Java Puzzlers. Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases. By Joshua Bloch and Neal Gafter. “Java puzzlers is a must-read for every Java developer, from the neophyte to. 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? Do you like. “Every programming language has its quirks. This lively book reveals oddities of the Java programming language through entertaining and thought-provoking.

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Artem rated it really liked it Nov 30, It is a real eye-opener to the kind of traps in your code you wouldn’t even imagine could be there. Pearson EducationJun 24, – Computers – pages. Book is fun but will be mostly useless for experienced Java programmer. He was previously a senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems, where he led the development of the Java compiler and implemented the Yraps language features in releases 1.

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Oct 14, Turaaa rated it liked it Shelves: Puzzles are grouped loosely according to the features they use, and detailed solutions follow each puzzle.


The programming languages guy in me found this fascinating ex: Mar 20, Kyi Aung rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Can you figure out what it does?

Want to Read saving…. Java Concurrency in Practice Paperback. A handy catalog of traps and pitfalls at the back of the book provides a concise taxonomy for future reference. In the tradition of Effective Java”, Bloch and Gafter dive deep into the subtleties of the Java programming language and its core libraries. Between us, we had half a dozen possible answers about what a three-line program was going to do.

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Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries? Product details Paperback Publisher: Jan 30, Adam Parkin rated it liked it.

Not terribly useful or entertaining but cornrr appendix is worth going through. In general, I found the puzzles to be overly esoteric. Dec 16, Saifuddin Merchant rated it it was amazing Shelves: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. There’s a complete summary of all “lessons learned”, which fits in about 10 pages of very condensed programming wisdom — I would’ve bought this book for this chapter alone.


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But it is a fun read that will show you that there are many things you don’t know about Java. Feb 27, Havan Agrawal rated it it was amazing.

Can you figure out what it does? 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. Do you like brainteasers? Reading this book opens your perspective wrt the language and its implementation. Anyone who believes they are a Java master casea read this book, it is well written, captivating, informative and full of useful information!

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