The CodeRanch Journal August 2011
Howdy* from everyone at the Ranch!
(* or from where I come from, "'Ow Do")
This month's journal has a sponsor!
So, what's been going on then?
Blogs and discussions
You can join in the discussion in the forum.
What's the most expressive programming language you've used? Enquiring minds want to know...
Speaking of saloons, why do people drink beer? You decide...
We've had plenty in the last month, and more coming soon. Look out for your chance to ask question of the authors, and maybe win a copy.
Going on right now:
Andrews Almiray and Danno Ferrin go into Griffon in Depth
Sean Owen, Robin Anil, Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman all talking about Mahout in Action
And earlier in the month:
Craig Walls talked about Spring in Action
Kevlin Henney told us 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know
Richard Reese prepared some recipes in the EJB 3.1 Cookbook
Recent Book Reviews
(We read them so you don't have to!)
The Python Standard Library by Example (Developer's Library) [Doug Hellmann]
DTrace: Dynamic Tracing in Oracle Solaris, Mac OS X and FreeBSD [Brendan Gregg, Jim Mauro]
If you have any feedback about this edition or the Ranch journal in general, then feel free to open a new thread in our Ranch Office forum
This month's editor is Matthew Brown, a software developer from the UK, working in higher education. He's been a bartender at the ranch for just a few months, and it's the first time he's edited the journal - be gentle with him.
All this, and much, much, more, on javaranch.com.