This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Is there any risk that Double.parseDouble("4.000") could return 3.99999999999999999? I which case you will get an out-by-one error when it casts to 3. Just as you don't use floating-point arithmetic for money, you don't want to use it in "for" loops.
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