This "stupid question" is about when to use inheritance and when to offer an interface.
October 13, 2005
The karma framework, along with its object-persisting partner karma-jcr, helps you get database-based web applications up quickly. Project founder Oliver Kiessler shows how to get started.
September 29, 2005
September 23, 2005
Jeff Friesen introduces BlueJ, which teaches Java without the non-OO hassles by providing a visual environment for creating, relating, and modifying classes and objects.
July 21, 2005
Raphael Mudge introduces Sleep, a Perl-like language that combines Perl's flexibility with access to Java classes and objects.
July 14, 2005
Clark D. Richey, Jr. introduces the StopLight framework, which allows for programmatic control of tasks in a cluster.
June 16, 2005
Lu Jian shows how to use the java.net PatchExpert project to make updates to already-deployed code.
May 24, 2005
Jeff Friesen draws on nearly ten years of coding in Java to show some
of most surprising features and hazards of Java and how to deal with
May 17, 2005
S. W. Eran Chinthaka introduces he AXIOM object model of Apache Axis 2, whose option of "deferred building" allows you to parse some of an XML file without getting all of it, and to enjoy both event-based and document-based access.
May 10, 2005
This "stupid question" is about how to best organize your classes in packages.
May 5, 2005
Thomas Kunneth explains Java's scheme for finding and loading classes outside of core Java, and how to extend this for convenience.
April 26, 2005