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URLyBird: what are the searching criteria

 
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Hi, Java Ranchers,

I am working on the GUI and need to decide the searching criteria. I think that location and smoke are quite enough for a search. That is normally what we have at expedia or other online travel agents. Any suggestions?

Also, I feel so painful in making a nice looking GUI. What IDE do you guys use for JAVA GUIs.

I appreciate it!

Dan
 
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Hi Daniel - The URLyBird instructions state explicitly that the user interface...

must allow the user to search the data for all records, or for records where the name and/or location fields exactly match values specified by the user.

I would consider this the bare minimum, since the dreaded "must" is in there. Smoking could be an option if you see fit.

I use Eclipse because it's free, and the IBM tools I use on a day-to-day basis are built on Eclipse. I would advise that you use whatever tool you are most comfortable with.

Good luck!
 
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Steve, thanks.
 
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Hi Daniel

Also, I feel so painful in making a nice looking GUI. What IDE do you guys use for JAVA GUIs.

You do have a warning in your instructions that all code submitted must be your own and, unfortunately, many IDEs create code that makes it obvious that it is not hand-crafted. Since there are so few GUI components in the SCJD assignment, I think you should put up with the pain for this one case - you will certainly learn more (which is the point of the exercise after all ).

But to answer your question, I personally use Eclipse.

Regards, Andrew
 
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Yeah, Andrew. I totally agree with you. I wanted to learn how to Eclipse and found out that I had to learn many SWT stuff. Now I have worked out a relatively nice interface.

I think I need to get used to java GUI development, coz I used to develop GUI using MFC, which looked much easier.

Again, thanks, Andrew.
 
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I just downloaded the Eclipse, but I couldn't use the debug funtion, it says something like:
FATAL ERROR in native method: JDWP No transports initialized, jvmtiError=JVMTI_ERROR_INTERNAL(113)
ERROR: transport error 202: connect failed: Connection refused ["transport.c",L41]
ERROR: JDWP Transport dt_socket failed to initialize, TRANSPORT_INIT(510) ["debugInit.c",L500]
JDWP exit error JVMTI_ERROR_INTERNAL(113): No transports initialized

does anyone know how to fix it? I use Java 5.0
Thank you
 
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Hi Micheal,

Welcome to JavaRanch and this forum.

You will probably have a better chance of getting help in the IDEs, Version Control and other tools forum. You might want to raise your question there.

Doing a quick Google search suggested that you might want to try checking the "Don't run Tomcat in debug mode" under Preferences/ Tomcat/ JVM Settings.

Regards, Andrew
 
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thank you, Andrew
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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