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Java Puzzlers

 
ankur rathi
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Hi Joshua Bloch and Neal Gafter,

Congratulation for this publication

Name looks very interesting, is book also??

What the book has and to whom it is for???

Please give us the details..

Thanks a lot.
 
Neal Gafter
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The book is written to be fun to read and educational. The puzzles
themselves are quite short, and seemingly easy, but often surprisingly
difficult due to some twist or turn of the language or library.
They come from real programmers' experience, so you will find that
the knowledge you gain from reading the book actually helps you
avoid these problems. And when the problems do occur in your code,
your familiarity with the puzzles in the book will lead you directly to a
solution.
 
Kishore Dandu
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Authors:

can you give one puzzle, that we will try to solve for the sake of fun.

thanks.
 
Joshua Bloch
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Just to throw in my two cents, the book is for people who are already comfortable with Java, and who want to learn to avoid its "traps and pitfalls." Every language has them. Java has feewer than most, and this book brings them to light with brainteasers. It also contains a taxonomy of traps and pitfall, cross referenced to the puzzles (Appendix B). This should be useful to any working Java programmer.

Finally, the puzzles are just plain fun, as are the optical illusions with which the book is illustrated, so it is a book for people who like brainteasers and who know Java.

Regards,

Josh
 
Joshua Bloch
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Originally posted by Kishore Dandu:
Authors:

can you give one puzzle, that we will try to solve for the sake of fun.

thanks.


Kishore,

We can do better than that: we'll give you nine puzzles! Take a look at the new thread called "Sample Chapter," which we will post shortly.

Click and Hack
 
Mahesh Kumar Kumar
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I have read a few chapters of this book. So far its awesome.

Some of the puzzles might just throw you off and you want to relearn what you have learnt already.
 
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