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Blog Archive for simongbrown during February 2005

I first came across JProfiler last year, when Sam and I were looking for a Java profiling tool that would run on Mac OS X. Surprisingly, this is harder than you'd imagine! Sam downloaded JProfiler, took it for a test drive and was impressed so much that we even talked about it in our J2EE on Mac OS X presentation. I've just revisited JProfiler, so thought that I would write a mini-review....
I just got bitten by the collections framework. I always thought that the Collections.unmodifiableX() methods returned an unmodifiable copy of the supplied collection, like a shallow copy. This is useful for getter methods where you want to return a copy of a collection to a client class so they can't directly alter the contents of that collection. This enforces encapsulation and ensures that...