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Architect's Corner

On this page I'll include a list of links to other web sites that are on the lines of architect exam objectives.

SCEA Links

Objectives and Documents
Sun’s Certification Success Guide (containing test objectives)

The J2EE Tutorial

Practical UML: A Hands-On Introduction for Developers

Mock Exams
Jamie Jaworski’s Mock Exam

A set of mock exam questions (author unknown)

Notes and Information
The Java BluePrints site.

Prasks Resources on Sun Certified Java Architect

Marcus Green’s certification site (contains additional links)

Very good notes, links, etc.

Amit Jnagal’s SCEA Resources

Recommended Reading
Alur, D., et. al. (2001), Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies.

Gamma, et. al. (1995), Design Patterns (the infamous GoF book).

Monson-Haefel, R. (2001), Enterprise JavaBeans (3rd Edition).

Oakes, Scott (2001), Java Security (2nd Edition).

Arrignton, C.T. (2001), Enterprise Java with UML.

Related Reading
Booch, G., et. al. (1999). The Unified Modeling Language User’s Guide

Fowler, M., and Scott, K. (2000), UML Distilled.

Fowler, M. (1999), Refactoring.

Page-Jones, M. (2000), Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Design in UML.