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miguel lisboa
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i wonder if "Java 1.5 Tiger: A Developer's Notebook" will tranquilize me as to my previous code doesnt go vladaboum when i upgrade to version 5.

On the other hand, is thid book oriented to limited java connaiseurs?
thanks in advance


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Jeroen Wenting
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it's not hard enough to serve as a reliable source of anesthetics when you hit someone with it I'm afraid

Unless you've done something weird your code should work fine under the Tiger.
There may be a few exceptions with strange but legal constructs using the ternary operator of method overloading but that's about all I can come up with quickly.


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Stefan Wagner
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When you just run your old code, tiger shouldn't be a problem.

If you recompile it, there might be problems, if you used 'enum' in your code.


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Tony Morris
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If you recompile it, there might be problems, if you used 'enum' in your code.


This will only be a problem if you recompile with -source 1.5, otherwise, it will be fine.


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