Java is a high-level, platform-independent, object-oriented programming language originally developed by Sun Microsystems. Java is currently owned by Oracle, which purchased Sun in 2010.

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Should use case/interactor `execute` method accept parameters

In most examples of clean architecture (Android projects mostly, though) I've noticed that the use-case/interactor classes (units that encapsulate a feature) often share base class/interface, like ...
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JSON API or Plain JSON

There is a debate in my company on whether we should use the JSON API specification or stick to plain JSON for developing APIs that will be consumed by mobile apps, mainly iOS and Android. One ...
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Parameter objects place holder?

If a method has too many parameters, the suggestion is to convert them into a parameter object. Where to place such parameter objects? in domain/entity classes package? or if I have a separate package ...
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Java Ellipses Signature for Multiple Parmeters

Firstly, I am studying function with new type of signature and body, and in this code, I want to know, what type of object is values? It doesn't appear to be an array of strings based on my ...
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Java/OOP-Book for functional programmer [on hold]

I'm a functional programmer (mostly Haskell) and have some experience with OOP - I know how inheritance, overloading, ... work, also I have experience with low-level procedural languages like C. I'm ...
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Concept analysis: using a Java ServerSocket to let an Android phone and server communicate?

I have an idea for an application that will not be published to the public Play Store. My friends will need to be able to log in from their Android phone to view certain data that cannot be viewed by ...
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Why avoid Java Inheritance “Extends”

Jame Gosling said “You should avoid implementation inheritance whenever possible.” and instead, use interface inheritance. But why? How can we avoid inheriting the structure of an object using ...
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A very basic question about whether I should check for null and throw NPE? [duplicate]

Consider the below method- public void operationOnList(List<String> list) { list.add(1); } It is obvious that if l is null this method will throw a NullPointerException. My question is ...
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Proper workaround for multiple inheritence in Java (Android)

I have a conceptual problem with a proper implementation of code which seems require multiple inheritance, that would not be a problem in many OO languages, but as the project is for Android, there ...
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NoSQL in Java Enterprise Application

I'm planning a large scale enterprise application that requires reliability and standardization comfort that Java EE provides. At the same time, I'm wondering if I go for Java EE, will I be able to ...
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How can I prepare myself for programming in PhD research? [on hold]

My background is in Computer Science but I'm not practising programming since a long time so I only remember how to decalre a variable and assign it a value (in Java). In 6 months time I'm going to ...
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Embedding custom business logic using Javascript in Java application

We have an application where the front-end is completely rendered dynamically. The web page is stored as JSON in the database. A simple JSON to display input field with a label is as follows: { ...
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Why do I need to declare virtual functions as such?

Example: We have a base class Base and three subclasses which all implement their own version of doSomething(). In an intermediate function f(Base b), we want to call the relevant version of ...
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Twitter login through javascript [on hold]

I want to write only JavaScript code for twitter login and fetch logged user information like screen name , user link URL , user location etc.
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Is it OK to do IO inside java 8 streams?

Example to question in title: List<UUID> ids = dao1.getContactsOfUser(userId); List<String> contact_names = ids.stream .map(uid -> dao2.getContactByUid(uid)) //is it ok? ...
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Inheritance and Parcels

In Android development, we have Parcelable interface. Since I wish to build Data Models that will run on multiple apps and services (not just Android), I would like to add two jar libs that will share ...
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Does programming language matters for a developer? [on hold]

I have close to 3 years of experience in Java + PHP. I want to know : 1) Does being a specialist expert in one programming language important ? or 2) Being good at problem solving, algorithms is more ...
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Passing and returning domain object in create method

We have this bean with two properties: ContainerImage + name (final, not null) + id (null) Then there is this method: ContainerImage create(ContainerImage containerImage); It receives ...
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Is this indexed approach to java rts game development valid and how can I improve it?

I have class GameState laid out to basically hold an Array of Players, an Array of StarSystems, and a few other fields that need to persist from save to save. Each GameObject keeps track of its own ...
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J-Boss, Jackson, RESTEasy: what do these RESTful tools do?

I'm sure that question seems very asinine. I understand the purpose of these sorts of tools is to… Remove an unnecessary outer layer of Java servlet code that can be replaced by annotations. Handle ...
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Composable concurrency in Java or any other programming language

While I was reading a research paper on concurrency named Software and the Concurrency Revolution (html version). I came across following lines: Unfortunately, although locks work, they pose ...
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Biggest palindromic number which is a product of two 3 digit numbers [on hold]

I've got to find the biggest palindromic number which is a product of two 3 digit numbers. I wrote a program for it in Java but something is going wrong. Here is the program I've written. public ...
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Choice of variable names and types in graph algorithm

I am learning algorithms and data structures from this awesome resource Algorithms. Rather than doing dry reading I am trying to re-write all the code myself so that I can learn coding as well as ...
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Why isn't there a primitive “complex number” type in Java?

