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Question regarding Database Conversion Utility

 
Anonymous
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Hi All,
I recently downloaded FBN assignment and currently working on the DB conversion utility. I need some feedback on the following points:
1> Database conversion utility will be used in the future so I am assuming that the utility should be able to convert any ASCII file to binary database, of course meta-data will be different for the different ASCII files.
2> I am not sure but nowhere requirements suggest that the data validation should be performed. Will it be reasonable to assume that all fields are of the type String??
3> Data Conversion utility will be a stand alone application. No networking is required as this will be one off jobs and most probably done by the system admin. (I am not sure)
4> Can we use existing classes? This makes sense as OO means that we reuse the existing code.
Thanks in advance !!
Regds,
Milind
 
Rao Kuna
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1. Any ASC file but with similar format of data.
2. Yes, no data validation is required and all fields are of type String (look at Data.Class)
3. Yes it is a stand alone program and will run separately from command line.
4. U should use Data.class to build the Binary File
Rao
 
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Thanks for your inputs RAO!!
Regds,
Milind
 
Satish Kumar
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Could you please tell me how to implement the
conversion utility? This is the place where I
got stuck with. Await'g ur reply.
 
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