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SCJD and third Party softwares

Panah Rad

Joined: Apr 15, 2005
Posts: 24
Hey guys,

I am sort of thinking about taking a shot at SCJD, but was wondering if it's okay to use IDEs such as Netbeans or JBuilder to do the project? Anybody knows anything about the restrictions?

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Ken Boyd
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Joined: Dec 10, 2003
Posts: 329
Directly from exam requirement

You are permitted to use any IDE tool you choose, but you must not submit any code that is not your own work. The final program must have no dependencies on any libraries other than those of the Java 2 Platform.

Frans Janssen
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Joined: Dec 29, 2004
Posts: 357
Yes indeed. You can use any IDE, but you are not allowed to submit any code that is generated by an IDE. So for example, you cannot use JBuilder's UI editor to generate your UI code.


peter wooster
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Joined: Jun 13, 2004
Posts: 1033
My recommendation is to avoid IDE's for this project. You will spend far too much time making sure they don't add any code you didn't write. I used jEdit, its a very good editor and it has lots of plugins that help without actually writing code.
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