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SCWCD – Mission Accomplished 2

July 9th, 2007 / 7 Comments »

Holy Grail ! It was a wonderful day today as the morning proved very good for me. This morning I gave the test of the time after my earlier mission of giving SCDJWS. Sincerely speaking this exam was much more easier than SCDJWS but I feared it more than SCDJWS. The reason being I had […]

Learn the Servlet API – ServletRequest and HttpServletRequest

June 22nd, 2007 / 1 Comment »

We will now concentrate on the basic aspect of using a Servlet which is requests and response. But we will currently concentrate only on ServletRequest and HttpServletRequest. Points to Ponder:  ServletRequest is not in any way responsible for fetching HTTP related properties. ServletRequest and HttpServletRequest both are interfaces and you cannot directly use them. The interface implementations […]

Learn the Servlet API – A step by step approach

June 21st, 2007 / No Comments »

The SCWCD(Sun Certified Web Component Developer) exam concentrates on the Servlet API version 2.4.  In order to prepare for the exam its a necessary step to consider to learn the API itself. Learning the API means getting a knowledge about which Interfaces and which Classes exists. Their inheritance relationships and the methods associated with them. […]

Design Patterns – Building blocks for your application

June 10th, 2007 / 5 Comments »

What is a pattern? A pattern in short is a time and tested answer to a specific problem. When the design phase for an application starts a group of analysts sit with the developers to discuss about the requirements and come out with a proposal for a design. The design thus formed is always taken […]

The Struts Framework – Why choose it?

June 3rd, 2007 / 14 Comments »

Struts is a J2EE web application framework created and maintained by Apache Software Foundation Group (ASF). It is a controller framework based on the Front Controller pattern and used to create an MVC (Model View Controller) architecture. What is a Front Controller Pattern? A Front controller pattern follows the rule of having a single entity […]

Looping through Collections is fun in Java 5

May 16th, 2007 / 8 Comments »

Edit: This post was earlier titled “Looping through Collections is fun in Java 6” which has now been renamed to “Looping through Collections is fun in Java 5” due to the accidental discrepancy of mentioning the feature belonging to Java 6. The mistake is rectified. Thanks for the feedback to all. The traditional looping for […]

Why Sybase is similar to Microsoft’s SQL Server

May 13th, 2007 / 1 Comment »

Recently I got the opportunity to have a look at the Sybase DBMS and while reading through some of the material on it I had this thing in my mind constantly picking up the tit-bits from where I had left Microsoft’s SQL Server a few months back. It seemed so similar. Other Sybase beginners might […]

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