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Joe Daly
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Hi,
i have a basic knowledge of java and some other oo languages plus html and css, how would i go about making some money off of this, it seems that no matter how much i learn, whenever i look for some small work on sites like odesk, i never seem to fulfil theknowledge requirements, all help is apreceated.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joe,
Have you built a website? It doesn't need to be for pay. But actually building something will give you more experience. And design practice.

As far as skills, I can't imagine a website that doesn't involve a database. So good to learn JDBC next.


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Joe Daly
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what exactly is JDBC could you give me a short explanation please?
Luke Kolin
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Joe Daly wrote:what exactly is JDBC could you give me a short explanation please?


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_Database_Connectivity

It's how Java talks to databases.

Cheers!

Luke
Joe Daly
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I thought as much
 
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