Tim Cooke

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Recent posts by Tim Cooke

I expect Lei has gotten it sorted now since this topic is 10 years old.
3 hours ago
Given that it's been 12 years since N. Gonzalez asked this question, I doubt he or she is still waiting on the answer.
3 hours ago
A research paper is not a trivial thing to embark on, and certainly not an easy thing to produce. In this context writing a 'research paper' is not just researching something and then summarising it in a paper. A 'research paper' is a document that outlines the details of some deep understanding and advancement in some field of study that you have achieved.

It sounds like you have things a little back to front, which makes me wonder if you fully grasp the purpose of a research paper. Usually I'd expect the research and advancement to have happened already before the idea of writing a paper about it comes about.

Perhaps a more in depth discussion about it with your teacher would be advantageous for you.
8 hours ago
Hello Van, welcome to the Ranch!

The key line in that stack trace is this one:

Maybe that will help you find the error.
1 day ago
CodeRanch Book Promotions - This Year's Winners


A big Congratulations to all our winners!

See our BookPromotions2017Winners

DateCoverBookAuthor(s)PublisherWinnersStatus
January 2Architecting Modern Java EE ApplicationsSebastian DaschnerPacktRavi Desigan, Tim Holloway, Charles O'Leary, Esteban SuarezWaiting for winner info
January 9Getting started with Spring Framework: covers Spring 5J Sharma & Ashish SarinCreate SpaceRavi Saluru, J Kilgrow, Ramadan Pajaziti, David SachdevWaiting for winners info


Note: All dates in mm/dd/yyyy format.

Go back to the main BookPromotions page.

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3 days ago
Scheduled promotions:

Note: We can run more than one promo in a given week, so check for updates.

Starting DateCoverBookAuthor(s)PublisherCodeRanch Forum
January 16Available
January 23Kubernetes in ActionMarko LuksaManningCloud/Virtualization
January 30The Tao of MicroservicesJ Richard RodgerManningWeb Services
February 6Get Programming with Scala (MEAP only) Daniela SfregolaManningScala
February 13Available
February 20Available
February 27Available


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3 days ago
First, a big thanks to J Sharma & Ashish Sarin for being here to promote the book Getting started with Spring Framework: covers Spring 5.

The winners are:

  • Ravi Saluru
  • J Kilgrow
  • Ramadan Pajaziti
  • David Sachdev

  • Please send your snail mail address to bookpromotion AT javaranch DOT com. To ensure the quickest response, please provide the following:

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    Book Promo Winner - Getting started with Spring Framework: covers Spring 5 - Tuesday, Jan 9th, 2018


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    As noted in the Book Promotion Eligibility Requirements and Legal type stuff, the winners have 8 days to submit their information. Within 3 days of receipt of your email, we will reply to let you know we got it. If you don't hear back, the goat might have eaten your email. Please let us know by posting in the Ranch Office so we can check on it. Once you have received your copy please let us know by editing the Book Promotions Winners Page and updating the 'Status' column to say you have it.

    Thanks and congrats to all the winners.
    3 days ago
    I am terrible at it.
    4 days ago
    That's hilarious! I particularly like the one where he makes her hold to deal with some duck quacking going on in the background.
    4 days ago
    I love Manning for that and I wish all publishers did the same. Buy the book, not the format.
    4 days ago
    Can you show the code you have so far?
    5 days ago
    All of that XSD file extraction with the Apache library resulted in just a single String? Really? I'm surprised, and suspicious that is not the case. I would have expected it to have organised it into some sort of Collection type.
    5 days ago
    You've extracted your data from the XSD file and now have something in Java. What is the Java type that holds the data?
    5 days ago
    Hello John, welcome to the Ranch!

    What does the original data structure look like in Java?
    5 days ago
    I haven't run the code, but I'd recommend reviewing the syntax usage of the '&' character for bitwise / boolean operations, and the '=' character for assignment / equality operations to make sure you're using them correctly (spoiler: you're not using them correctly)
    5 days ago