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I have tried downloading the SCJD assignment with Java 2 from the Sun Certificate Database but the following error occurs.
"You do not have the rights to download that assignment. Press the "Back" button on your browser and check to see that you have selected the correct assignment. If you feel you should have download rights granted for this assignment, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance"
I made money transaction of Rs.12000 for this SCJD (part 1) on 30.7.2008. I was told that it will take 10 working days to process my request. But till now, I am waiting, waiting, on and on.
Please tell me in general how long will they actually take to send the SCJD assignment.
Man, this is sad. But calm down, you will download your assignment. Send an email to email@example.com, explain the situation and they will solve your problem. But, you said that you made a money transaction? That's weird. When I started the SCJD program, I bought a regular voucher, called Sun (from Sao Paulo, Brazil), and asked them how I should proceed. They sent me an email, asking some information and the voucher #. I replied. Then, they sent me an email back, with an URL, username, password and instructions to download the project. I logged in, and downloaded the project. I don't know what is the procedure in your coutry, but how was this money transaction, exactly?
I have the same problem. I paid for the assignment, all �365, over the telephone. I then received a voucher number for my assignment. And then... nothing. I logged into certmanager (https://www.certmanager.net/sun_assignment/) where I could see a link to download the assignment but the permissions were inadequate. I then emailed suncert and was informed that I had "purchased a voucher to pay for the assignment, not the actual assignment", whatever that means. The reply also indicated that they had not received a request to give me permissions to download the assignment - why I do not know. Also I was asked to forward the sun training product order if I had purchased the assignment online, which I didn't. So I have now received an email to say that the assignment permissions request has been forwared on, at last. All in all, a painful, unprofessional and opaque process for obtaining the SCJD assignment. Regards
[ August 20, 2008: Message edited by: Keith Nagle ] [ August 20, 2008: Message edited by: Keith Nagle ]
Good luck in your assignment, don't forget to share your experience when you passed the SCJD.
Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar Java Instructor SCJP 5.0 SCJA SCJD (Working on UrlyBird 1.3.2) --> testing and documenting the assignment
Joined: Aug 15, 2008
Hi Jeffry Kristianto,
Thanks and sure I 'll share my experience.
I have some doubts regarding the assignment.
The below is the sample database.
name location specialties size rate owner
1.A Smallville Air Conditioning, Painting, Painting 10 $40.00 2.B Smallville Painting, Air Conditioning 7 $55.00 3.C Whoville Air Conditioning 7 $65.00 4.D Bali Hai Air Conditioning 5 $35.00 5.E EmeraldCity Painting 9 $75.00 6.C Atlantis Air Conditioning, Painting, Drywall 10 $40.00 7.A Bali Hai Plumbing, Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning 9 $70.00
1. Here in record 1, the same specilaity say Painting is repeated two times and in record 7, Air Conditioning is repeated twice. Does this mean any thing special or just I have to ignore it.
2. "They take requests from home owners for a type of service, and offer the homeowner one or more contractors that can provide the required services"
According to this, the customer's first input is type of service. So, suppose CSR checks (JcheckBox) Air Conditioning and Painting as the services needed by the customer. Then all the records (1,2,3,4,5,6,7) will be listed matching this criteria.
Option 1: Now CSR (based on customer's input) locks record 1 or 2 offering all the needed services. Option 2: Or might lock records (4 and 5) or (3 and 5) clubbed together offering all the needed services. Option 3: If record 6 is locked for minimum rate then that might include the service which is not specified by the customer as the contractor's one of the specialities. Option 4: If CSR lock records 5 and 7, then that record 7 might include the service (Plumbing) which is not specified by the customer as the contractor's one of the specialities.
3. But as per "It must allow the user to search the data for all records, or for records where the name and/or location fields exactly match values specified by the user".
Here the customer's first input is name and/or location fields of the contractor (dropdown list). Suppose customer gives the location as Bali Hai, the records 4 and 7 displayed. Then if the service needed is Plumbing only, then the CSR has to choose record 7.(This might include the service which is not specified by the customer as the contractor's one of the specialities)
These 3 and 4 contradicts in their way of approach and please suggest which one would be appropriate to proceed.
4. Locking a record for a particular service needed by the customer but which also includes other unwanted services as the contractor's specialiies. Is this ok?
Please give your valuable suggestions and clear my doubts.