology provide hard evidence that you have technical skills, professional dedication & .

Sun Java Certification : Part 2

by Partha Goswami, Java User Group -Howrah

Details of the examinations.

1. Sun Certified Associate for the Java Platform, Standard Edition, Exam Version 1.0

Details:

Delivered at: Authorized Prometric Testing Centers
Prerequisites: None
Other exams/assignments required for this certification: None
Exam type: Multiple choice and Drag and Drop
Number of questions: 51
Pass score: 68% (35 of 51 questions)
Time limit: 115

Syllabus:

Fundamental Object-Oriented Concepts
UML Representation of Object-Oriented Concepts
Java Implementation of Object-Oriented Concepts
Algorithm Design and Implementation
Java Development Fundamentals
Java Platforms and Integration Technologies
Client Technologies
Server Technologies
 

2. Sun certified  programmer SCJP).

This is the entry level certification . You require to clear any one of the following certification before proceeding any specialized certification.

A. Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 (CX-310-055)

Details:

Prerequisite: None
Exam type: MCQ & drug & drop.
No of questions: 72
Pass score: 59%
Time: 175 min
Delivered at: Authorized Worldwide Prometric Testing Centers

Syllabus.

Declarations, Initialization and Scoping
Flow Control
API Contents
Concurrency
OO Concepts
Collections / Generics
Fundamentals

B. Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.4

Details:

Pre requisite: 6-12 months of experience
Exam type: MCQ & short answer
No of questions: 61
Pass score: 52%
Time: 120 min
Delivered at: Authorized Worldwide Prometric Testing Centers

Syllabus.

Declarations and Access Control
Flow control, Assertions, and Exception Handling
Garbage Collection
Language Fundamentals
Operators and Assignments
Overloading, Overriding, Runtime Type and Object Orientation
Threads
Fundamental Classes in the java.lang Package
The Collections Framework

C. Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.2

Details:

Pre requisite: None
Exam type: MCQ & short answer
No of questions: 59
Pass score : 61
Time: 120 min
Delivered at: Authorized Worldwide Prometric Testing Centers

Syllabus.

Declarations and Access Control
Flow Control and Exception Handling
Garbage Collection
Language Fundamentals
Operators and Assignments
Overloading, Overriding, Runtime Type, and Object Orientation
Threads
The java.awt Package
The java.lang Package
The java.util Package
The java.io Package

 

3. Sun Certified developer for  the Java 2  platform.

There are two steps in this certification ,

Step 1:

Sun Certified Developer for Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition - Programming Assignment. 

Details:

Delivered at: CertManager database
Prerequisites: Must be Sun Certified Programmer for the Java Platform (any edition)
Other exams/assignments required for this certification: Step 2 (CX-310-027)
Exam type: Programming assignment
Number of questions: N/A
Pass score: 320 points out of 400 possible points
Time limit: None

Step 2:

Sun Certified Developer for Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition - Essay Exam.

Details:

Delivered at: Authorized Prometric testing centers
Prerequisites: Must be Sun Certified Programmer for the Java Platform (any edition) Completion of Step 1 (CX-310-252A)
Other exams/assignments required for this certification: Step 1 (CX-310-252A)
Exam type: Essay
Number of questions: 4
Pass score: Subject to the evaluation of the essay exam and validation of the
Time limit: 120 minutes

Nature of Assignment: The assignment requires that you write working code for a small but plausible business system.
Result : Pass score is subject to the evaluation of the Step 2 essay exam and validation of the authenticity of the assignment.

If you are not pass the examination you have to purchase Sun Certified Developer for Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition - Programming Assignment (CX-310-252R)  this package.

 

4. Sun Certified Web Component Developer for the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition 1.4

Details:

Delivered at: Authorized Worldwide Prometric Testing Centers
Prerequisites: Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform (any edition)
Exam type: Multiple Choice and Drag and Drop
Number of questions: 69
Pass score: 62% (43 of 69 questions)
Time limit: 135 minutes

Syllabus.

