FAQ(Frequently Asked Questions) on javapassion.com courses

 
Please read this FAQ first before you post a question to the class alias (or before you send an email to Sang Shin)!



Regarding the conversion of "javapassion.com" into "paid subscription" service


  1. What are the reasons behind the decision of converting "javapassion.com" into "paid" subscription based service?
  2. When is the site going to be converted into "paid" subscription service? Can I start now?
  3. What value do I get from the "paid" subscription service?
  4. Will there be any free contents after the conversion?
  5. Will there be a student discount?
  6. I am living in non-U.S/European countries.  And $89 subscription fee per year is too expensive for me. Is it possible to get a discount or free subscription?
  7. I am unemployed at the moment.  Can I get a discount?
  8. Is there a money back guarantee?
  9. I was not able to submit all the homework assignments before the conversion date.  Should I resubmit them after the conversion?
  10. Is it possible for me to offer my help to "javapassion.com" in exchange of free subscription?
  11. When will "javapassion.com" courses start again?
  12. My company needs a training in Java technologies (or any technology covered in javapassion.com.) Can you provide instructor-led training?
  13. My company is interested in buying training material from javapassion.com.  Is that possible?


Taking "javapassion.com" Courses


  1. What is it like to take "javapassion.com" online courses?
  2. What are the prerequisites?
  3. Can take this course on my own pace, what is the date information for?  What happens on the date specified in the class schedule?
  4. Are all the contents (presentations, hands-on labs, and homework) ready for downloading?
  5. When will this course be offered again?
  6. The course website says that the next session starts on a certain date in the future? Do I have to wait until that time to register?
  7. I did not register before or on the starting date of this course.  Can I still register?
  8. I want to send information on this course to my friends.  Is there any text I can send out?

Using and Helping "javapassion.com" Courses


  1. Can I use the javapassion.com contents?
  2. Where are OpenOffice files?
  3. I would like to translate javapassion.com contents.  How can I proceed?
  4. How can I help?

Regarding Communicating with Sang Shin


    1. Is it OK to send a technical question directly to Sang Shin or ask for a mentoring?



Homework's


  1. How do I submit homework?
  2. Can I take this course without submitting homework?
  3. Can I resubmit homework?
  4. Where is weekly homework?
  5. Where should I send homework?
  6. Do I get a certificate if I finish all the homework tasks?
  7. How do I know homework I sent is received? Can I get some confirmation?
  8. Do I get any responses from instructors regarding the quality of my homework?
  9. When is the deadline for all homework tasks?
  10. If I take this course again in the next session, should I resubmit all the homework tasks?
  11. Can I submit homework in any order I want (in other words, not in the order of topics specified in the course website)?

How we communicate in this course


  1. Class alias usage guidelines
  2. Do I have to read all the posts on the class alias?
  3. If I choose not to read posts on the class alias, can I unregister myself from the class alias and still take the class and submit homework?
  4. What are ground rules for posting questions to class email alias?
  5. What is the suggested netiquette for posting to the class email alias?
  6. Is the class email alias moderated?


Software and IDE


  1. What OS platforms can I use to take this course?
  2. Can I use IDEs other than NetBeans for this course?
  3. What software and IDE are we going to use in this course?





Regarding the conversion of "Javapassion.com" into "Paid subscription" service



What are the reasons behind the decision of converting "javapassion.com" into "paid subscription" service?


When is the site going to be converted into "paid" subscription service? Can I start now?


What value do I get from the "paid" subscription based service?


Will there be any free contents after the conversion?


Will there be a student discount?


I am living on non-U.S./European countries.  And $89 subscription fee per year is too expensive for me . Is it possible to get a discount or free subscription?


I am currently unemployed.  Can I get a discount?


Is there a money back guarantee?



I was not able to submit all the homework tasks before the conversion date.  Is there any provision for me?

Is it possible for me to offer my help to "javapassion.com" in exchange of free subscription?


When will "javapassion.com" courses start again?


My company needs a training in Java technologies.  Can you provide instructor-led and on-site training?

My company is interested in buying training material from javapassion.com.  Is that possible?

Taking "javapassion.com" Courses



What is it  like to take javapassion.com online courses? 
When will this course be offered again?
Can I take this course at my own pace? If yes, what is the date information for?  What happens on the date specified in the class schedule?
Are all the contents (presentations, hands-on labs, and homework) ready for downloading?

The course website says that the next session starts at a certain date in the future? Do I have to wait until that time to register?

I did not register before or at the starting date of this course.  Can I still register?

If I take this course again in the next session, should I resubmit all the homework tasks?

Using and Helping javapassion.com courses


Can I use javapassion.com course contents?

Where are the OpenOffice files?

I want to translate javapassion.com courses. How can I proceed?
How can I help?



Regarding Communicating with Sang Shin


Is it OK to send technical questions directly to Sang Shin or ask for a mentoring?
Is Sang Shin available for teaching a course?

Homework


How do I submit homework?

What are the prerequisites and where do I get more information on these prerequisites?
What software and IDE are we going to use in this course?
Where is weekly homework?
Where should I send homework?

Do I get a certificate if I finish all homework?


How do I know homework I sent is received? Can I get some confirmation?
Do I get any response or acknowledgment from instructors regarding my homework?

When is the deadline for all homework tasks?
Can I resubmit homework?
Can I take this course without submitting homework?
Can I submit homework in any order I want (in other words, not in the order of topics specified in the course website)?

How we communicate in this course


Class alias usage guidelines
What are ground rules for posting questions to class email alias?
What is the suggested netiquette for posting to the class email alias?

Do I have to read all the emails on the class alias?
If I choose not to read posts on the class alias, can I unregister myself from the class alias and can still take the class and submit homework?

Are we expecting to have this large number of posts on the class alias as we move on?
Is the class email alias moderated?


Software and IDE



What OS platform can I use to take javapassion.com courses?
Can I use other IDEs other than NetBeans? Why is this course designed with NetBeans in mind?