Monthly Archives: January 2013

UI Guideline Resources

Every good development team creates guideline for the implementation of the user interface, so that the implementation is consistent.  A consistent meaning helps users to understand more easily what is meant by a particular arrangement of UI elements.  

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Timers: Common Misunderstandings

At some point you will be asked to implement a timer — something that displays the amount of time that is elapsing.  It can be a count-up timer showing the total times that something has been happening.  Or it might … Continue reading

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#34 Sort Import Statements in Alphabetical Order

Java programs start with a list of import statements at the top.  There is much debate as to what order they should be put in, with some programmers trying to group similar imports together.  They should simply be in alphabetical … Continue reading

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