December 11, 2001

Exception Restrictions when Overriding

When you extend a class and override a method, Java insists that the new method cannot be declared as throwing checked exceptions of classes other than those that were declared

Using Database Transactions with JDBC

When a connection is created using JDBC, by default it is in auto-commit mode. This means that each SQL statement is treated as a transaction and will be automatically committed

Convert a Short Filename Into a Long Filename

You can use the Dir( ) function to return a long filename, but the return does not include path information. By parsing a given short path/filename into its constituent directories,