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Annotations on an overridden method are ignored in Java 8 reflection? - Good evening folks, I'm trying to plan an upgrade for our application to Java 8, however some unit tests have started failing. There seems to be some differences in how Java 8 handles reflection and annotations. I've tried to describe the problem Gareth W. Oct 22, 2014 8:19 PM
LJC Open Conf - Save the date: Saturday 29th Nov 2014 - Hi, This year we'll be having another awesome open conf, with great speakers, content, food and beer! IBM have kindly agreed to sponsor the event by giving us use of their South Bank forum s Simon M. Oct 22, 2014 4:57 PM
Re: [ljc] Netbeans and setting a run configuration for a single test - Ah perfect, thanks! On Wednesday, 22 October 2014, Richard Kolb < [address removed] > wrote: Martijn V. Oct 22, 2014 8:08 AM
Re: [ljc] Netbeans and setting a run configuration for a single test - When you run a specific test it actually runs : 'netbeans/java/maven/bin/m­vn -Dtest=com.yourcompany.AppTest­#testApp surefire:test' for example For a Maven specific goal, right click on t Richard K. Oct 21, 2014 5:54 PM
Re: [ljc] Netbeans and setting a run configuration for a single test - Almost..... how can I set a -D system variable (or otherwise edit the run configuration) on that focused run?  I'm not sure it's possible in netbeans... Cheers, Martijn Martijn V. Oct 21, 2014 4:44 PM
Re: [ljc] Netbeans and setting a run configuration for a single test - Hi Martijn. Right click inside the test method and select 'Run focused test'. Regards, Richard. On 21 Oct[masked]:30, "Martijn Verburg" < Richard K. Oct 21, 2014 1:35 PM
Netbeans and setting a run configuration for a single test - Hi all, Trying to run a single test in Netbeans and can't seem to set the Run configuration anywhere (like you can in Eclipse).  Anyone know how to do this? Martijn V. Oct 21, 2014 12:29 PM
Fwd: [adopt-a-jsr] Meet the JCP EC Candidates call on Thursday - Hi all, This is a really important call so you can hear who will join us on the Java Standards body.  As a reminder, we're one of the three user groups that are on the standards body and we vote and help steer the di Martijn V. Oct 20, 2014 4:13 PM
Fwd: [javaee-spec users] Expert Group formation - JSR 367 - Java API for JSON Binding - Hi all, If you'd like to have a major say in how the JSON-B std is going to work in Java, please see the details below. Cheers, Martijn ---------- Martijn V. Oct 20, 2014 12:52 PM
Re: My blog post about the OpenJDK hackday in London - Good point Mani - in the future feel free to give us all a nudge via this list if you want a re-tweet for your blog links etc. It's always good to promote this stuff to the community at-large :-) Best wishes, Daniel On 17/10/[masked]:35, Man Daniel B. Oct 17, 2014 11:56 AM
Re: [ljc] Re: My blog post about the OpenJDK hackday in London - Hi Julius (all) This is very good! Thanks for taking the time to write this up :-) Daniel B. Oct 17, 2014 11:53 AM
Re: My blog post about the OpenJDK hackday in London - Hi Julius, Great stuff!  Some small nitpicks.  OpenJDK is usually captilised as I have with the start of this sentence.  And we typically refer to it as OpenJDK as opposed to "the OpenJDK" Martijn V. Oct 16, 2014 11:57 AM
GeekOut UK Community Night - Hey Folks, For those of you who have already signed up to the community event, we're really looking forward to welcoming you to some free pizza, craft beers, a mini unconference AND the first live physical vJUG ses Simon M. Oct 15, 2014 1:16 AM
Re: [ljc] Unable to compile code using generics under 8u20 but builds under 8u05 - Okay, thanks. I've raised the issue on the jdk8u-dev mailing list [1] and I'll await an answer. Cheers, Will. 1 http://mail Will M. Oct 13, 2014 1:57 PM
Re: [ljc] Unable to compile code using generics under 8u20 but builds under 8u05 - Hi Will, Interestingly my Eclipse IDE doesn't complain although it does fail on the CL build.  In terms of getting an actual answer, I'd try the 8u-dev mailing list at openjdk.ja Martijn V. Oct 13, 2014 1:00 PM
Fwd: vJBUG on Arquillian - Upcoming vJBUG that might be of interest if you're doing Java EE and Arquillian: Martijn V. Oct 8, 2014 3:36 PM
Unable to compile code using generics under 8u20 but builds under 8u05 - Hi all, I've got a piece of code which will compile fine on JDK 8u05 but fails to compile [1] on JDK 8u20; a minimal test case is at the bottom of this email. I know that there were changes around generic w Will M. Oct 8, 2014 11:43 AM
