• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Bear Bibeault
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Martin Vashko
Sheriffs:
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Tim Cooke
  • Knute Snortum
Saloon Keepers:
  • Ron McLeod
  • Tim Moores
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
Bartenders:
  • Scott Selikoff
  • salvin francis
  • Piet Souris

The big 2008 fundraiser

 
Trailboss
Posts: 23036
IntelliJ IDE Firefox Browser Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
It has been almost four years since our last fundraiser.

Wow.

And this year ..... this fundraiser ....

Wow.

I tried to put a wrap-up message on the fundraiser page at www.javaranch.com/funraiser.jsp

(fixed url)
[ February 05, 2008: Message edited by: Marilyn de Queiroz ]
 
blacksmith
Posts: 979
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Congratulations!...keep the campfire burning

Gian
 
author & internet detective
Posts: 39655
785
Eclipse IDE VI Editor Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Updated: If you are in our records to receive a book, you should have gotten an e-mail from me today. If you did not, please e-mail bookpromotion AT javaranch DOT com before TUESDAY 4pm JavaRanch time.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 69
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi curious to know when the server upgrade will be taking place!, or even when the quietest times are on the forum that would enable me to post multiple replies to different people that would benefit the forum. I see you have reportedly got enough money now for the server upgrade, is there an ETA for the implementation?
 
paul wheaton
Trailboss
Posts: 23036
IntelliJ IDE Firefox Browser Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
With volunteers, we (I?) never ask for an ETA.

I can say that the server is now in our hands.
 
Robert Elbourn
Ranch Hand
Posts: 69
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thanks for getting back to me Glad you have the server. You guys are victims of your own success!
 
Jeanne Boyarsky
author & internet detective
Posts: 39655
785
Eclipse IDE VI Editor Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I sent out all the winner information to publishers today.
 
paul wheaton
Trailboss
Posts: 23036
IntelliJ IDE Firefox Browser Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Wow! Jeanne! That was quick!
 
Rancher
Posts: 13459
Android Eclipse IDE Ubuntu
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hey Paul's here
I thought you'd be half way to Mexico by now
 
Gian Franco
blacksmith
Posts: 979
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Originally posted by paul wheaton:
Wow! Jeanne! That was quick!



Yep, quick and friendly too

A big thanks to Boyarsky,

Gian
 
Jeanne Boyarsky
author & internet detective
Posts: 39655
785
Eclipse IDE VI Editor Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Originally posted by Gian Franco:
Yep, quick and friendly too


Thanks Gian!
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3389
Mac MySQL Database Tomcat Server
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Wow. that's really nice. I feel so sorry to have missed this as i was out of station and fell sick. Thats why could not visit the site in the meantime and contribute in time. Is there a way to take part now?

I seriously and wholeheartedly felt this excellent site deserves much more contributions as it is like a mother feeding the required milk to the kids, we people take so much from it. I personally have got my knowledge improved and i am deeply indebted to JavaRanch! I would very proudly say.

I love JavaRanch!
 
David O'Meara
Rancher
Posts: 13459
Android Eclipse IDE Ubuntu
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thanks for your interest
The regular donations page is always open, which pays for tea and biscuits and hosting costs
 
Raghavan Muthu
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3389
Mac MySQL Database Tomcat Server
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thank you David. I was asking for the this "fundraiser" especially.
 
Wanderer
Posts: 18671
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
No, this fundraiser is complete and we've already determined who gets free books, etc. Sorry.
 
Jeanne Boyarsky
author & internet detective
Posts: 39655
785
Eclipse IDE VI Editor Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Update: The McGraw-Hill books are all going out Monday.

All other books should have been sent already.
 
Gian Franco
blacksmith
Posts: 979
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Jeanne,

Thanks for the update...
 
Jeanne Boyarsky
author & internet detective
Posts: 39655
785
Eclipse IDE VI Editor Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Originally posted by Jeanne Boyarsky:
Update: The McGraw-Hill books are all going out Monday.


There was some confusion and that didn't happen. I now have an e-mail confirming that the books (very recently) went out. We should expect to get them in a week or two.
 
Jeanne Boyarsky
author & internet detective
Posts: 39655
785
Eclipse IDE VI Editor Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I got my McGraw-Hill book in yesterday's (Monday's) mail. The book was mailed from New York City and I live in New York City, so I expect I am in the first wave of them. This should give an idea of we should all expect to get the book though. As usual, expect it to take a little longer if you are outside the US.
 
Do not set lab on fire. Or this tiny ad:
Java file APIs (DOC, XLS, PDF, and many more)
https://products.aspose.com/total/java
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!