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    the dollar sign "$", prints like any other normal char in java like "a" or "*" ?

    the dollar sign "$", prints like any other normal char in java like "a" or "*" ?
    Can you tell me a tutorial with exercises about java me ?

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    You mean like in a println call? Yeah I believe it does. Actually... I seem to recall that you can actually use the $ in a variable as well in Java, but its not recommended practice (especially now that it would like a lot like PHP objects).
    Don't quote me on that, but I believe that yes it will print normally without needing escaping, and that it can be used in a variable name.
    Just give it a try, worst comes to worst you'll need to escape it.
    PHP Code:
    header('HTTP/1.1 420 Enhance Your Calm'); 
    Been gone for a few months, and haven't programmed in that long of a time. Meh, I'll wing it ;)

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    right on all points...$ is not a special character in java (except in the context of regular expressions)
    You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write. -- Saul Bellow


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