My blog about sizeof - Hi All, I've re-started my java.net blog after a few dormant years, you might find it interesting. https://weblogs.java.net/blog/­jacksjpt/archive/2014/10/07/fi­nding-right-java-sizeof-was-on­e-my-first-tasks-nexmo Cheers -Jack Jack S. Oct 7, 2014 10:31 PM
Win a Ticket to Devoxx - Dominika T. Oct 7, 2014 2:00 PM
JavaOne Roundup - Hi everyone, I was acting as the InfoQ dedicated reporter at JavaOne last week. Here are some links to my coverage: Cloudbees exit the PaaS business & resign from the JCP EC: http://www.infoq.com/news/2014­/09/CloudbeesExitPAASResignEC Eclipse a Ben E. Oct 6, 2014 6:20 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - From the article linked to: "Value is determined by cash premium, or money that is added to a paycheck in the form a bonus." So it looks like it comes on top due to it being c robert a. Oct 6, 2014 9:45 AM
RE: [ljc] Swing - Hi all, JavaFX comes top in a recent poll Jon H. Oct 3, 2014 7:10 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - We develop and distribute a Swing app - it's a print interceptor allowing forwarding to our application server. A bit difficult to write that as a "modern web app". Last I looked at JavaFX there were as many people moaning abo James G. Oct 2, 2014 3:30 PM
Re: [ljc] The 'Developer Sessions' are back... and they're coming to a pub near you! - Preview not available Barry C. Oct 1, 2014 11:03 AM
Fwd: Security News from JavaOne - Hi all, For those who don't know - Milton is directly responsible for having dramatically reduced the security holes in Java over the past 18 months after the last set of major security flaws were exposed.  Although Martijn V. Sep 29, 2014 11:52 PM
Re: [ljc] The 'Developer Sessions' are back... and they're coming to a pub near you! - I would add a +1 for Hammersmith. In fact, I would venture a bit further and even say Chiswick :) However, I think the nex Abraham Marín P. Sep 29, 2014 2:51 PM
Re: [ljc] The 'Developer Sessions' are back... and they're coming to a pub near you! - What about the whereabouts of Waterloo and Hammersmith? Just my 2¢. On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 11:07 AM, Barry Cranford < Ingo H. Sep 29, 2014 11:17 AM
Re: [ljc] The 'Developer Sessions' are back... and they're coming to a pub near you! - Pimlico is a nice area, with plenty of pubs and right behind Victoria... On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 11:07 AM, Barry Cranford < Antonio Di F. Sep 29, 2014 11:09 AM
Re: [ljc] The 'Developer Sessions' are back... and they're coming to a pub near you! - Preview not available Barry C. Sep 29, 2014 11:04 AM
Re: [ljc] SVN Vs. Git (Was: Approach for version control in SVN) - Thank you all for the responses... Appreciate it. It gave me a good perspective about this approach I could adopt. On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 12:18 PM, David Dawson Suresh S M. Sep 28, 2014 4:40 AM
Re: [ljc] Some bits & pieces about Java 9 - They were very interesting. Thanks for the links, Ben. In general, I really like it when people email their blog posts and articles to the list. Keep it up, folks. And may I say you look very dashing in tha Samir T. Sep 26, 2014 10:56 AM
Some bits & pieces about Java 9 - Hi, I thought some of the group might be interested in some of my recent posts about Java 9: Java Modularity: www.infoq.com/news/2014/09/Ret­urnJavaModularity Some new Java 9 APIs: http://oreil.ly/1r7nr9a A bit more about JSON: http://www.info Ben E. Sep 25, 2014 5:51 PM
Re: [ljc] The 'Developer Sessions' are back... and they're coming to a pub near you! - Preview not available Anji C. Sep 25, 2014 5:42 PM
Fwd: Code Club Pro needs you! - Hi All, Attached is some information on a very worthwhile cause!  Code Club is a rapidly growing programme in the UK and around the world to teach kids to code.  If you've always felt like passing on your knowledge Martijn V. Sep 25, 2014 2:21 PM
Re: [ljc] SVN Vs. Git (Was: Approach for version control in SVN) - I'm going to reply by spinning the question on its head: "Why is multiple branch strategy so much easier in git than svn?" Because git was designed to have branching as a first-cla Ben E. Sep 25, 2014 1:43 PM
Re: [ljc] SVN Vs. Git (Was: Approach for version control in SVN) - Speaking only from my own experience, the Git and SVN data models are totally different, and that's where the big hiccups appear in merges. In SVN, you make a merge across from a branch, fix a conflict, continue devel David D. Sep 25, 2014 1:03 PM
Re: [ljc] SVN Vs. Git (Was: Approach for version control in SVN) - > Just out of interest, why is the multiple branch strategy so much more problematic/difficult/error prone in SVN rather than git? Basically just because Git is *much* better at merging than SVN. Cheers, Ian. -- #ifndef __COMMON_SENSE__ #incl Ian P. Sep 25, 2014 1:00 PM
