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Kevin has been tinkering with computers for longer than he cares to remember.

SQL Alias Example

This article illustrates the use of SQL Alias through examples. The code was prepared with MySql 5.7 syntax, most notable for its use of backticks (`) for identifier quoting, but should be easily adaptable to other SQL dialects as well. 1. What is an alias? An alias is a programmer-assigned name for a column, table, or view in an SQL ...

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Transactions in Spring

In this article we will explain Transaction in Spring. 1 What is a transaction? A transaction is a group of updates that are treated as an atomic unit: either all the updates must complete successfully, or none must complete. A classic example illustrating the need for such a thing as a transaction is that of a transfer of funds between ...

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Internationalization in Java

In this article, we are going to explain Internationalization in Java. 1. What are Internationalization and Localization? Internationalization, or I18N for short, is the broad term for the techniques and processes involved in building applications that are easily adaptable to different cultural norms and/or preferences. The process of actually adapting an application to a particular set of cultural norms is ...

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How to Fix the Identifier Expected Warning in Java

In this article, we’ll give you some pointers on how to fix the Identifier Expected Warning in Java. 1. Why does it appear? Identifier Expected is one of many different syntax error messages a Java compiler may produce. It occurs when the compiler reaches a point in your program where, based on the grammar of the Java language, an identifier ...

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Java Decompiler Example

In this article, we are going to explain what a Java Decompiler is using examples. 1. What is a Java Decompiler? As the name suggests, a decompiler is the opposite of a compiler. A Java compiler reads .java source files and transforms them into .class files; a Java decompiler reads .class files as input and produces equivalent Java source code ...

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How to download Java 14 for Windows 10

In this example, we will show you how to download and install Oracle’s Java Platform, Standard Edition Development Kit 14.0.2 (Oracle JDK 14) on a Windows 10 system. 1. Download the installer Start by logging into an account with Administrator privileges. Next, send your favorite Web browser to the Java SE Development Kit 14 Downloads page on the Oracle Web ...

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