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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Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases

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Lam rated it really liked it Jan 17, Ferri rated it it was amazing Mar 04, Anyone who believes they are a Java master should read this book, it is well written, captivating, informative and full of useful information! Solve these puzzles and you’ll never again fall prey to the counterintuitive or obscure behaviors that can fool even the most experienced programmers.

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Each “puzzler” is formulated where a puzzle typically in the form of a code snippet is given, and the reader is encouraged to try and predict what the output will be, or why the code is incorrect. This is really another excellent book I’ve seen on Java.

B Notes on the Illusions. Jun 05, Owen Lindsell rated it liked it. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I have to say I was lost in some of those puzzles before in my real-world programming history Java 6 and 7 editions would make interesting reads, when available. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. It’s a definite must read Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries?

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