How to install Oracle 9i on Linux

This article is totaly irrelevant, it just took me far too long to find it, I am not going to loose this link. (hopefully the next time I'll have to install oracle on linux, it will be version 10g, and hopefully, the install process will be bug free)

Does Java need Checked Exceptions? by Bruce Eckel

A (good) argument against Checked Exception.

Multiple Inheritance in Java

They said it was impossible... on purpose, but you can use multiple inheritance in java.

Half Bean

A nice way of dealing with immutable object