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Do you like brainteasers? You may say they are “Not puzzles, just silly trivia”, havatm if you are experienced Java developer, you will figure out what they really mean and then smile on them.

Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases

Jan 27, Christian Brumm rated it it was ok Shelves: See all 44 reviews. So to say the least, he knows his stuff.

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. Mar 20, Kyi Aung rated it it was amazing. Full review also on my blog: Read reviews that mention effective java optical illusions traps and pitfalls java puzzlers java language corner cases programming language joshua bloch bloch and gafter language specification turn the page catalog of traps fun to read great book java developers bloch effective read this book bought this book read the solution java author.


Then you can relate the puzzles at gatherings of geeks and look on with a smug grin as they twist in the wind. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Unless you’ve written the bit fiddling parts of a JVM implementation, or are the kind of person who can remember minute details of the specification, you’ll most likely suffer. Dec 16, Coner Merchant rated it it was amazing Shelves: He was previously a distinguished engineer at Sun Microsystems and a senior systems designer at Transarc.

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One person found this helpful. A book that’ll make every Java developer go of “What? For a typical Fee developer you’ll almost never run into most of the tidbits in this book. We found at least four boundary conditions and were pretty sure about two of them.

From the Back Cover “”Every programming language has its quirks. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This book needs no introduction. Jan 30, Adam Parkin rated it liked it. You wont find here good job interview questionsand you wont learn practical things about Java. This book really makes the complication simple. As the title suggests it is a puzzlers book.

Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen. Java is a complicated language and after reading this book you’ll think so too.


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The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen all at once. He holds a Ph. Do you like brainteasers? Puzzles are grouped loosely according to the features they use, and detailed solutions follow each puzzle. A handy catalog of traps and pitfalls at the back of the book provides anf concise taxonomy for future reference. May 19, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: Does anybody know where else fgee get the puzzles’ source code?

Lam rated it really liked it Jan 17, traos I found a lot of the puzzles more annoying than educational especially the problems regarding unicode. If you read this book and take its message to heart, you’ll learn to avoid the dark alleys of Java, making sure your programs will never inadvertently become puzzlers for you or those who come after you. 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.

All in all — amazing book, one of the true gems. Buy the selected items together This item:

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