SVN Vs. Git (Was: Approach for version control in SVN) - I've only used SVN in a single branch strategy and only used git with multiple branches. Just out of interest, why is the multiple branch strategy so much more problematic/difficult/error prone in SVN rather tha James B. Sep 25, 2014 9:54 AM
Re: [ljc] Reg: Approach for version control in SVN - Hi, Also, Atlassian's "Getting Git Right" tutorials are quite neat and contain a section on "Migrating to Git from SVN" https://www Charles T. Sep 24, 2014 12:54 PM
Re: [ljc] Reg: Approach for version control in SVN - Assuming that you can't move to git (e.g. if you are working in an environment with approved technology lists, such as a defense contractor) then I would suggest your approach 2. With the first approach you will have robert a. Sep 24, 2014 12:46 PM
Re: [ljc] Reg: Approach for version control in SVN - Hi Suresh, In addition to Ben's advice about the move to Git you might find the following useful: Streamed Lines: Branching Patterns for Parallel Software Development:  Ged B. Sep 24, 2014 11:58 AM
Re: [ljc] Reg: Approach for version control in SVN - If SVN is mandated in some way by your infrastructure, you can use SVN as a kind-of upstream origin to git. http://stacko James B. Sep 24, 2014 10:45 AM
Re: [ljc] Reg: Approach for version control in SVN - For this use case: Move to git immediately. The pain from moving version control systems is dwarfed by the pain you will save by trying to bend svn to a use case it is fundamentally not designed for. Ben Ben E. Sep 24, 2014 10:37 AM
Reg: Approach for version control in SVN - Hi All, I wanted to hear from members here on this group as to what would be the ideal way to manage the releases of a code base under the following circumstances. We have many parallel releases going Suresh S M. Sep 23, 2014 11:01 PM
The 'Developer Sessions' are back... and they're coming to a pub near you! - Preview not available Barry C. Sep 22, 2014 2:48 PM
Re: [ljc] Call for Mentors at events in October, November and December - Preview not available Barry C. Sep 19, 2014 11:17 AM
Re: [ljc] Just 40 GeekOut UK tickets remaining - Hey Simon, are there any discounts for students? Bujanca M. Sep 17, 2014 5:34 PM
Just 40 GeekOut UK tickets remaining - Hey, Just to let you know we only have around 40 or so tickets remaining for GeekOut UK on Oct 16th. The event is based on developer productivity and we'll be talking about a number of different ways you can impro Simon M. Sep 17, 2014 1:03 PM
Winner Announced - 48HR RAFFLE: Pair of Tickets - Span London 2014 - Oct 28th - Barbican Centre - Anji C. Sep 17, 2014 9:14 AM
Events from our Partners - LJC - Preview not available Maggie C. Sep 16, 2014 1:28 PM
Re: [ljc] (Pre-release) book recommendation - Hey Ben,  thanks for sharing. This book looks pretty interesting indeed! Max On 16 September[masked]:11, Ben Summers < Massimiliano T. Sep 16, 2014 1:28 PM
Re: [ljc] Call for Mentors at events in October, November and December - Preview not available Daniel B. Sep 16, 2014 9:33 AM
(Pre-release) book recommendation - Hello, A good friend of mine is writing a book about databases. But it's quite a different book than you might expect, it's about giving the reader enough theory to understand how to think about data in their application, and how to pick the right wa Ben S. Sep 16, 2014 9:12 AM
Re: [ljc] Call for Mentors at events in October, November and December - Hi Barry, Similar here, November is especially packed (3 conferences on 2 continents), but I m Werner K. Sep 15, 2014 7:53 PM
Re: [ljc] Call for Mentors at events in October, November and December - Hi Barry, My October is filling up quickly, but I think I'll be able to participate in November. Abraham Marín P. Sep 15, 2014 6:41 PM
Re: [ljc] Call for Mentors at events in October, November and December - Hi Barry, I've done one of these events before (for a different body) and would be happy to help out as a mentor. My bio is on this page  http://openhft.net/about- Daniel S. Sep 15, 2014 1:03 PM
Re: [ljc] Call for Mentors at events in October, November and December - Preview not available Barry C. Sep 14, 2014 2:26 PM
Call for Mentors at events in October, November and December - Preview not available Barry C. Sep 14, 2014 2:17 PM
Re: [ljc] Java FX [was Swing] - On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 10:33 AM, Russel Winder wrote: > On Mon,[masked] at 09:00 -0400, Ben Evans wrote: >> JavaFX would be my default choice for building new rich GUIs these days. >> >> The combination of Nashorn + JavaFX m Ben E. Sep 12, 2014 12:59 PM
