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T h e . C o d e R a n c h . J o u r n a l  -  S e p t e m b e r . 2 0 1 9 . E d i t i o n

A big howdy from all the CodeRanch staff, and welcome to the September edition of the CodeRanch Journal.

N e w . a t . C o d e r a n c h
New Forums
Keep an eye on these new forums:
  • Quantum Computing
  • Reactive Progamming

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  • Devaka brings us a new feature to help make forum watching even better: Get a notification when a thread has not been updated

  • I n t e r e s t i n g . C o d e R a n c h . F o r u m . P o s t s
    Here's some threads from this month that are worth giving a read:
  • Refactoring Exercise: An example
  • Why is "how are you" asked when the reply is always "I am fine" even if not so?
  • Is it acceptable to have long names for variable?
  • Everything's broke and nothing works?

  • Thanks to Junilu Lacar, Satyaprakash Joshii, Monica Shiralkar, and Joe Ess for starting these topics and everyone else that joined in for the discussions.

    B o o k . P r o m o t i o n s
    There's a book (or software) promotion just about every week at CodeRanch. Just ask a question in the appropriate forum and you're eligible to win a copy of the book (or license).
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    Upcoming promotions in October:
  • Graph Algorithms: Practical Examples in Apache Spark and Neo4j
         Mark Needham and Amy E. Hodler
         Learn how graph algorithms can help you leverage relationships within
         your data to develop intelligent solutions and enhance your machine learning models

  • Programming Quantum Computers: Essential Algorithms and Code Samples
         Eric R. Johnston, Nic Harrigan, and Mercedes Gimeno-Segovia
         Quantum computers are poised to kick-start a new computing revolution—and
         you can join in right away.

  • Reactive Streams in Java: Concurrency with RxJava, Reactor, and Akka Streams
         Adam L. Davis
         Get an easy introduction to reactive streams in Java to handle concurrency, data streams,
         and the propagation of change in today's applications.

  • This month's book promotion winners:
  • The Java Module System
  • OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 11 Programmer I Exam Fundamentals 1Z0-815

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