Java: String Methods

There are lots of methods available for manipulating strings in Java, which is great because it takes some of the workload off developers and gives us more time to reinvent the wheel and drink coffee. They’re all pretty self-explanatory, and we’ll briefly look at a few of them here.

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Java: Numbers and Numeric Promotion

Numbers, kind of a backbone of, well, most things when you think about it. This post will cover how Java treats typed numbers in code, which are called literals or sometimes also referred to as magic numbers (depending on how sarcastic the person reviewing your code is), and how numeric promotion works. What possible depth could there be to number literals in Java you ask? I’m glad you asked (but I bet you aren’t!). Continue reading