The CX310-056 (Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 Upgrade Exam) checks your real ability as a programmer. In fact, it is totally scenario-based, rather than knowledge-based. The prerequisite for the test is that you must have successfully completed the previous version of the Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform exam. This test requires you to have a good understanding of the Java language and the capability to write code for well-defined design applications. For this purpose, along with studying books and taking various practice tests, you should also practice well with Java. There will be less of “direct questions” and more questions will be of “find the output type”. Moreover, questions of the type “Drag-n-Drop” have been added. More questions will be based on new topics added to the language mainly generics, autoboxing/unboxing, covariant return, variable length arguments, static import, enums, and for-each loop. Although not many direct questions will be there in the test, practicing them will help clear your fundamentals. Practicing the following with Java will make you confident enough of scoring well in the test:

  1. Write code that declares, constructs, and initializes arrays of any base type using any of the permitted forms, both for declaration and for initialization.
  2. Write code using the if and switch statements.
  3. Write code using all forms of loops including labeled and unlabeled, using break and continue statements, simple and enhanced for loop.
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The Adobe Photoshop CS ACE exam measures your knowledge and expertise on Adobe Photoshop CS. Before taking the 9A0-036 exam, you should practice the following:

  1. Retouch and modify an image using different tools available in the toolbox.
  2. Create and modify paths using pen tools and shape tools.
  3. Create different effects using Blending modes to the layers.
  4. Create different effects using layer styles.
  5. Create different effects using Gradients.
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Q. What are the prerequisites for the 9A0-036 exam?

A.There are no prerequisites for the 9A0-036 exam.

Q. What credit does the 9A0-036 exam provide?

A. On successful completion of the exam, you will be an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), Adobe Photoshop CS.

Q. Which certification does it covers?

A. After assign the 9A0-036 exam, you can earn credit towards the Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI), ACE Print Specialist, ACE Web Specialist, ACE Video Specialist, and ACE Master certifications.
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The Adobe Photoshop CS2 ACE exam measures your knowledge and expertise on Adobe Photoshop CS2. Before taking the 9A0-044 exam, you should practice the following:

  1. Retouch and modify an image using different tools available in the toolbox.
  2. Create and modify shape layers and paths using pen tools and shape tools.
  3. Create different effects using Blending modes to the layers.
  4. Create different effects using layer styles.
  5. Create different effects using Gradients.
  6. Create different effects using Patterns.
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The Adobe Flash CS3 exam measures your knowledge and expertise in Flash CS3. Before taking the 9A0-058 exam, you should practice the following:

  1. Effectively use Libraries, Timelines, Buttons, MovieClips, Text, Symbols and Instances, and Sound in Flash movie.
  2. Use dot syntax notation.
  3. Create and use custom classes.
  4. Use the Debugger.
  5. Apply filters on movie clips and text.
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Q. What are the prerequisites for the 9A0-058 exam?

A.There are no prerequisites for the 9A0-058 exam.

Q. What credit does the 9A0-058 exam provide?

A. On successful completion of the exam, you will be an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), Adobe Flash CS3.

Q. Which certification does it cover?

A. After passing the 9A0-058 exam, you will earn credit towards the Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI).
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The CIW v5 Site Designer (1D0-520) test objectives are not product-specific or system-specific. The CIW v5 Site Designer (1D0-520) test focuses on the combination of basic technical and non-technical skills and knowledge required for those interested in Web site development and design. Before taking the CIW v5 Site Designer exam 1D0-520, you should practice the following:

  1. Identify and manage elements of the Web site development process.
  2. Identify elements of the Web site project and design.
  3. Identify steps in the Web site planning and development process.
  4. Create a Web page and add images to the Web page.
  5. Know the ethical and legal issues relevant to Web development and design.
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The Adobe Photoshop CS 2 Recertification Exam measures your knowledge and expertise on Adobe Photoshop CS2. Before taking the 9A0-048 exam, you should practice the following:

  1. Retouch and modify an image using different tools available in the toolbox.
  2. Create and modify shape layers and paths using pen tools and shape tools.
  3. Create different effects using Blending modes to the layers.
  4. Create different effects using layer styles, Gradients and Patterns.
  5. Create and modify a selection in Quick Mask Mode.
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The CX310-091(Sun Certified Business Component Developer for the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5) test checks your ability to understand, test, and develop basic EJB code. It requires you to have a good understanding of enterprise Java beans 3.0, and the ability to write code for well-defined design applications. The test asks all sorts of tricky questions, which you might not encounter in the real world. Practicing the following things with the subject will make you confident enough of scoring well in the test:

  1. Identify characteristics, programming restrictions, and benefits of EJB 3.0. Understand the responsibilities of the EJB container and those of a Bean Provider.
  2. Understand the differences between stateless session beans, stateful session beans, and message-driven beans for EJB 3.0.
  3. Identify correctly implemented deployment descriptor elements for an enterprise Java bean.
  4. Identify the responsibilities of the container and the services that it provides in the Enterprise JavaBeans version 3.0.
  5. Use annotations and deployment descriptor in code and understand how the two mechanisms interact.
  6. Understand the life cycle of session and message-driven beans. Understand the use of PostConstruct and PreDestroy methods.
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