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For a typical Java developer you’ll almost never run into most of the tidbits in this book. Got good Java eyes? 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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Java Puzzlers

Do read this book if: Anyone with a working knowledge of Java will understand the puzzles, but even the most seasoned veteran will find them challenging. Want to Read saving….

Anyone who believes they are a Java master should read this book, it is well written, captivating, informative and full of useful information! If you read this book and take its message to heart, you’ll learn to avoid the dark alleys of Java, making sure your programs will never inadvertently become puzzlers for you or those who come after you. This book really makes the complication simple.


Book is fun but will be mostly useless for experienced Java programmer. You don’t know everything about Java. The new site will have errata, animated illusions, and who knows what else.

We found at least four boundary conditions and were pretty sure about two of them. Share your pitfaalls with other customers. Refresh and try again. From the Back Cover “”Every programming language has its quirks.

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These would be perfect interview questions for a sadistic HR person. A handy catalog of traps and pitfalls at the back of the book jaavtm a concise taxonomy for future reference. 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.

He was previously a distinguished engineer at Sun Microsystems and a senior systems designer at Transarc. In general, I found the puzzles to be overly esoteric. I want to buy this book.

Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases by Joshua Bloch

Anyone with a working knowledge of Java will understand the puzzles, but even the most seasoned veteran will find them challenging. But it is a fun read that will show you that there are many things you don’t know about Java.


I want to get this book, but first I want to find out: Books by Joshua Bloch. Most of the puzzles here are about cases you will probably never encounter. Mar 04, Danilo Mutti rated it did not like it. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Have you ever spent days chasing a bug caused by a trap or pitfall in Java or its libraries?

Some of the tips are useful but it’s more fun to read this book than functional from my point of view. Does anybody know where else to get the puzzles’ source code? Will make you answer well all the Trivial-pursuit questions on Java In short it’s a must have along with Effective Java for your Java bookshelf. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I can guarantee you have written at least one of these issues into your code.

Joshua Bloch is a principal engineer at Google and a Jolt Award-winner.