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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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All in all a good recreational book. Java is a complicated language and after reading this book you’ll think so too.

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He was previously a senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems, where qnd led the development of the Java compiler and implemented the Java language features in releases 1.

Big mistake — we had planned to spend the night watching Firefly on DVD. 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.

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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. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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 book for this chapter alone. Book is fun but will be mostly useless for experienced Java programmer. Oct 15, Rahul Mahindru rated it liked it.

This lively book reveals oddities of the Java programming language through entertaining and thought-provoking programming puzzles. Cawes had no idea about all the things that I didn’t know: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. A book that’ll make every Java developer go of “What? tdaps

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Nov 09, Babji Prashanth rated it really liked it. This book really makes the complication simple. Are you a code sleuth? Refresh and try again. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Do you like brainteasers? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I have to say I was lost in some of those puzzles before in my real-world programming history She read the first puzzle.


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Almost all of the puzzles contain links to the boundary-condition definition in the Java language spec. We found at least four boundary conditions and were pretty sure about two of them. Feb 27, Havan Agrawal rated it it was amazing. May 13, Armineh Nouri rated it it was amazing. Unless you’ve written the bit fiddling parts of a JVM implementation, or are the kind of corjer who can remember minute details of snd specification, you’ll most likely suffer.

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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. Neal Gafter is a software engineer and Java evangelist at Google. Reading this book opens your perspective wrt the language and its implementation. Addison-Wesley- Computers – pages. ajvatm

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Get to Know Us. Most problems won’t appear in practice if you caes following best practices and keep code clean and concise. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.