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  1. Re: Testing Constructor Overloading using Eclipse

    What do you mean by "odd (mis)use of whitespace"? Forgive me if this is a simplistic question, I am a old (30+ years) cobol programmer trying to learn a new language.
  2. Re: Testing Constructor Overloading using Eclipse

    It was static but I get a error message that says "a static method can only be declared in a static or top level type"
  3. Re: Testing Constructor Overloading using Eclipse

    package com.java.src;

    class Point3D {
    double x;
    double y;
    double z;

    Point3D(double ax) {
    x = ax;
    y = 1;
  4. Testing Constructor Overloading using Eclipse

    I created a class/program in Eclipse with no errors. When I go to run it I select "run as" and I only get the option "run configurations" I don't get the option "Java Application".
  5. A general question about online help

    Is there a website where I can paste a line of job code into a box and get a response back for what the code means? For example if I wanted to know what this meant "SampleAction(String text, Icon...
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    Re: Problem with borders appearing

    I am creating a border with a title and adding 3 buttons to it. I then create a second border with a different title and add 3 different buttons to it. I want the panel to show 2 borders with 3...
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    Re: Problem with borders appearing

    Should they be going to the same object?
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    Problem with borders appearing

    I have 2 ButtonGroups which I want to have separate titled borders for. This is the code I'm using to set it up but it doesn't work. Can someone have a suggestion? I'm just a beginner.

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    Spring Framework

    Does anyone know if there is a document that gives a non technical explanation of how Spring works and how Hibernate ties into it? It's very confusing to me.
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    Re: General question about Interfaces

    Thank you very much. I'm an old Cobol programmer (30+ years) trying to understand new technologies. I appreciate your help!
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    Re: General question about Interfaces

    Hello! Thanks for your reply. Being a beginner I have to ask you a simple question. What does this code do? Is there a method called Drivable in
    Arraylist? What does (new Car()); do? What does...
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    General question about Interfaces

    If I create an interface called 'abc' with these 3 methods, public void display() ; public void print() ; public void sample() ; and I implement them into class 'def' and display them, why do I need...
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    Spring Framework

    I'm a beginner when it comes to Java. Is Spring Framework used in all Java development efforts? Is it part of the Java development tools? Do all institutions that are developing applications in...
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    Re: Abstract type in java

    I understand what you are saying. I'm just trying to figure out why I would use abstract classes in developing an application program. Can you give me a business example?
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    Re: Can someone please explain OOP to

    Yes I have but it's just not sinking in. Thanks anyway.
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    Can someone please explain OOP to

    a person who has been writing Cobol programs for the last 30 years? I don't understand the basic concept.
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    Re: I'm just learning Java

    Thank you but I think my main problem is I don't really understand object oriented programming. After programming Cobol for 30 years I'm having a huge problem understanding this concept.
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    Re: Abstract type in java

    Why is an abstract class or method useful? I've been trying to understand this for days!
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    I'm just learning Java

    Can someone explain to me the business benefit to using abstract class? Being a Cobol programmer it just doesn't make any sense.
  20. Re: How does and old Cobol programmer become a Java programmer

    I'm an old Cobol programmer (30 + years) and am currently taking a Java class and am having much difficulty understanding OOP. I try to relate it to Cobol but can't do it. I have been at it for 1...
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    I'm a retired Cobol programmer

    I'm currently enrolled in a 1 on 1 online class to learn Java. I look forward to interacting with some of the members here.
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