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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Want to Read saving…. Puzzles are grouped loosely according to the features they use, and detailed solutions follow each puzzle. It’s a definite must read My library Help Advanced Book Search. A handy jaga of traps and pitfalls at the back of the puzzpers provides a concise taxonomy for future reference. Can you figure out what it does?
Can you figure out what it does? For a typical Java developer you’ll almost never run into most of the tidbits in this book. A very fun and insightful read for those who puzzlerss to master Java. It is a real eye-opener to the kind of traps in your code you wouldn’t even imagine could be there. Jan 30, Adam Parkin rated it liked it.
Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries?
Anyone with a working knowledge of Java will understand the puzzles, but even the most seasoned veteran will find them challenging. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. That’s not to say that reading it isn’t useful, you’ll definitely learn a bit about the book, but if you’re looking to learn “how to write good Java code” this is not the book for you again, see Bloch’s other book for that.
Abdalla rated it really liked it Mar 20, No trivia or quizzes yet. Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases.
Catalog of Traps and Pitfalls B. Joshua BlochNeal Gafter. Some of the tips are useful but it’s more fun to read this book than functional from my point of view. Horatiu Dan rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Then this is the book for you!
I found a lot of the puzzles more annoying than educational especially the problems regarding unicode. In general, I found the puzzles to be overly esoteric.
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This book is more like a brain teaser than real computer book. Notes on the Illusions References Index. Are you a code sleuth? Mar 20, Kyi Aung rated it it was amazing. As a fairly experienced Java developer I found myself surprised with the vast majority of the puzzlers.
If you are a Java-Guru this might be fun to read. Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or puzz,ers libraries? Apr 11, Angel S rated it really liked it Shelves: More Library Puzzlers Start Free Trial No credit card required.
This lively book reveals oddities of the Java programming language through entertaining and thought-provoking programming puzzles. Each chapter of the book features a collection of “puzzlers” centered around a particular section of the language examples include loops, strings, exceptions, classes, etc. Lam rated it really liked it Jan 17, The solutions go well beyond a simple explanation of the program’s behavior–they show you how to avoid the underlying traps and pitfalls for good.
Stay ahead with the world’s most comprehensive technology and business learning platform. The author Joshua Bloch is well known as the author of “Effective Java” which is widely regarded as the premier text for the language, and furthermore he is one the designers and authors of the Java Collections Framework. I had no idea about all the things that I didn’t know: B Notes on the Joshuz.
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