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JavaRanch Journal, February 2011 Edition

Editor: Roberto Perillo

Howdy from the February JavaRanch Journal!

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Interesting JavaRanch forum posts

  • Demystifying the OCMJD Certification: Successfully Solving the OCMJD Assignment
  • JDK 7 is now feature complete. JDK 7 is finally on its way!
  • Recursion: get to know this powerful programming resource!
  • Writing a Binary File in Java to be read by a C Program and Vice-Versa

  • News from the Ranch

  • This month, we had the OWASP (or, the Open Web Application Security Project) team answering questions about their book.
  • We also had a small contest in order to choose Clojure or Security forum advocates
  • Check out the winners of The Joy of Clojure book
  • Check out the winners of the OWASP book

  • Book Reviews

  • Leadership, Teamwork, and Trust: Building a Competitive Software Capability

  • Archive

  • If you are taking the OCMJD certification, you can use the Tests for the Data Class/Locking Mechanism to make sure your Data class is really thread-safe.
  • Here's an interesting interview where Martin Fowler and Paulo Caroli discuss continuous integration, deployment and tests. The interviewer happens to be my good buddy Paulo Silveira.

  • Suggestion/Feedback

    If you have any feedback on this month's journal then discuss it in the thread here. Or if you have any general suggestions about the JavaRanch journal, then feel free to open a new thread in our Ranch Office forum.

    Your editor this month

    Roberto Perillo is brazilian, has bachelor's degree in Computer Science and is currently mastering in Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Aeronautical Institute of Technology. He currently has the SCJP, SCJD, SCWCD and SCBCD certifications and works as tech lead and senior Java developer. In his free time, he likes to hang with his girlfriend, family and friends, run, swim, play basketball, play the guitar and support his favorite soccer team: Sao Paulo Futebol Clube!

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