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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Artem rated it really liked it Nov 30, Tudor Andrei rated it it was amazing Nov 26, Ferri rated it it was amazing Mar 04, Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries?
So to say the least, he knows his stuff. 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. Can you figure out what it does? Some of the tips are useful puzzlets it’s more fun to read this book than functional from my point of view. Other editions – View all Java puzzlers: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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.
Refresh and try again. A very fun and insightful read for those who want to master Java.
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Horatiu Dan rated it it was amazing Jan 18, This lively book reveals oddities of the Java programming language through entertaining and thought-provoking programming puzzles. 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.
Neal Javaa is a software engineer and Java evangelist at Google. It’s a definite must read Do you like brainteasers?
Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases
lboch Open Preview See a Problem? Solve these puzzles and you’ll never again 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: I can guarantee you have written at least one of these issues into your code. Then this is the book for you! And QA never caught it. Puzzlers with Character 4.
Josh led the design and implementation of numerous Java platform features, including JDK 5. Feb 27, Havan Agrawal rated it it was amazing. Do you like brainteasers?
How well do you really know Java? 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.
Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases by Joshua Bloch
Paperbackpages. Also, this book can make you more perceptive about details in code you usually don’t notice. Puzzles are grouped loosely according to the features they use, and detailed solutions follow each puzzle.