Java And Anti-aliasing

Anti-aliasing is the processes of making the edges of lines on shapes or text less jagged. This is done by fooling the eye – intermediate pixels are added to smooth the color transition. So you might add some grey pixels between a black and a white point. It is very common in computer applications and… Continue reading Java And Anti-aliasing

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Method Overloading

One great question on StackOverflow is essentially, “What is method overloading for?” Method overloading, or function overloading, is a feature in some programming languages that allows multiple methods to be made with the same name, but each able to handle different types of input. Method overloading can add expressiveness, conciseness, and awesomeness to any script.… Continue reading Method Overloading

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Using PDF Files In Unusual Ways

One of my favourite features of the PDF file format is it’s flexibility. It goes way beyond a document format, it offers lots of interactive features, Javascript, and you can actually use it to develop alsorts of flexible applications. With PDF readers very ubiquitous, it offers a rather useful cross-platform solution. Here are some examples… Continue reading Using PDF Files In Unusual Ways

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