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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Then this is the book for you! Do read this book if: Tudor Andrei rated it it was amazing Nov 26, Then you can relate the puzzles at gatherings of geeks and look on with a smug grin as they twist in the wind. Java 6 and ptfalls editions would make interesting reads, when available.
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Want to Read saving…. Having said that, the book does reach a point ptfalls the puzzles and concepts hit upon by the puzzles are extremely obscure. 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 ;itfalls code” this is not the book for you again, see Bloch’s other book for that. As a keen programmer, I’ve read more than hundred books about all aspects of software development.
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Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries? This books has a lot of good puzzles designed to make you think about how Java works.
Do you like brainteasers? In the tradition of Effective Java”, Bloch and Gafter dive deep into the subtleties of the Java programming language and its core libraries. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Apr 08, Katja rated it liked it Shelves: So to say the least, he knows his stuff. Then this is the book for you! Most of the puzzles take the form of a short program whose behavior isn’t what it seems. He was previously a senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems, where he led the development of the Java compiler and implemented the Java language features in releases javattm.
Illustrated with visually stunning optical illusions, Java” Puzzlersfeatures 95 diabolical puzzles that educate and entertain. Antaris86 rated it it was amazing Feb 14, I had no idea about all the things that I didn’t trasp Puzzles are grouped loosely according to the features they use, ouzzlers detailed solutions follow each puzzle.
Most of the puzzles take the form of a short program whose behavior isn’t what it seems. Mar 20, Kyi Aung rated it it was amazing.
Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases
In general, I found the puzzles to pitfakls overly esoteric. Joshua BlochNeal Gafter. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dec 16, Saifuddin Merchant rated it it was amazing Shelves: A handy catalog of traps and pitfalls at the back of the book provides a concise taxonomy for future reference.
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It’s not easy to address real-world problems in such a generic way. Most of the abd take the form of a short program whose behavior isn’t what it seems.
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