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Sun Certified Developer for Java Web Services Certification – SCDJWS



The Sun Certified Developer for Java Web Services SCDJWS, exam number 310-220 is a new web services certification exam from Sun Microsystems, Inc.


SCDJWS CX-310-220 Exam Details

Prerequisites - The first step towards SCDJWS is SCJP (Sun Certified Java Programmer) Certification, which is the prerequisite for this exam. You need to have a detailed and thorough understanding of issues involving the design, development, and implementation of various Java web components.


Objectives - Web Services technologies are widely adopted and are the best choice for Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). The technology areas covered in the SCDJWS certification exam include WS-I Basic Profile, XML, SOAP, WSDL, UDDI, J2EE, and Java Web Services. To perform well in the exam, you must have a thorough understanding of the specified Web Services technologies, Java APIs to deal with these technologies, design and architecture of web services, and how web services fit into the J2EE Platform.


Certification Exam Details

·         Exam Number: CX-310-220 

·         Prerequisites: SCJP (any edition) 

·         Number of questions: 69 

·         Passing score: 68% 

·         Time limit: 150 min 

·         Cost: USD 200 

·         The number of correct choices for multiple-choice questions is given in the exam.


Why should I take SCDJWS Certification?

Acquiring SCDJWS certification indicates that you have completed the steps and have the knowledge required to perform at a specified level as an IT professional. Certification proves to your employer and clients that your expertise is confirmed by a recognized industry organization.

  • Certification demonstrates to your employer/boss, peers, customers, competitors, suppliers, staff and investors that you use industry-respected best practices and are skilled and posses expert knowledge in the specific domain.
  • The process of achieving and maintaining the certification helps ensure that you are continually improving and refining your knowledge and skills.
  • Enhanced job opportunities enhanced salary and career advancement opportunities. Recognized proof of professional achievement - Enhanced credibility and a respected credential. 

Is this certification worthwhile?

Sun certifications are the assets for a Java professional. SCDJWS Certification will cost you in terms of time, money, and effort, and it is natural to wonder if the expenditure is worthwhile. The answer has more to do with your expectations than with the intrinsic value of certification. SCDJWS certification can help you out to get a better job. It can also be a big help when it comes to negotiating for a higher salary or for a promotion. Most of the companies are encouraging their employees to go for the Sun certifications and even funding their certification. 


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