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I've been programming for way too long.

Notes to self :-

  1. Never post to a question that begins with So.
  2. Never get into a discussion about Big-Oh.

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comment Is it possible to antialias existing lines, circles, text, etc. of a single color?
Whatever applies best to your problem space - try here for some more general ideas.
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comment Is it possible to antialias existing lines, circles, text, etc. of a single color?
You may be looking for a Convolution - by far the easiest way to implement anti-aliasing.
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revised Does it make sense to split up an existing multi-method interface into several single method interfaces just to take advantage of lambdas?
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answered Does it make sense to split up an existing multi-method interface into several single method interfaces just to take advantage of lambdas?
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answered What can be done when you are the only person to care about consistency?
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comment What's wrong with comments that explain complex code?
BTW - The Has it run yet comment is referring to the Future and indicates that a get() followed by a check against null detects whether the Future has already been run - correctly documenting the intent rather than the process.
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comment What's wrong with comments that explain complex code?
@gnasher729 - Taken out of context almost any comment will be useless - this code is a demonstration of adding comments that indicate intent rather than attempting to describe. I am sorry that it does nothing for you.
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answered What's wrong with comments that explain complex code?
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comment Why is there no deterministic object destruction in Java?
@Cerad - When the balloon bursts in the upper atmosphere the Helium is returned to nature. How arrogant of you to suggest that mankind should retain control - surely that would be the leak! :D
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comment Why is there no deterministic object destruction in Java?
@NJones - Indeed you can but you have to do it in a specific way to make it happen. Just leaving things attached to other things isn't enough - you have to leave them attached to a running thread or class loader. Just letting go is almost always enough.
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comment Primes and multi-threading
There's an excellent article here covering several techniques for multi-threading prime calculation.
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answered Fields vs method arguments