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RE: Re: XML Certification

Subject: RE: Re: XML Certification
From: John Smith <tarbuza@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2000 17:55:28 -0800 (PST)
brainbench exam questions
Chris,

Could you please give us the outline of the exam? What
I mean to say that what we should really focus on in
order to pass the exam in flying colors.

Brainbench exam outline is too vague. Thanks in
advance for your help. IBM sample questions don't many
any sense. I hope their real exam may not as their
sample questions.

Tarbuza

--- Chris Bayes <Chris@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I tried a few of the tests at brainbench and a lot
> of them have mistakes. I
> was rather annoyed about this because 4 (out of 40
> if I remember right) of
> them in the xml section had no correct answer which
> is 10%. I did get into
> the top 10 though and did better than 95% of people
> that had taken the test.
> I mailed them the correct answers and they replied
> with a thankyou but when
> I sat the test again they weren't fixed.
> Maybe if more people from this list tried them and
> mailed them the correct
> answers it would help. The only reason I heard about
> it was because I was
> asked to take a test to get a job so people do take
> notice of them and
> according to the blerb they are recognised by a lot
> of blue chip companies.
> 
> Ciao Chris
> 
> XML/XSL Portal
> http://www.bayes.co.uk/xml
> 
> 
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf
> Of Kaganovich,
> >Yevgeniy (Eugene)
> >Sent: 04 November 2000 05:08
> >To: 'xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> >Subject: RE: Re: XML Certification
> >
> >
> >: > http://www.brainench.com
> >: error with this url ;-(
> >
> >It should be http://www.brainbench.com
> >
> >I took the exam there yesterday, it's pretty good,
> overall, has several
> >non-trivial questions on XSLT. I think they made a
> mistake in one of the
> >questions, and the '>' in select expressions is not
> escaped. Also,
> >brainbench exams are "open-net", so sometimes
> they're inaccurate
> >if a person
> >can find the answer fast enough. My Java
> certification results
> >indicate that
> >my best areas are Security and IDL, I don't know
> jack about either one :)
> >
> >The practice test from IBM on
>
>http://www-4.ibm.com/software/ad/certify/sam140.html,
> on the other hand, is
> >one of the worst tests I've seen. Half of the
> questions don't make sense,
> >and the other half uses some weird language that is
> probably part of the
> >training, but has nothing to do with XML/XSL. I
> hope the real test
> >is better
> >than the practice...
> >
> >- Eugene
> >
> >
> > XSL-List info and archive: 
> http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
> 
> 
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