Ian Davis

Location: Spokane, WA USA
Birthday: Oct. 23


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Effective Java™ Programming Language Guide by Joshua Bloch
5.0 out of 5 stars Simply Amazing, July 3 2004
I read the reviews on this book, but I did not think that it would be as good as everyone says. I was wrong. I develop java applications commercially and I thought that I could read up a bit to make sure that I was still using good habits and making the best code. I could not believe the insight that the author has. The books does not just tell you what to do, it explains when some things should be used and when to choose another route. In many cases he gives many possible ways to solve a problem and gives the pros and cons of each. His writing style is fun to read (for someone who loves programming) and very professional. When reading you can feel his experience and authority on java along… Read more