March 23, 2006
The Java Good Housekeeping Theory
Anonymous Reader writes "Putting your toys away when you are done is always a drag, but if you dont take the time to do it, you'll have a huge mess over time. Garbage collection does an awful lot of the cleanup for us, and it simplifies development and eliminates entire categories of potential code errors, but some java resources still require explicit action on our part. This article discusses the limitations of garbage collection and identifies situations when you have to do your own housecleaning."