This week's book giveaway is in the Agile and Other Processes forum. We're giving away four copies of The Little Book of Impediments (e-book only) and have Tom Perry on-line! See this thread for details.
I want to create some tables in mySQL to try out the ActionBazaar application but now I was wondering how java.util.Date fields get stored in tables...Must I have some special temporal type or can I just use varchar and the persistence provider will figure the rest out??