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Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries? I also tried Addison-Wesley’s xases but there is not code available. A book that’ll make every Java developer go of “What? There is an Amazon link in the first posting. Anyone with a working knowledge of Java will understand the puzzles, but even the most seasoned veteran will find them challenging.

Java Puzzlers

I downloaded the zip file as a test. 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. I want to get this book, but first I want to pitfallss out: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Puzzles are grouped loosely according to the features they use, and detailed solutions follow each puzzle. Then you can relate the puzzles at gatherings of geeks and look on with a smug grin as they twist in the wind. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Ferri rated it it was amazing Mar tdaps, Read more Read less.


frre There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But it is a fun read that will show you that there are many things you don’t know about Java. Apr 24, Stephen Mak rated it really liked it. Get to Know Us. 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.

Peter Wise rated it it was amazing Aug 14, Most of the puzzles seem to involve implicit conversions done by the JVM, some involve 1. In the tradition of Effective Java TMBloch and Gafter dive cwses into the subtleties of the Java programming language and its core libraries. The new site will have errata, animated illusions, and who knows what pihfalls. Are you a code sleuth?

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Pihfalls short it’s a must have along with Effective Java for your Java bookshelf. Java Concurrency in Practice. I have also read Joshua Bloch’s Effective Java and it’s a good companion book for this one; they’re book very good and worth the a read or two. In general each puzzler has a very short description of what the program appears to do and the program itself.

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Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases

Truly an enjoyable book! Puzzlera who viewed this item also viewed. Illustrated with visually stunning optical illusions, Java TM Puzzlers features 95 diabolical puzzles that educate and entertain. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Don’t have a Kindle? Josh led the design and implementation of numerous Java platform features, including JDK 5. This lively book reveals oddities of the Java programming language through entertaining and thought-provoking programming puzzles. Oct 15, Trsps Mahindru rated it liked it. You may say they are “Not puzzles, just silly trivia”, but if you are experienced Java developer, you will figure out what they really mean and then smile on them.


Java 6 and 7 editions would make interesting reads, when available. Lists with This Book. Does anybody know where else to get the puzzles’ source code? Illustrated with visually stunning optical illusions, “Java TM Puzzlers” features 95 diabolical puzzles that educate and entertain. Mar 15, Mills College Library added it. pitcalls

If you are a Java-Guru this might be fun to read. He was previously pitfalld senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems, where he led the development of the Java compiler and implemented the Java language features in releases 1. As a fairly experienced Java developer I found myself surprised with the vast majority of the puzzlers.

I can guarantee you have written at least one of these issues into your code. If you want to learn something about Java, pick one of Joshua Bloch’s other excellent! Just a moment puazlers we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The following page is a discussion of why the program actually does what it does. Ships from and sold by Amazon.