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T h e . C o d e R a n c h . J o u r n a l

N O V E M B E R . 2018 . E D I T I O N

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

W H A T ' S . N E W?

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    R e c e n t . S t a f f . B l o g s

  • Jeanne blogs about Five hours of real coding in Visual Studio Code
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