Does anyone know why something like http://www.ipd.uka.de/JavaParty/cj/#Down was never completed and integrated into mainline java? This seems like a no-brainer... I realize the java gawds dont want ...
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Placing preconditions in the right place

I am trying to figure out the best way to define the responsibility of checking preconditions. Let's consider the following case: we have an Event class representing a sports event and a Matchup ...
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Designing validation classes

This is a follow-up of this question. I decided to implement what the accepted answer suggests, however, I realized I also needed individual public methods for each member the entity to be validated ...
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Open Closed principle in design patterns

I am bit confused about how Open Closed principle can be applied in real life. Requirement in any business changes over the time. According to Open-Closed principle you should extend the class instead ...
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How to setup multiple queries with slight differences

I'm writing a page that will show the user statistical data about some of our products. Basically the user can get results between a specific time frame, and also add on other data to lookup by. For ...
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What are the limitations of Java exception approach to errors?

Please ignore performance issues, I am interesting in data flow, safety, modelling, reasoning. I wonder what are the limitations of exception approach to error reporting implemented like in Java ...
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Packaging a HTML,JS,CSS project within an application for security.

We have a project which is designed with html,css and JS. For demonstration purposes, we have integrated the project inside a JavaFX app in the webkit browser and from there we are just loading the ...
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JEE MVC, controller calls the interface instead of the interface implementation

I'm following this tutorial: http://wiki4.caucho.com/Building_a_simple_listing_in_JSP It creates a basic web application in Eclipse using the MVC pattern with Resin as the web container. Here's the ...
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When we need to serialize an exception

I have been developing in Java since 8 months, and I didn't face a case where I went to serialize an exception, I'm asking because I saw the serialVersionUID and how Eclipse advise to add it ...
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Dependency injection: should I use a framework?

I have recently worked on a Python project where we did dependency injection heavily (because we must in order for the app to be testable), but we didn't use any framework. At times it was a little ...
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Implementing logging interceptor next to BeanPostProcessors and BeanNameAutoProxyCreator

I want to implement simple mechanism based on annotation on method in different classes. The case is, that I have some beans created as a proxies with transaction interceptors like this: <bean ...
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Passing a private member collection to another class

Suppose I have a Map which is a private member variable of my class A. In the same class I create an instance of class B, call it objB, by passing the map to B's constructor. Obviously this is ...
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Managing resource paths in source code

I suspect this is something that many of you have dealt with, and I'm certain there's articles on how to do it, but I can't seem to find them. My problem is that my various constant classes in Java ...
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Best Communication strategy for monitoring dashboard

I have a requirement where I need to display certain stats on Admin Dashboard in my web application (Angular+Java). These stats (transnational data) are being generated on different servers (connected ...
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C++ vs Java: Pointing to Objects

In Java: private State current_state; As "State" is a superclass, I can then assign subclass objects to current_state, effectively making current_state point to a different object: current_state = ...
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Creating Instances from same SuperClass Object

I have 3 subclasses (LowState, MediumState, HighState) which derive from the same superclass (State). Within the superclass, State, I have declared several variables which need to be accessed and ...
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JOptionPane check dialog to a String [closed]

So basically I want a input dialog to open up then, the user writes out an input. After that I check it to a String, if the String match I show them a message Dialog "Correct", if not show a message ...
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How to efficiently handle related data in MVC?

Talking about MVC with servlets and JSP's, in a context about products and manufacturers , when querying the application for a list of products: the servlet loads a list of products from the ...
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Better way to model parallel implementations of specialised collection-like types

I am working with some wrappers for selection widgets on the web (in Selenium). They each have one "parent" type that represent the widget and another type for the options. Two interfaces are created ...
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Avoid too complex method - Cyclomatic Complexity

Not sure how to go about this method to reduce Cyclomatic Complexity. Sonar reports 13 whereas 10 is expected. I am sure nothing harm in leaving this method as it is, however, just challenging me how ...
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How to store many global variables?

I have around 30 not-changing "objects" (the amount of them is final, no more can be added or removed). Each object has an id as well as some booleans describing what the object is and what it isn't. ...
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Could Java XYZ implement (limited) Operator Overloading without breaking backwards compatibility?

Recently, I've been learning a bit more of C++ and the dangers and uses of operator overloading, and the readability boost it provides to arithmetic types (like Complex numbers). A while ago, I was ...
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Certificate Subject Name Filtering - Glassfish [closed]

We have an issue with our glassfish server which should only be trusting certificates with an appropriate Distinguished Name, Subject values - corresponding to certs added to the trust store. ...
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Cyclic dependency in this project design

I have 2 modules (containing multiple classes). Let's call them Module A and Module B. Module B has a dependency on Module A: Module B -> Module A. Now, I have created an utility class C, which A ...
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Exporting huge data into XLS in a web application [closed]

I am developing a web application in Java/J2EE, in which I have export functionality. I have used Jasper for the same. The issue is when trying to export a huge set of data it is consuming a lot of ...
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Naming conventions clashes when using postgres with jpa [duplicate]

I am using a jpa implementation which basically works on annotations with postgres database The postgres standards for naming field names is snake_case where as it is camelCase in java is there any ...
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Is it strange for a Builder object to have getter methods?

I have a fairly complex immutable data type that I'm using a builder object to instantiate. Currently, I have a setup where I parse a file, setting various fields in my builder, and then build the ...