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Blog Archive for ljnelson during August 2007

In the prior entry, we learned that Java ships with several tools to standardize the conversion between Strings and Objects. We covered the text conversion methods of java.beans.PropertyEditor. We will most definitely come back to PropertyEditors, because they're about a heck of a lot more than just converting text, but let's take a detour into the dank recesses of the java.text package. Do you...
See if this little scenario sounds familiar. You're rolling along on some application somewhere, and you've decided to put some information in a Properties file somewhere. You realize that you're beginning to encode a lot of information in a property setting, so much so that you realize that really what you're doing is building up a rather complicated Object. You feel like you've done this...