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Java™ Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases

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

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Do you like brainteasers? Solve these puzzles and you’ll never again fall prey to the counterintuitive or obscure behaviors that can fool even the most experienced programmers. I can guarantee you have written at least one of these issues into your code.

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