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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Pearson EducationJun 24, – Computers – pages. Will make you answer well all the Trivial-pursuit questions on Java Apr 24, Stephen Mak rated it really liked it.
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Each chapter of the book features a collection of “puzz Full review also on my blog: Refresh and try again. Trivia About Java Puzzlers: He holds a Ph. A handy catalog of traps and pitfalls at bloc back of the book provides a concise taxonomy for future reference. Java Puzzlers is not so much a book, but a collection of obscure corner cases in the Java programming language.
Mar 20, Kyi Aung rated it it was amazing. Oct 14, Turaaa rated it liked it Shelves: Most of the puzzles take the form of a short program whose behavior isn’t what it seems.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. May 19, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: I had no idea about all the things that I didn’t know: All-in-all there are 95 different puzzlers across the book, and they range from the fairly common “if you thought about it a bit you’d figure it out” to the extremely obscure “unless you were a Java language designer you’d never have any hope of figuring this out”.
Not terribly useful or entertaining but the appendix is worth going through.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Joshua BlochNeal Gafter. Do you like brainteasers? Jan 27, Christian Brumm rated it it was ok Shelves: This lively book reveals oddities of the Java programming language through entertaining and thought-provoking programming puzzles.
The solutions go well beyond a simple explanation of the program’s behavior–they show you how to puxzlers the underlying traps and pitfalls for good. Illustrated puzzlerrs visually stunning optical illusions, Java TM Puzzlers features 95 diabolical puzzles that educate and entertain. Other editions – View all Java puzzlers: A handy catalog of traps and pitfalls at the back of the book provides a concise taxonomy for future reference.
Are you a code sleuth? Apr 11, Angel S rated it really liked it Shelves: View table of contents.
Java™ Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases [Book]
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Java™ Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases
Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries? Having said that, the book lboch reach a point where the puzzles and concepts hit upon by the puzzles are extremely obscure. But it is a fun read that will show you that there are many things you don’t know about Java. Mar 04, Danilo Mutti rated it did not like it.
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Artem rated it really liked it Nov 30, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mildy interesting, but not the kind of thing you’d want to use for interview questions.
Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases. Neal Gafter is a software engineer and Java evangelist at Google. Notes on the Illusions References Index.