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Java Puzzlers: Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel
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| by Josh Bloch Follow 0 Followers , Bob Lee Follow 1 Followers on Nov 25, 2010 |

Josh Bloch and Bob Lee present 7 Java code puzzlers, code seeming to produce some result, but actually producing something unexpected. They explain why is that, showing the correct solution.

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Josh Bloch is the chief Java architect at Google and author of Effective Java. He led the design of core parts of the JDK, and he did the latest edition of the famous Java Puzzlers series with Bob Lee at Strange Loop. Bob Lee is the Android lead for Square. Before that, he was the Android core library lead at Google. Lee created Google Guice and led JSR-330 Dependency Injection for Java.

Strange Loop is a developer-run software conference. Innovation, creativity, and the future happen in the magical nexus "between" established areas. Strange Loop eagerly promotes a mix of languages and technologies in this nexus, bringing together the worlds of bleeding edge technology, enterprise systems, and academic research. Of particular interest are new directions in data storage, alternative languages, concurrent and distributed systems, front-end web, semantic web, and mobile apps.

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