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CodeRanch Journal - August 2018
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T h e . C o d e R a n c h . J o u r n a l
August 2018 Edition
Howdy from all the CodeRanch staff, and welcome to the August edition of the Journal.
W H A T ' S . N E W?
Planning to participate in software crafting event on
Global Day of Coderetreat
(November 17, 2018)?
Have a look at fairly recently created forum
for a Ranch's open source project
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 . T o p i c s
Converting from List To Map
What's new in Java - a quick overview
How to deal effectively with short 10 day sprints
B o o k . P r o m o t i o n s . & . W i n n e r 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.
We've got some promotions coming up. Check the
Book Promotions Schedule
Some upcoming ones are:
Software Design X-Rays (e-book) by Adam Tornhill
The Journey to Enterprise Agility by Daryl Kulak & Hong Li
Book promotions winners can be found at:
A big Congratulations to our Past Winners
B o o k . 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
Recently reviewed books
by Jeanne Boyarsky:
Complete Guide to Open Source Big Data Stack by Michael Frampton
(8 out of 10 horseshoes)
Making Work Visible: Exposing Time Theft to Optimize Work & flow by Dominica Degrandis
(10 out of 10 horseshoes)
by Vijitha Kumara:
Java By Comparison: Become a Java Craftsman in 70 Examples by Simon Harrer
(9 out of 10 horseshoes)
Book Review Grid
will give you an overview.
Editor's recommended book to read:
Clean Code by Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob)
T h e . M o o s e . o n . S o c i a l
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