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Javaranch journal

Sagar Rohankar
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Joined: Feb 19, 2008
Posts: 2902

Hi all,

The JR journal page says, it will publish journal monthly, but I haven't found the journal post February 2009.

Whats the reason ?

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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24189

We haven't published monthly for years.

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Sagar Rohankar
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Joined: Feb 19, 2008
Posts: 2902

I don't know how the publication of journal takes place(monthly, quarterly, etc), but I like to have an articles on new thing happening in Java world, written by you people.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 31683

I've updated that page to remove the word monthly. Thanks for noticing.

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Ulf Dittmer

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The main reason that the Journal does not appear more often is that writing quality articles, and compiling them into a Journal issue, takes time, and is unpaid work. Between the need to put food on the table, and the time set aside to our personal lives, publishing the Journal has lately been something that had to give, especially given that a lot of work went into the new forum software.

In the past, we've published various articles by folks who weren't JavaRanch staff, both by professional writers and non-staff ranch members. I think that if we had more of those, the probability of (more frequent) future Journal issues happening would be much increased.
fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 11689

wait..what? We're allowed to have "personal lives"?

i've been doing it wrong all these years...

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