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Advantages of JDK1.4

Patrick Mugabe
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I have been coming across a lot of articles recently and there seems to be a lot of talk about JDK1.4. What really are the advantages of JDK1.4 and how is it better than 1.3
Pradeep bhatt
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Greg Travis
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There isn't any one thing about JDK 1.4 that constitutes an advantage; most of the changes are just new features that are very useful.
That said, I would say that the New I/O (nio) system, in the java.nio.* packages, are probably the most significant change. They are a completely new way of doing I/O, although they are well integrated with the original (java.io.*) method.


<a href="http://www.panix.com/~mito/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Greg Travis</a>, author of <a href="http://www.manning.com/travis/index.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JDK 1.4 Tutorial</a> from <a href="http://manning.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Manning Publications</a>.
 
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