Random Number Generator

You might have wondered how predictable machines like computers can generate randomness. In reality, most random numbers used in computer programs are pseudo-random, which means they are generated in a predictable fashion using a mathematical formula. This is fine for many purposes, but it may not be random in the way you expect if you’re […]

JDBC Prepared Statements

A Prepared Statement forces a SQL statement to be set to the database immediately where it will be precompiled. This means that for subsequent calls, the SQL statement can just run the Prepared Statements’ SQL statement without having to compile it with every call. A Prepared Statement is most useful when using a SQL statement […]

and I am back!!

It was the loveliest holiday I ever had (in fact, I can say this was the first). Enjoyed the whole thing… took some photographs, really loved that part… realized my interest… photography… thinking of doing some course in it… some of the pics are here…

Ant – an introduction

Ant is a Java based build tool developed as part of the Apache Jakarta project. You can get it from the Ant home site: ant.apache.org. At first the usefulness of Ant may not be readily apparent, but after using it for awhile on even small projects you may be surprised at how much you come […]