Monthly Archives: July 2010

Solving network problems on Sun Solaris 10

I have been testing Sun Solaris 10 for a while, and short to speak: It has been a terrible nightmare… I had problems with about everything essensial:¬†network, cd, usb, java. Not able to fix the hardware issues, I decided to tried to focus on the software and driver issues so I could at least be […]

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Tip: How to instantiate a generic Java object with arguments

While writing a text-based database, I fell into the following problem: How do I convert a column of String’s into any wrapper type of my choice? The solution I found is a generic instantiation with a single String argument in its constructor.¬†

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