This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
I want to create a database driven menu system that will populate a menu depending on the current users permissions. I have the idea of a table that would hold the collection name and another that maps sub menus to this parent menu item in collection. I would then map user types to the collection, defining whether they have access to this. The problem is im new to this kind of concept and I cant quite grasp how this would map to objects in java and just wondered if anyone could point me into the right direction.