This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
I would recommend using Generics if you are using 1.5. Yes, it is a little more work(if you are currently not using Generics), but it is also a way of letting the compiler catch your bugs for you [ March 02, 2006: Message edited by: Lara McCarver ]