Fred van de Code wrote:
Any suggestions how to best learn this apart from accepting that that's the was it is - and basta ;-). Is there any regularity which I did not see yet?
Fred Wolf wrote:
I would really appreciate a better one ... Have you got a suitable pointer to some better content? In this case lets delete the chart
Apart from the fact that orthogonal doesn't mean same . . .
Fred Wolf wrote:. . . I thought that Java was comparably modern and hence orthogonal . . .
That is one reason why I made sure to write new Integer(123), another being that the valueOf(int) method wasn't available in those olden days.
Jesper de Jong wrote:. . . . The valueOf(...) method of class Integer doesn't simply return a new Integer object every time you call it. If the value is between -128 and 127, it will return an object from an internal cache. . . .