You are permitted to use any IDE tool you choose, but you must not submit
any code that is not your own work.
I wonder if "code" here implies java code only or icons too? I am using some free icons for my buttons, menu bar,
and context menu. I am not planning on having a toolbar.
I was trying to find an answer here, but all the answers were like "use sun icons" . These icons are so last century, there is no way I am going to use them.
Did anybody use free icons before?
why you will bother your time as the icons are not needed but make sure that all your GUI or User Interface requirements are met, i see people here who has submit icons failed due to problem in the path of these files.
but it is your decision.
SCJP, SCJD in progress (From 1/8/2007 till now and i hope to submit after 36 hours)
Joined: Dec 06, 2006
Icons are very easy to implement in my setup. I just add it to my ActionFind class and reuse it in every place where find menu item (or Find button) is created.
I strongly believe that icons improve usability of any interface, so I have a green icon for "Book" menu and a red icon for "Unbook" menu item. Usability is one of the criteria which is tested in GUI part, therefore I choose to add icons. That is why implemented sorting and context menu too. I enjoy it, so it is not a big deal. I am not worried about icon path issues, I plan to test jar files for winXP, Vista, Linux(centOS in my case), and MacOS under admin and user accounts. I will definitely notice the lack of icons
This was not the question though. The question was how to interpret the phrase "code that is not your own work." What do you think?