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Java Puzzlers

ankur rathi
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Joined: Oct 11, 2004
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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
javac author
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Joined: Oct 25, 2003
Posts: 12
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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Joined: Jul 10, 2001
Posts: 1934
Authors:

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

thanks.


Kishore
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Joshua Bloch
Author and "Sun God"
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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 <br />Author of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0201310058/ref=ase_electricporkchop" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Effective Java</a> and coauthor of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/032133678X/ref=ase_electricporkchop" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Java Puzzlers</a>
Joshua Bloch
Author and "Sun God"
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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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Joined: Jul 14, 2005
Posts: 8
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.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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