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    Re: Swing timer not stopping/starting...

    Crap. It was not throwing an error to the screen, but in the java output screen it was. Also, in my main post, I meant to have the line "updateTimer.start();" commented out. Is it possible though,...
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    Swing timer not stopping/starting...

    Hi, the code below is my attempt at a timer to update data pulled from a database. It's not working and I'm very new to java. Does anyone know why? The start/stop buttons are JMenuItems... Thansk...
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    Re: Swing Timer and Java Noob

    That's really interesting. I'll definitely have to check on those other options. Right now though, I think I need to get everything working in separate classes and then try to use timers. I've...
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    Re: Swing Timer and Java Noob

    Thank you curmudgeon, I've been trying to do some reading. I'm just short on time unfortunately. I'll try to separate the code into different classes and see what happens.
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    Re: Swing Timer and Java Noob

    Is part of the problem the way I have the program designed? Like I said, I'm very new. Should I put the bits of code that retrieve information from the db into separate classes? Perhaps in the...
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    Re: Swing Timer and Java Noob

    Thanks for the reply! I wanted to use a timer so that the bits of code that update the database will run at a regular interval. I just can't figure out how to get the timer to work... This is how...
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    Swing Timer and Java Noob

    I'm trying to teach myself Java (for the past week). Anyway, I have a JFrame with a six text areas (each inside a scrollpane). Each text area is populated by running a query on a local access db...
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    Re: New to programming, would like advice!

    Thanks you've been a great help!
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    Re: New to programming, would like advice!

    jps,

    Thank you again for the reply. Yes, it's definitely more of a UI to watch the data! Would you recommend netbeans or another suite? I'm going to try and read a lot about java in the next...
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    Re: New to programming, would like advice!

    jps,

    Thank you for the reply. As far as vc++, I mentioned it because I know that vc++ and java are both extensively used on the windows platform. I'm extremely novice, but will teach myself.
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    New to programming, would like advice!

    I want to write a windows program that interfaces with an access database. Let me give you a quick explanation. I work in a manufacturing facility and each of our products go through several steps....
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