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Anyone with a working knowledge of Java will understand the puzzles, but even the most seasoned veteran will find them challenging. Tudor Andrei rated it it was amazing Nov 26, Also, this book can make you more perceptive about details in code you usually don’t notice.

Oct 14, Turaaa rated it liked it Shelves: Bloch and Gafter want you to think about and be aware of the language features and APIs you are using along with having fun. In the tradition of Effective Java TMBloch and Gafter dive deep into the subtleties of the Java programming language and its core libraries.

Appendix A provides a quick summary of the various traps identified in the book and the puzzlers in which they appeared. The author Joshua Bloch is well known as the author of “Effective Java” which is widely regarded as the premier text for the language, and furthermore he is one the designers and authors of the Java Collections Framework.


Start reading JavaTM Puzzlers: Illustrated with visually stunning optical illusions, Java TM Puzzlers features 95 diabolical puzzles that educate and entertain. There, just had to get that out of my system No seriously, I don’t care what you call me as long as it isn’t “loser.

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Anyone with a working knowledge of Java will understand the ans, but even the most seasoned veteran will find them challenging.

So the puzzles are still valid today. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. From the Back Cover “”Every programming language has its quirks. See all 44 reviews. Java Concurrency in Practice.

Great book for checking your Java skills for certification, good way to make sure you really understand the concepts as well as the minutae of Java. Then you can relate the puzzles at gatherings of geeks and look on with a smug grin as they twist in the wind. Jan 30, Adam Parkin rated it liked it.

We went to the blackboard yes, we’re so geeky and our NY apartment’s so small that there’s a blackboard in the dining nook. Having said that, the book does reach a point where the puzzles and concepts hit upon by the puzzles are extremely obscure. Almost all of the puzzles contain links to the boundary-condition ttaps in the Java language spec. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Are you a code sleuth?

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Horatiu Dan rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Great way to learn the corner cases of the Java language up to Java 5. 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.

Artem rated it really liked it Nov 30, Do you like brainteasers? Is this book still relatively current? Are you a code sleuth? Read reviews that mention effective java optical illusions traps and pitfalls java puzzlers java language corner cases programming language joshua bloch bloch and gafter language specification turn the page catalog of traps fun to read great book java developers bloch effective read this book bought this book read the solution java author.

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