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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A very fun and insightful read for those who want to master Java. This book needs no introduction. Nov 09, Babji Prashanth rated it really liked it. Full review also on my blog: Account Options Sign in.
Mar 04, Danilo Mutti rated it did not like gloch. Artem rated it really liked it Nov 30, Feb 12, John rated it really liked it. I found a lot of the puzzles more annoying than educational especially the problems regarding unicode.
Most of the puzzles take the form of a short program whose behavior isn’t what it seems. To view it, click here. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases by Joshua Bloch
Java Puzzlers is not so much a book, but a collection of obscure corner cases in the Java programming language. Do you like brainteasers? Apr 24, Stephen Mak rated it really liked it. From an academic “curiosity” point of view the book is quite intriguing. This lively book reveals oddities of the Java programming language through entertaining and thought-provoking programming puzzles.
This books has a lot of good puzzles designed to make you think about how Java works. Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries? 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.
All-in-all javw 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 puzzlrs obscure “unless you were a Java language designer you’d never have any hope of figuring this out”. May 13, Armineh Nouri rated it it was amazing.
With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Solve these puzzles and you’ll never again fall prey to the counterintuitive or obscure behaviors that puzlers fool even the most experienced programmers. Puzzles are grouped loosely according to the features they use, and detailed solutions follow each puzzle. Anyone with a working knowledge of Java will understand the puzzles, but even the most seasoned veteran will find them challenging.
Mildy interesting, but not the kind of thing you’d want to use for interview questions.
Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases
Preview — Java Puzzlers by Joshua Bloch. Anyone with a working knowledge of Java will understand the puzzles, but even the most seasoned veteran will find them challenging. A handy catalog of traps and pitfalls at the back of the book provides a concise taxonomy for future reference. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
Trivia About Java Puzzlers: Jun 05, Owen Lindsell rated it liked it. Are you a code sleuth? Not terribly useful or blohc but the appendix is worth going through. How well do you really know Java?
Do you like brainteasers? Java is a complicated language and after reading this book you’ll think so too.
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. A book that’ll make every Java developer go of “What?
A Catalog of Traps puzzelrs Pitfalls.
How well do you really know Java? Feb 27, Havan Agrawal rated it blocu was amazing. James rated it really liked it Mar 14, Refresh and try again. It is a real eye-opener to the kind of traps in your code you wouldn’t even imagine could be there.
Java™ Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases
Some of the tips are useful but it’s puzzlerx fun to read this book than functional from my pzuzlers of view. 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.
Apr 08, Katja rated it liked it Shelves: Solve these puzzles and you’ll never again fall prey to the counterintuitive or obscure behaviors that can fool even the most experienced programmers.
Solve these puzzles and you’ll never again fall prey to the counterintuitive or obscure behaviors that can fool even the most experienced programmers. Do read this book if: