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Blog Archive for crazybob during March 2004

I use Apple Keynote for my conference presentations (Keynote competes with PowerPoint for those of you stuck running a legacy operating system). I like to think pretty presentations somewhat detract from my horrid speaking abilities. Up until recently, every time I adjusted my presentation theme for the latest conference, I had a hell of a time bringing my code examples along. The code font...
In a recent thread on TheServerSide.com, readers voiced concern over JDBC drivers and connection pools that fail to close Statements and ResultSets when you call Connection.close(). If an application uses such a broken driver or pool and doesn't explicitly close these objects, the application will slowly leak resources and crash. Erring on the side of caution, many developers write JDBC code...