How to read a specific line from a very large file in Java

So the other day I had to write some Java code to read specific lines of text from very large files full of ASCII text records (of a fixed length). The records in the files are generally defined by the the length of a record (no carriage returns, fixed length, i.e. each "record" is 290 … Continue reading How to read a specific line from a very large file in Java

Spring AS & Prana woes with blank prop or constructor args

UPDATE: The bug described here appears to be fixed as of 0.8 So I've been doing a fair amount of work with Spring Actionscript v0.7.1 (formally the Prana Framework). In AS3 you can define methods and/or constructors that take optional arguments. Optional arguments must always be defined after the required arguments and they are noted … Continue reading Spring AS & Prana woes with blank prop or constructor args