Win a copy of Learn Spring Security (video course) this week in the Spring forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

DBMain: extend or change

 
Roel De Nijs
Sheriff
Posts: 9780
101
AngularJS Chrome Eclipse IDE Hibernate Java jQuery MySQL Database Spring Tomcat Server
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi all,

I need some extra methods than those definied in the must-implement interface, so i could do 2 things:
- extend the DBMain-interface and add the methods in the new interface
- just add those methods to the DBMain interface

My instructions tell me:

Your data access class must be called "Data.java", must be in a package called "suncertify.db", and must implement the following interface:
// and then the interface is mentioned


So i think i'm not violating the instructions: it tells me to implement that interface (and i will do) but i add some methods. But then there's the automatic-fail monster which i'm very afraid of. Do I risk automatic failure by just adding some methods instead of extending the DBMain-interface, because out of a Java point of view it doesn't makes a difference between extending the interface or just adding the methods to existing interface.

Kind regards,
Roel
 
Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar
Ranch Hand
Posts: 759
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi, I create my own interface that extends the interface provided by Sun and add 2 additional methods such as book room and search.

Don't forget to document your decision.

Good Luck !!!

Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar (Java Instructor) SCJP 5.0, SCJA, SCJD (UrlyBird 1.3.2)
 
Roel De Nijs
Sheriff
Posts: 9780
101
AngularJS Chrome Eclipse IDE Hibernate Java jQuery MySQL Database Spring Tomcat Server
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Jeffry Kristianto Yanuar wrote:
Don't forget to document your decision.


I will certainly document my decision.

Is there by any change a java-rancher that followed the same approach and passed the scjd? To be really sure it's not an automatic fail criterium. My own common sense says it shouldn't lead to automatic failure, but i don't know if the common sense of the author of the automatic tests is following the same path as mine
 
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic