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

Howdy from all the CodeRanch staff, and welcome to the March 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

  • News about the new certification exams for Java 11
  • Answers to questions that you may have about OCP 11
  • Discussion about the question -  Is EJB still being used today?

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

  • Scott blogs about his experience taking the new Java SE 11 Programmer I 1Z0-815 Exam

  • 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).
    Check the book promotions schedule.

    Upcoming promotions in April:
  • Serverless Programming Cookbook - Heartin Kanikathottu
         Build, secure, and deploy real-world serverless applications in AWS
         and peek into the serverless cloud offerings from Azure, Google Cloud, and IBM Cloud

  • Production Ready Serverless (Video) - Yan Cui
         Operational Best Practices introduces you to leading patterns and practices
         for creating operationally sound serverless applications using
         AWS Lambda, API Gateway, and Kinesis.

  • Serverless Applications with Node.js - Slobodan Stojanovic and Aleksandar Simovic
         This book walks you through building serverless apps on AWS using JavaScript.

  • Natural Language Processing in Action - Hobson Lane, Hannes Hapke and Cole Howard
         Your guide to creating machines that understand human language
         using the power of Python with its ecosystem of packages dedicated to NLP and AI.

  • This month's book promotion winners:
  • Core Java, Volume II--Advanced Feature
  • Python Continuous Integration and Delivery
  • Head First Go

  • 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 C++ Programming by Joel Murach & Mary Delamater - Jeanne Boyarsky
  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate Guide by Vipul Tankariya and Bhavin Parmar - Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Python Continuous Integration and Delivery by Moritz Lenz - Jeanne Boyarsky

  • Please check out the latest reviews (also available on our book review grid: Book-Review-Grid)

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    O u r . S t a f f

    Thanks to all staff that volunteer their time and share their knowledge to make this site the friendliest place on the web to learn.  A special thanks this month to the following members ...

  • Marshals: Campbell Ritchie · Liutauras Vilda · Bear Bibeault · Paul Clapham · Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Sheriffs: Devaka Cooray · Junilu Lacar · Tim Cooke
  • Saloon Keepers: Tim Moores · Ron McLeod · Tim Holloway · Claude Moore ·  Stephan van Hulst
  • Bartenders: Winston Gutkowski · Carey Brown · Frits Walraven

  • A b o u t . T h e . E d i t o r

    Ron McLeod has been a member of CodeRanch since 2013 and a Moderator since 2015.

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