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  1. Trying to convert to nonblocking sockets - ca SocketChannel and DataInputStream mesh?

    I'm trying to send and receive messages over sockets using non-blocking sockets. I found the following example (http://www.exampledepot.com/egs/java.nio/NbClientSocket.html):

    {code}
    // Creates a...
  2. Re: Best/easiest way to incorporate JasperReports via Eclipse? Is it possible?

    I'll try that, thanks; as for the JasperSoft forum*, of my 5 posts, although I've gotten 67 views, I've only had 1 reply, and that was from myself. Holy circular referential integrity (or lack...
  3. Best/easiest way to incorporate JasperReports via Eclipse? Is it possible?

    I want to create a project in Eclipse that will include a JasperReports element (at least one Jasper Report), so I need to access/include the JasperReports library files.

    Can I do this using the...
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    RFC - Java/SQL Server Reporting tools

    Hello, I'm looking for [Subject/Title]

    Must be free/open-source. I need to extract data from a MS SQL Server database and design typical reports containing summations, groups, etc. Later it will...
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    RFC - Development laptop

    Without breaking the bank, what laptop do y'all recommend for Java (specifically, Android) development?

    I'm considering a Acer AS7741G-6426...thoughts?
  6. What in pan-fried sea snakes is a "proposal computer"?

    I get this warning message in my Error Log window:

    The 'org.eclipse.mylyn.java.ui.javaAllCompletionProposalComputer' proposal computer from the 'org.eclipse.mylyn.java.ui' plug-in did not complete...
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    I'm trying to open a "FileOpenDialog"

    I'm trying to open a "FileOpenDialog" but am getting two err msgs:

    1) openFileButton cannot be resolved or is not a field RTTCPSortSimMain.java

    2) RTTCPSortSimMain cannot be resolved to a...
  8. Simple TCP utility failing right out the gate

    I'm trying to set up TCP communications between two machines, but for now (in the initial/testing phase) am using localhost.

    Can anybody see why I'm getting these msgs in the Console (all I'm...
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    Re: Place form in center of screen

    Okay, one of the replies here gave me a clue: I had to move the code in question AFTER the "setSize()" for it to work. Now the sun is shining, the birds are singing again, &c.

    ...
  10. My controls/components look like Freddie the Freeloader arranged them

    How can I arrange my components on the panel/frame so that they align?

    As it is, they look like some drunk cat just scattered them across the monitor.
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    Re: Place form in center of screen

    I guess I'm new enough that I don't understand the question, so I'll just provide the entire class:
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    Re: Place form in center of screen

    It is in "go":

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    Re: Place form in center of screen

    By "getX()" I meant getWidth() and getHeight().

    The code snippet above won't compile; I get,
    (and similar err msgs for getWidth() and setLocation().

    I also tried this:
    ...
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    Re: Place form in center of screen

    I found this on a similar thread:

    Dimension d = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getScreenSize();
    int left = (d.width - this.getWidth()) / 2;
    int top = (d.height - this.getHeight()) /...
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    Place form in center of screen

    My form is wedged against the NW corner of my screen; I want it in the middle. In fact, I will always want the main form (in every project) in the middle. How can I make that the default behavior?
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    Re: Is it really this retro?

    <<The new Eclipse Indigo release packages the Window Designer package which allows you to easily design Swing and SWT apps.>>

    That's what I downloaded, and looking through the menu items, it...
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    Is it really this retro?

    I've just gotten started with Java, coming from the Delphi and C# (WPF) world.

    So far I've only seen examples of programmatically creating components. Is it really so that there is no "Toolbox"...
  18. Thread: MIDI files?

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    MIDI files?

    I'm not sure if this is the best forum, but: is there a repository of MIDI files somewhere that are free to use?

    I'm thinking old songs, traditional tunes, etc.

    Are they stored in xml, so they...
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    Need TCP help

    I am new to Java, but not new to programming, having been previously a Delphi, then C# developer.

    I need to write a utility that will send messages to, and receive messages from, another machine...
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    Yo, dudes and dudettes

    I've just started with Java, having come from Delphi and C# (WPF).

    Does anybody know of a "Thinking in Java for C# Developers" or "Thinking in Java for Delphi Developers" type of article/book/blog...
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