This week's book giveaway is in the Java in General forum. We're giving away four copies of Think Java: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist and have Allen B. Downey & Chris Mayfield on-line! See this thread for details.
Is it always safe to cast a null pointer to a certain Class? I have the habit of doing this Object o = vector.get(1); String str = o == null ? null : (String)o; I wonder if I can leave out the checking altogether to save processing time. Chu [ May 08, 2002: Message edited by: Chu Tan ]