Core Java Technology Section Index | Page 3

What is the use of start() function in starting a thread? Why we do not use the run() funtion directly to run the thread?

What debugging tools exist for Java?

In a switch statement, does it matter if I put the default condition at the top or bottom (or anywhere in between)?

What are the differences between Java 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3?

What character escape sequences are available in Java?

What does the "final" modifier mean on a method parameter and when should I use it?

How can I do variable-length argument lists?

What is the strictfp modifier for? When would I consider using it?

What is an overloaded method?

What are the differences between instance and class variables?

How can I store and manipulate unsigned bytes in Java?

How do I extend permissions to an applet without editing the policy file manually?

How do I access environment variables?

Where do I get source code for an Internet search engine?

Is there any way to have a static initializer in a parent class executed when I instantiate a sub-class?