The Servlet Technology Model
The Structure and Deployment of Web Applications
The Web Container Model
Session Management
Web Application Security
The JavaServer Pages (JSP) Technology Model
Building JSP Pages Using the Expression Language (EL)
Building JSP Pages Using Standard Actions
Building JSP Pages Using Tag Libraries
Building a Custom Tag Library
J2EE Patterns
 

5. Sun Certified Business Component Developer for the Java 2 Platform

Details:

Delivered at: Authorized Worldwide Prometric Testing Centers
Prerequisites: Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform (any edition)
Exam type: Multiple Choice and Drag and Drop
Number of questions: 70
Pass score: 64% (45 of 70 questions)
Time limit: 120 minute

Syllabus.

EJB Overview
Client View of a Session Bean
Session Bean Component Contract
Session Bean Lifecycle
Client view of an Entity
Component Contract for Container-Managed Persistence (CMP)
CMP Entity Bean Lifecycle
Entity Beans
EJB-QL
Message-Driven Bean Component Contract
Transactions
Exceptions
Enterprise Bean Environment
Security Management

 

6. SUN CERTIFIED DEVELOPER FOR JAVA WEB SERVICES

Details:

Delivered at: Authorized Worldwide Prometric Testing Centers
Prerequisites: Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform (any edition)
Other exams/assignments required for this certification: None
Exam type: Multiple choice, drag and drop
Number of questions: 69
Pass score: 68% (47 items of 69 questions)
Time limit: 150 minutes

Syllabus:

XML Web Service Standards
SOAP 1.1 Web Service Standards
Describing and Publishing (WSDL and UDDI)
JAX-RPC
SOAP and XML Processing APIs (JAXP, JAXB, and SAAJ)
JAXR
J2EE Web Services
Security
Developing Web Services
General Design and Architecture
Endpoint Design and Architecture

 

7. Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for J2EE Technology

Step 1.

Details:

Delivered at: Authorized Prometric testing centers
Prerequisites: None
Other exams/assignments required for this certification: Step 2 (CX-310-300A), Step 3 (CX-310-061)
Exam type: Multiple choice, short answer, and drag and drop
Number of questions: 48
Pass score: 68%
Time limit: 75 minutes

Syllabus:

Concepts
Common Architectures
Legacy Connectivity
Enterprise JavaBeans Technology
Enterprise JavaBeans Container Model
Protocols
Applicability of J2EE Technology
Design Patterns
Messaging
Internationalization
Security

Step 2.

Details:

Delivered at: CertManager database
Prerequisites: Successfull completion of the exam in Step 1 (CX-310-051)
Other exams/assignments required for this certification: Step 1 (CX-310-051), Step 3 (CX-310-061)
Exam type: Assignment
Number of questions: N/A
Pass score: 70% *
Time limit: None

Syllabus:

Concepts
Common Architectures
Legacy Connectivity
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Enterprise JavaBeans Container Model
Protocols
Applicability of J2EE Technology
Design Patterns
Messaging
Internationalization
Security

Step 3.

Details:

  • Delivered at: Authorized Prometric testing centers
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of the exam in Step 1 (CX-310-051), and submission of the architecture and design project in Step 2 (CX-310-300A).
  • Other exams/assignments required for this certification: Step 1 (CX-310-051) and Step 2 (CX-310-300A).
  • Exam type: Essay
  • Number of questions: 4
  • Pass score: N/A (please refer to the pass score in Step 1)
  • Time limit: 90 minutes

Syllabus:

Concepts
Common Architectures
Legacy Connectivity
Enterprise JavaBeans Technology
Enterprise JavaBeans Container Model
Protocols
Applicability of J2EE Technology
Design Patterns
Messaging
Internationalization
Security

 

8. SUN CERTIFIED MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPER FOR THE JAVA 2 PLATFORM, MICRO EDITION

Details:

Delivered at: Authorized Worldwide Prometric Testing Centers
Prerequisites: Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform (any edition)
Exam type: Multiple choice, drag and drop
Number of questions: 68
Pass score: 55% ( 38 items of 68 )
Time limit: 150 minutes

Syllabus::

JTWI (JSR 185) and Overview of JTWI-Compliant Wireless Applications.
CLDC 1.0 and 1.1
Security (Both CLDC and MIDP)
Networking
Application Model, Delivery, Lifecycle, and Provisioning
MIDP Persistent Storage
Push Registry
MIDP User Interface (UI) API
MIDP Game API
Media Using MIDP 2.0 and the MMAPI 1.1
Wireless Messaging API 1.1
 

 

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