This "stupid question" is about calling a superclass' constructor in your subclass' constructor and why you can only do it in your first statement.
September 26, 2006
Thomas Kuenneth shows how to implement JSR-223 to make scripting languages accessible from Java.
September 21, 2006
Robert Miller spells out the practices that will keep your code understandable, maintainable, and extensible.
August 24, 2006
David E. Karam introduces a robust content management system, Current CMS, recently open-sourced on java.net.
August 15, 2006
This "stupid question" is about the use of the "Java" name in open-source projects, Web sites, companies, and more.
August 10, 2006
Brian Agnew introduces JXPath, which allows you to use an XPath-style syntax to locate and retrieve objects from deeply-nested structures.
August 3, 2006
This "stupid question" is about about questions themselves: Where is the best place to go for answers to Java questions?
August 1, 2006
Stephen B. Morris shows how to use aspect-oriented programming (AOP) to provide internationalization of existing code.
July 25, 2006
Johannes Broadwall looks at how to implement lazy loading--objects that don't contain all of their data until they need to go get it.
July 18, 2006
S. E. Morris pushes the client-side features of the Google Web Toolkit by creating client-only apps that use scrolling, animation, mouse tracking, and more.
June 27, 2006
This "stupid question" is about JAR files. I know I can put all my classes in a JAR file, but what else does it do for me?
June 15, 2006
Binildas C. A. shows how to use Tomcat to create web applications that withstand high loads of concurrent users.
June 6, 2006