This week's giveaway is in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum. We're giving away four copies of EJB 3 in Action and have Debu Panda, Reza Rahman, Ryan Cuprak, and Michael Remijan on-line! See this thread for details.
no mysql, cannot be used. the way to start is the follwoing: You have been given several classes as part of this assignment. Look at the public methods of the data class. Now write a very simple application which prints out the data from the provided database. e.g. use getrecordcount, and loop through all records, while printing the values. Try to get that working and keep reading the javaranch for clues.
swimming certificate (A & B), shoelaces diploma, and some useless java ones.