Re: [ljc] Java FX [was Swing] - On Mon,[masked] at 09:00 -0400, Ben Evans wrote: > JavaFX would be my default choice for building new rich GUIs these days. > > The combination of Nashorn + JavaFX makes a pretty compelling story IMO. You will user GroovyFX, you will ignore Nash Russel W. Sep 11, 2014 8:08 PM
Winner Announced - 48HR RAFFLE: 1x Ticket to Code Mesh Conference London - 3-5 November - Preview not available Anji C. Sep 11, 2014 11:32 AM
Change to event - Additional talk added - "Tests Need Love Too: Common Reasons Unit Tests Are Brittle" - Presented by Colin Vipurs - Preview not available Anji C. Sep 11, 2014 10:57 AM
RE: [ljc] Swing - Just to add to this, in my previous job we had a whole suite Andy D. Sep 11, 2014 9:43 AM
Re: [ljc] Swing - Hi, Richard W. Sep 10, 2014 4:23 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - Hi Kiran, JavaFX portability is good. You can even put JavaFX apps into the Mac App Store:  Ged B. Sep 10, 2014 3:41 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - I am just following up this thread about Swing, and would like ask people if someone is Sergio V. Sep 10, 2014 1:39 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - I haven't used it in anger yet, but it seems to work well on Mac (dev environment) and Windows (it will be our prod environment). But it's too earl Sandro M. Sep 10, 2014 12:35 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - Hi Trisha, Swing is older and hasn´t jobs, it's better Java FX don´t lose your time with Swing. On Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 5:39 PM, Trisha German F. Sep 10, 2014 12:31 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - Hi Kiran, JavaFX is developed alongside OpenJDK, so it should run everywhere OpenJDK runs, and where a GUI interface would make sense. Thanks, Ben Ben E. Sep 10, 2014 12:19 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - Hi Sandro, is JavaFX portable please across different OS ? Also as per featu Popeye Sep 10, 2014 11:46 AM
Re: [ljc] Swing - OpenJFX (the open source implementation of JavaFX) is easy to build and install into OpenJDK 8 or 9: https://gist.github.com/chrisw­hocodes/c5ca0766ded3046691f0 With OpenJDK 7 (the version currently bundled with most *nix distros) you're going to hav Chris N. Sep 10, 2014 10:03 AM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - Hi all, Thanks for all the great suggestions. There is plenty of reading there to keep me busy. I've also signed up for Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 1 on Coursera. Lee S. Sep 9, 2014 9:22 PM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - Yup I agree, the Thomas Cormen book is a veritable bible for algorithm references and refreshing knowledge. h Sahil S. Sep 9, 2014 12:58 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - Hi Andy,  there's a mainlist list about the open source JavaFX aka OpenJFX : Filipe P. Sep 9, 2014 12:35 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - While it did look like Swing was dead and long forgotten by Oracle, there has been a large number of Swing changes for JDK9 (ok, any number >0 is large for swing :-) ).  Looks mainly to do with generics being finally added and code Andy H. Sep 9, 2014 11:04 AM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - Hi Lee, This one by Richard Buckland is pretty good too. I love the way he presents the concepts and his sense of humour too :) https Suresh S M. Sep 9, 2014 7:33 AM
Re: [ljc] Swing - We are starting a new project for a client next week. It is a desktop app (yes, it needs to be). Having worked a lot with AWT and Swing in a distant past, we decided to use JavaFX instead.  I played with JavaFX (Java 8) Sandro M. Sep 9, 2014 1:15 AM
Re: [ljc] Java FX [was Swing] - On my side, I'm quite happy with SWT. It's still alive and kicking, although I wonder if in the future JavaFX might take some "market share" from it. The biggest difference between SWT and Swing/Java Bruno M. Sep 8, 2014 5:18 PM
Re: [ljc] Netbeans? - Oh, I see. Yes those are common to any IDE with an extensive plug-in system (Eclipse included then). There are some things that can be done to mitigate it (from and IDE plug-in system design point-of-view), but never really totally prev Bruno M. Sep 8, 2014 4:04 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - I am aware of a swing app, in active dev, that is used by real electric engineers. Devs are playing with javafx, but it's swing and netbeans rcp now. Cheers, Andrzej Andrzej G. Sep 8, 2014 3:29 PM
Re: [ljc] Java FX [was Swing] - Preview not available Bruno S. Sep 8, 2014 3:00 PM
