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An eclectic bunch of FAQs, "how to"s, "don't do this"s, and general Java interest pages, cobbled together by Winston Gutkowski: old fart, Bartender, inveterate beer drinker, and Disciple of Anoia (a fundamentalist sect of Resistentialism).

Click on the title above to get a list of all associated pages with modification dates (may be more up to date), or alternatively, look below for a list of pages with brief descriptions.

A cautionary tale.
Another one.
Yet another.


A "starter kit" for writing classes.
Pretentiously named guide to how Java dates and times work.
Another pretentiously named page that offers an alternative way to code equals() methods for class hierarchies.
Primarily, a guide as to why you don't need to worry about Java's String pool.
Why you really shouldn't obsess about some stuff.
An alternative look at how to write classes; particularly equals().
My feeble attempt at poetry.
How to get the best out of your main() method.
A story for those unfortunates who (like me) came from a procedural background, and are having trouble getting to grips with "thinking objectively".
Or: "why you don't really need to worry about either".
"Don't re-invent the wheel" applies to data as well as code.
A beginner's guide to getting data from the keyboard into your program - in 3 parts. Also links to UserInputPartDeux and UserInputPartIII (not finished yet).
Part of a pipedream novel: "A Guide To a Long And Happy Life in Java". Closely related to StopCoding.


A follow-up to 'UseCodeTags'.

It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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