This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Okay folks, I am planning to switch to Java, after almost 2 years of database programming in VB 6.0; the thing i want to take help from u ppl. is that in my coming semesters of my Masters program, i have to develop a project using any platform, any language, any thing, its all dependin on me!! I am interested to develop & design out something in JAVA, please sort out some ideas that what kinna project should i develop, so that I can wash out the label of database programmer from myself & try my wits in other fields.. I hope i had made my self thru. Regards. Azam
You have NO guidelines for your project? That seems awefully wide open. I think you should build a cooking recipe database that lives on a remote server that clients can connect to with RMI to add new recipes or scan through the stored ones based on the type of recipe they are looking for. Do it all in java with the server on a linux platform and installable clients distributable on a CD(including java runtime) for linux,windoze,and mac. Yeah, it may be almost totally useless since you can pick up a cookbook for the same effect, but think of the broad learning experience you would get from all this. You will learn basic java, java RMI, Java gui stuff, java database interface, !LINUX!, and a little bit of mac for the installation. Besides, I have heard of worse/less usefull masters projects... Hey, send me a CD when you get finished.