Michael Kirby

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    Change List Histories

    I use control-k a lot while developing.  I'll do a few tests, then the prodution code, get it working, control-k, and move on.  Usually I put some kind of descriptive comment with each control-k.I ...
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    Conventions and Examples

    As with any technology there are conventions that develop over time largely to avoid certain problems with the use of that technology.For example, don't use "goto" statements in code, is a conventi...
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    Metrics Reloaded

    So I was watching t.v. the other night, and matrix reloaded came on, and I rememberd all the cool things that Dave said he was going to do. - Comparisons with common measurements found in open sou...
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    Filter call hierarchy on tests

    Any chance that :http://www.jetbrains.net/jira/browse/IDEABKL-3015Might be fixed one of these days?How do you guys who have a lot of tests use this feature? The more tests I add, the harder it get...
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    Problem with variable not used

    Idea is reporting most of my variables as not being used. Consequently, I can't seem to get find usages to work, as well as many other useful idea features.I've filed a report:http://www.intellij....
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    The indicator in the gutter that brings up the list of overridden, or implemented methods doesn't seem to be working in 3403. I was going to file a bug in jira (or see if it was already there), bu...
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    Metrics Reloaded: Can't collect metrics

    I've been getting a lot of exceptions with some of the metrics reloaded metrics:This one was during a collection of halstead E and B measures.The Package Encapsulation ration doesn't seem to work.A...
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    Module Root Question

    LEt's say I have a project:/vobs/psipIn it I have a number of directories:/vobs/psip/src/vobs/psip/binI've created a chunk of common code that I wish to share among different variations of the base...
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    Finding the usages of a thrown exception

    I remember reading a while back that there was a way to find where an exception is caught from where it is thrown.So if I have:public void a() throws FooException{ throw new FooException();}publi...
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    IG: Unnecessary Thread Ctor..??

    I get the following message:Instiantiating a thread with a default run method.When I use the following code:DebugGUIBuilder buildIt = new DebugGUIBuilder(navProp,root);Thread t = new Thread(buildIt...