January 30, 1998

Compressed file types

Question: I recently downloaded some applet source code, but they are all stored in “.tar” type files. What program do I need to expand them or otherwise make them useful?

Time formatting

Question: I need to find 2 things. I need a classthat will allow me to take a date and addand subtract days/months/years from it. I also need a class that

String to int

Question: I’m a new Java developer and was wondering if there is an easy way to grab information from a String object and place it into an “int”. For example:

Applet caching.

Question: I have been trying to test my applets under IE4.It seems to me that IE4 must keep applets cachedbecaused I think it keeps running my original applet.Is there a