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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Most of the puzzles take the form of a short program whose behavior isn’t what it seems.

Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases – Joshua Bloch, Neal Gafter – Google Books

A very fun and insightful read for those who want to master Java. Oct 15, Rahul Mahindru rated it liked it.

Are you a code sleuth? Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases. Jan 27, Christian Brumm rated it it was ok Shelves: In general, I found the puzzles to be overly esoteric. Then this is the book for you! Dec 16, Saifuddin Merchant rated it it was amazing Shelves: B Notes on the Illusions.


Java Puzzlers

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Stay ahead with the world’s most comprehensive technology and business learning platform. Java 6 and 7 editions would make interesting reads, when available. Are you a code sleuth?

Java™ Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases [Book]

I had no idea about all the things that I didn’t know: Nov 09, Babji Prashanth rated it really liked it. Solve these puzzles and you’ll never again fall prey to the counterintuitive or obscure behaviors that can fool puxzlers the most experienced programmers.

He holds a Ph. As a fairly experienced Java developer I found myself surprised with the vast majority of the puzzlers. Great way to learn the corner cases of the Java language up to Java 5. Jaca review also on my blog: Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries?

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Java™ Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases

Do read this book if: May 19, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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 Java code” this is not the book for you again, see Bloch’s other book for that. Trivia About Java Puzzlers: How well do you really know Java? My library Help Advanced Book Search.


Mildy interesting, but not the kind of thing you’d want to use for interview questions. Get unlimited access to jaga, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

It is a real eye-opener to the kind of traps in your code you wouldn’t even imagine could be there. Joshua BlochNeal Gafter.

Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases 11 reviews. Each “puzzler” is formulated where a puzzle typically in the form of a code snippet puuzzlers given, and the reader is encouraged to try and predict what the output will be, or why the code is incorrect. So to say the least, he knows his stuff. Oct 14, Turaaa rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving….