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In the Feature Tutorial Example

GeometryFactory geometryFactory = JTSFactoryFinder.getGeometryFactory();

generates error:

method getGeometryFactory in class org.geotools.geometry.jts.JTSFactoryFinder cannot be applied to given types; required: org.geotools.factory.Hints found: no arguments reason: actual and formal argument lists differ in length

Is this the right way?

GeometryFactory geometryFactory = JTSFactoryFinder.getGeometryFactory(null);
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GeometryFactory geomFac = JTSFactoryFinder.getGeometryFactory(null);


GeometryFactory geomFac = JTSFactoryFinder.getGeometryFactory(GeoTools.getDefaultHints());
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