Re: [ljc] Java FX [was Swing] - JavaFX would be my default choice for building new rich GUIs these days. The combination of Nashorn + JavaFX makes a pretty compelling story IMO. On Mon, S Ben E. Sep 8, 2014 1:58 PM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - +1 to Introduction to Algorithms. Don't be put off by the title. Every working Java developer should have the majority of the information in this book immediately at their fingertips. Ben E. Sep 8, 2014 1:54 PM
Re: [ljc] IMPT: Draft Sponsorship Documents - Hi Jon, Agreed - Mark Hazell has kindly offered to formally write up the benefits of being an LJC sponsor (at level X) and having *relevant technical* posts to threads on this mailing list is one of them. Martijn V. Sep 8, 2014 1:51 PM
Re: [ljc] Java FX [was Swing] - As Trisha says... This isn't about Swing vs some other rich component framework, it's about rich frameworks in general vs web interfaces. But if you were going to do something new in a rich framework, and you were Kevin W. Sep 8, 2014 11:54 AM
Re: [ljc] Java FX [was Swing] - My personal opinion is that Oracle seem to be pushing JavaFX pretty hard. I'm not in that space myself so don't know enough to measure its viability, so I'd be very interested in the answers to Stephen's questions. Having be Trisha Sep 8, 2014 11:33 AM
Java FX [was Swing] - My question would be "why not JavaFX"? With Java SE 8, the authors of Java FX believe it to be ready for use as a replacement for swing, and there are no real plans for improving/extending swing. Are peopl Stephen Sep 8, 2014 10:04 AM
Re: [ljc] Swing - We have a small swing app for the administrator console of our NoSQL database. Swing is still viable but development is painful and dull IMHO. Scala-Swing can ease that quite a bit. But depending on your needs I would suggest investigating us Adam R. Sep 8, 2014 9:58 AM
Re: [ljc] Swing - Thanks all for your very helpful feedback. It seems Swing is still used out in the wild, and there are large and useful implementations currently in production. The follow-up question would be, sh Trisha Sep 8, 2014 9:55 AM
Re: [ljc] Swing - I'm working on a large portfolio management system using Swing and several smaller applications also using Swing. Personally I'd prefer to see these applications move over to JavaFX but Swing works well enough and the inertia is lar robert a. Sep 8, 2014 9:29 AM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - A few good resources: Code: 100 Java Algorithms (from the book "Algorithms") The book is good, but if you want to focus on the code, you can download it here: http://algs4.cs.princeton.edu/­code/ another eBook: http://books.google.com.br/bo Bruno S. Sep 7, 2014 7:44 PM
Re: [ljc] Swing - Hi Trisha, Sergio V. Sep 7, 2014 3:48 PM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - On Sat,[masked] at 08:29 -0400, Lee Smith wrote: > Hi all, > > Can anyone recommend a good book on algorithms that would suit someone > who needs to refresh and improve upon what was learned too many years > ago at university, perhaps with a pote Russel W. Sep 7, 2014 11:08 AM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - Hi Lee, I assume you have a good theoretical foundation of algorithms if you already studied this at university - you already know to pick the appropriate one for a particular problem (say quicksort, radixsort, mergesort Dinuk W. Sep 7, 2014 10:33 AM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - Hi Lee, I had the same need and am reading http://algs4.cs.prince­ton.edu/home/, Algorithms, 4th Edition by Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne. Very nice book so far. -- Ingo Hoffmann -----Original Message----- From: Lee Smith Ingo H. Sep 7, 2014 8:36 AM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - This might involve more work than you'd like to put in, but there's a free coursera course just started: https://www.coursera.org/cours­e/algs4partI Martin C. Sep 6, 2014 11:02 PM
RE: [ljc] IMPT: Draft Sponsorship Documents - I think it would be good to mention this mailing list, there Jon H. Sep 6, 2014 8:21 PM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - Schaum's Outline of Principles of Computer Science, check the Algorithms chapt johann r. Sep 6, 2014 7:59 PM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - HI Lee, I know online website which has a very good collection of algorithms. Please find the below link for the same. htt Binit B. Sep 6, 2014 6:51 PM
Re: [ljc] Algorithms - I would recommend the classic "Introduction to Algorithms" and " Programming Interviews Exposed" On 6 Sep[masked]:28, "Lee Smith" < smithleej@g Sleiman J. Sep 6, 2014 4:46 PM

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