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If my IDE is so smart, why do I need to cast “clone()”?

My IDE (NetBeans) type checks my Collections while I am typing code. But then, why do I have to cast the returned object of Object.clone()? Which is fine. No harm no foul. But still, I don't ...
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Is it worth it to follow code conventions of Netbeans? [closed]

I am always not able to follow Netbeans default coding conventions like the following Function should be N lines only Method Length is N Lines (M allowed) Warning: Do not Access Superglobal $...
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Java platform vs Source/Binary format settings in Netbeans

I've just wanted to get to know what these particular settings really do: Project Properties -> Libraries -> Java Platform Project Properties -> Sources -> Source/Binary Format After a little bit ...
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Modular application - dependency as separate module?

I have a modular application written in Java based on NetBeans Modules (those details probably aren't so important :-) ) and I'd like to add another module written in Clojure language. Clojure ...
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Organizing code in a 2 man team

I've been working with a buddy of mine on a school project. We forecast it'll take ~2 months, so it isn't a small scale project at all. Communication and splitting the work effectively has been a ...
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Is there any use for layout managers beyond Java? [closed]

I am a beginning programmer and I was recently working on some primitive GUI apps in Java. That's where I encountered different layout managers. I browsed the web and it says that for advanced GUI ...
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Improving the Java development workflow [closed]

I will like to assist my group standardize to a reproducable Java tooling environment that aligns with some good practices to improve on our workflow. We are predominantly a .NET shop that has been ...
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Strategy with using SVN to switch between test and production server. (with maintaining configuration files) [closed]

I would like to know your opinion about my setup right now, how I do things with SVN and if you could find some better solution for me. I'd appreciate it very much if someone could come up with some ...
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How do remote interfaces work with JavaEE and glassfish?

I would like to know what is going on "under the hood" if I use remote interfaces in JavaEE. In the project I use a stateless enterprise bean that implements a remote interface. And I can call methods ...
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How to debug through a swing based application effectively

I am trying to understand how a radio button is created in a Dynamic field by reading from an XML using Netbeans 7.0. I know the radio button is created because of the XML being read from database, ...
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Which past version of Netbeans IDE that has lightness almost equal or better than Eclipse Indigo?

Currently, I'm a long Eclipse user because my past and current companies always deal with eclipse. Recently I met some example java codes created using netbeans. I downloaded and tried Netbeans 7.x ...
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Is there a canonical reference on GUI programming in Java?

I'm practicing Java in Netbeans. Is there a reference out there that's the de-facto standard for describing best practices, design methodologies, and other helpful information on GUI programming in ...
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Is it possible to have an effective VIM environment for both C++ and Python?

I have recently moved to a VIM environment for Python development. I learned the setup from John Anderson's outstanding web page on the subject. I am about to try and set up another VIM environment ...
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Advantages of Scala vs. Groovy with JAVA EE 6 Applications [closed]

Please let me first emphasize that I am not looking for flame wars. I just want advice from people who have real experiences. I started learning JAVA EE 6 as real newbie and am having a difficult ...