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  1. Six JDK Classes You Think You Know (1 messages)

    Weiqi Gao posted "Six JDK Classes You Think You Know," highlighting some aspects of the core JDK runtime you might not be aware of, like "Double.MIN_VALUE" and some others.

    A lot of them (Thread.setDefaultUncaughtExceptionHandler, for example) aren't going to be generally useful - in fact, probably none of them are generally useful. Plus, a lot of experienced programmers will know some of them offhand - String.getBytes(), for example. But these also represent a sort of baseline knowledge that programmers will have their hand in; it's the sort of thing experienced programmers will dig into at varying points in their careers.

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    Good article. I would love to see more like this. Question: How many DB vendors support that kind of JDBC2.0 activity? It's been a while since I was hardcore JDBC but I remember universal support being spotty at best.