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I passed SCJD :)

 
Pawel Poltorak
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Hi all,

Today I checked that I passed SCJD . It was very quick, it took less than a week to assess. The score is below:

The maximum possible score is 400; the minimum to pass is 320.
General Considerations (maximum = 100): 79
Documentation (maximum = 70): 70
O-O Design (maximum = 30): 30
GUI (maximum = 40): 37
Locking (maximum = 80): 44
Data store (maximum = 40): 40
Network server (maximum = 40): 40

I would like to thank you all for support and help, this certificate would be much harder without it.

Best wishes,
Pawel
 
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Congrats Pawel!
GUI (maximum = 40): 37

A really high score...
Could you comment your GUI design? Elaborated, simple and extensible,..?
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Pawel Poltorak
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Hi,

My GUI was very standard, menu, toolbar and table. Searching criteria were entered in separate dialog window using combo-boxes (which also were initialized with values from database). For customer id I used JOptionPane. I made table with records sortable but I think this is not necessary. I tried to make my GUI complete, so I added mnemonics, accelerators etc.

I'm little disappointed with my locking score, I spent a lot of time implementing it. Well, I must have missed something.

Best Regards,
Pawel
 
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umm sortable columns.....
Ok thanks
 
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Congrats.

I never thought of using a combo-box for the search criteria.
 
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What did you put on your toolbar? I can hardly think of anything to fill a toolbar
 
Pawel Poltorak
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Hi,

I put 'Book' and 'Search' options on the toolbar.

Best Regards,
Pawel
 
Ed Tse
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isn't that pretty much all the function available? So you have buttons on your panel and your toolbar has the same buttons?
 
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Congratulations Pawel
 
Pawel Poltorak
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isn't that pretty much all the function available? So you have buttons on your panel and your toolbar has the same buttons?


No, I have only toolbar and menu. I don't have any buttons on panel, only table.

Pawel
 
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Were the name and location comboboxes editable?
 
Pawel Poltorak
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Hello Sergey,

Yes, they were.

Pawel
 
Sergey Zolotaryov
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I did that too however, there is no need for it, as my search algorithm is simple - match or not match. No trimming or otherwise manipulating the record data when searching. This way I think I am safe with either null or space padded values.

Thank you again.
 
Tanya Verevkina
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Originally posted by Pawel Poltorak:


No, I have only toolbar and menu. I don't have any buttons on panel, only table.

Pawel


Hi Pawel!
Did you use the same table to show search results? How do you switch between Show all/Show search results? I'm thinking about it as a Filter (as in MS Access) that you can apply/delete.
 
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Hi Tanya,

I used the same table to show search results. After accepting search dialog, table updated and displayed search results. To show all records you had to search again with specific criteria. I guess 'Show all' option could be a better solution for that.

Best Regards,
Pawel
 
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