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Rajni Patel
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Joined: Sep 03, 2009
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Hi,

I am developing code to upload excel file. for that i have used POI class. There is method I have to use which is deprecated. So Is it proper coding to use deprecated method.

Please guild me.

thanks
Ankit Garg
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Nothing to do with Struts, moving the topic...


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Wouter Oet
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No it's not really the best solution. The whole idea behind deprecated is to warn developers not to use the method any more. Usually the api designers provide alternatives.


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