Be wary of letting constructors throw exceptions in Java

An object is partially initialized if a constructor has begun building the object but has not finished. As long as the object is not fully initialized, it must be hidden from other classes. Read more

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Sound Synthesis in Java

Sound Synthesis in Java Copyright © 2015 Evan X. Merz. All rights reserved. To download the source code in this book, visit http://www.evanxmerz.com/ The Beads Library as well as the associated documentation can be found at http://www.beadsproject.net/ ... (more…)

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