Java™ Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases. 11 reviews. by Neal Gafter, Joshua Bloch. Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional. Release Date: June. Java Puzzlers has ratings and 22 reviews. Paul said: If you program in Java, you _must_ read this book. It is a real eye-opener to the kind of traps. Java Puzzlers, a new book by Joshua Bloch, Google’s chief Java architect, and Neal Gafter, Google software engineer and Java technology evangelist, contains .
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Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases
Lists with This Book. Mar 04, Danilo Mutti rated it did not like it. Also, this book can make you more perceptive about details in code you usually don’t notice. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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Java™ Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases
It’s a definite must read Preview — Java Puzzlers by Joshua Bloch. Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries?
Great way to learn the corner cases of the Java language up to Java 5. Open Preview See a Problem? A Catalog of Traps and Pitfalls.
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I can guarantee you have written at least one of these issues into your code. Most of the puzzles take the form of a short program whose behavior isn’t what it seems. Feb 12, John rated it really liked it. To ask other readers questions about Java Puzzlersplease sign up.
Josh led the design and implementation of numerous Java platform features, including JDK 5.
Illustrated with visually stunning optical illusions, Java TM Puzzlers features 95 diabolical puzzles that educate and entertain. Horatiu Dan rated it it was amazing Jan 18, And QA never caught it. If you want to learn something about Java, pick one of Joshua Bloch’s other excellent! Neal Gafter is a software engineer and Java evangelist at Google.
Puzzles are grouped loosely according to the features they use, and detailed solutions follow each puzzle. B Notes on the Illusions. This lively book reveals oddities of the Java programming language through entertaining and thought-provoking programming puzzles.
But it is a fun read that will show you that there are many things you don’t know about Java. Most of the puzzles blocb the form of a short program whose behavior isn’t what it seems. Do not read this book if: Peter Wise rated it it was amazing Aug 14, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries?
Can you figure out what it does? Solve these puzzles and you’ll never gloch fall prey to the counterintuitive or obscure behaviors that can fool even the most experienced programmers. Dec 16, Saifuddin Merchant rated it it was amazing Shelves: Catalog of Traps and Pitfalls B.
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He was previously a senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems, where he led the development of the Java compiler and implemented the Java language features in releases 1. I have also read Joshua Bloch’s Effective Java and it’s a good companion book for this one; they’re book very good and worth the a read or two.
Then this is the book for you! Apr 08, Katja rated it liked it Shelves: Do read this book if: This book needs no introduction. You wont find here good job interview questionsand you wont learn practical things about Java. Tudor Andrei rated it it was amazing Nov 26, Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases.
Anyone with a working knowledge of Java will understand the puzzles, but even the most seasoned veteran will find them challenging.