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how to update a null date in JAVA

lmymusic2000 asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I would like to ask JAVA developers this question. I encounter a situation where my java program failed to read a null date in a Oracle table. The compile error is 'JAVA NULL POINTER EXCEPTION'. What should be the logic in code to handle this situation. I am initialize my date field as date. I try to initialize my date field as string to get around this issue and not working either. All input welcome. Thanks
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