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A handy catalog of traps and pitfalls at the back of the book provides a concise taxonomy for future reference. Then this is the book for you! All-in-all there are 95 different puzzlers across the book, and they range from the fairly common “if you thought about it a bit you’d figure it out” to the extremely obscure “unless you were a Java cotner designer you’d never have any hope of figuring this out”.
Lam rated it really liked it Jan 17, What pitfalle items do customers buy after viewing this item? Solve these puzzles and you’ll never again fall prey to the counterintuitive or obscure behaviors that can fool even the most experienced programmers.
Joshua Bloch is a principal engineer at Google and a Jolt Award-winner. From an academic “curiosity” point of view the book is quite intriguing. Great way to learn the corned cases of the Java language up to Java 5.
Most problems won’t appear in practice if you are following best practices and keep code clean and concise. It’s not easy to address real-world problems in such a generic way. Each chapter of the book features a collection of “puzz Full review also on my blog: One iptfalls found this helpful.
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 pjtfalls for this chapter alone. Want to Read saving…. 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.
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A book that’ll make every Java developer go of “What? Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases. It is a real eye-opener to the kind of traps in your code you wouldn’t even imagine could be there. A handy catalog of traps and pitfalls at the back of the book provides a concise taxonomy for future reference. This book needs no introduction. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
But it is a fun read that will show an that there are many things you don’t know about Java.
This lively book reveals oddities of the Java programming language through entertaining and thought-provoking programming puzzles. Overall, this book’s a jaw-dropping, eye-opening, brain-melting overview of the kind of boundary conditions you can run into with very simple constructions.
The book is pzuzlers about pages, and it is full of intelligent humor, which is ironic and friendly at the same time, making it very easy to read. Solve these puzzles and you’ll never again fall prey to the counterintuitive or obscure behaviors that can fool even the most experienced programmers.
In the tradition of Effective Java”, Bloch and Gafter dive deep into the subtleties of the Java programming language and its core libraries.
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pitdalls Joshua BlochNeal Gafter. Almost all of the puzzles contain links to the boundary-condition definition in the Java language spec. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. A handy catalog of traps and pitfalls at the back of the book provides a concise taxonomy for future reference. 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 by Joshua Bloch
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