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T h e . C o d e R a n c h . J o u r n a l - March . 2 0 1 8 . E d i t i o n

Howdy from all the CodeRanch staff, and welcome to the March 2018 edition of the CodeRanch Journal.

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

  • A typical example on how a novice programmer gets support from fellow ranchers on his project
  • Discussion on Functional vs Procedural with Lambdas
  • A fellow rancher learns how to setup project structure for testing
  • Interesting discussion on Spring’s bean auto-wiring

  • B l o g . E n t r i e s . F r o m . S t a f f

  • Junilu blogs about “How Schools are Failing Novice Programmers”
  • Junilu’s blog on “Pragmatic Thinking & Learning”
  • Jeanne blogs her experience with Oracle Code NYC 2018
  • Again, Junilu’s take on “The Cyclical Nature of Interconnected Things”

  • 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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    Some upcoming promotions are:

  • Effective Java (Third Edition) - Josh Bloch
  • Murach's HTML5 and CSS3 - Anne Boehm & Zak Ruvalcaba
  • Java by Comparison (e-book) - Simon Harrer, Jörg Lenhard, Linus Dietz
  • Securing DevOps - Julien Vehent

  • And a big Congratulations to our past Winners

    B o o k s . A n d . R e v i e w s

    We have several forums dedicated to talk about books. Here are some interesting reviews and recommendations from the CodeRanch staff in our Book Reviews forum

  • Murach's PHP and MySQL (3rd Edition) by Joel Murach & Ray Harris

  • Please check out the latest reviews (also available on our book review grid)

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