links for 2007-05-28
May 28, 2007
I believe Java could be simplified by treating all exception types as unchecked without breaking existing code. This could also result in a simplification of future language extensions and APIs. But would the language be better off w/o checked exceptions?
Although the Java exception model has generated spirited discussion during its lifetime, it provides excellent value when it is applied correctly. Using the Java exception model properly will keep your application simple, maintainable, and correct.
CIO.com asked two open-source experts to enumerate the reasons to choose MySQL and to pick something else. Tina Gasperson takes the 5 reasons to use MySQL side, and Brent Toderash discusses 8 reasons not to.