This week's book giveaway is in the JDBC and Relational Databases forum.
We're giving away four copies of Murach's MySQL and have Joel Murach on-line!
See this thread for details.
Win a copy of Murach's MySQL this week in the JDBC and Relational Databases forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch 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 Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Ron McLeod
  • Paul Clapham
  • Liutauras Vilda
Sheriffs:
  • paul wheaton
  • Rob Spoor
  • Devaka Cooray
Saloon Keepers:
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
  • Frits Walraven
  • Tim Moores
Bartenders:
  • Mikalai Zaikin

January 2024 Journal

 
author & internet detective
Posts: 41849
904
Eclipse IDE VI Editor Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
T h e . C o d e R a n c h . J o u r n a l
----

January 2024 Edition
Howdy from all the CodeRanch staff, and welcome to the January edition of the Journal.


J u m p i n . J F o r u m . D a y
----
This year, we celebrated the 15th birthday of out cutover to Java based forum software! You can read about the journey to this point https://coderanch.com/wiki/659923/Reading-Ranch-JForum or read the announcement: https://coderanch.com/t/424504/Happy-Year

Every year we have a special feature in honor of "JForum Day". This year we added two features related to PIE.
1) If you've posted in the last year, you'll start getting an offer for a free slice of PIE on your ranch anniversary. Just go into your PMs and click on the link to redeem it! PIE gives you all sorts of special features: https://coderanch.com/forums/pie/listwebpage
2) PIE users now have the option to set an auto reply on their PMs.

You can read about the new features at https://coderanch.com/t/778651/Happy-Jumpin-JForum-Day-read

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
----

Two interesting ones are

Upper bounded wildcards - https://coderanch.com/t/776983/certification/upper-bounded-wildcards-restrict-type
Sequential and indexing - https://coderanch.com/t/775918/certification/Arrays-Sequential-Indexed

So go on and give 'em a read, you won't regret it. Happy codin'!


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

The book review grid (https://coderanch.com/wiki/661186/books/Book-Review-Grid) is a great way to find books to read.

Two new ones are

"Transitioning to Java" - https://coderanch.com/wiki/772426/books/Transitioning-Java-Ken-Fogel
"Practical Design Patterns for Java Developers" - https://coderanch.com/wiki/771173/books/Practical-Design-Patterns-Java-Developers

C o d e R a n c h . 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 :: Ron McLeod :: Devaka Cooray:: Liutauras Vilda :: Paul Clapham
  • Sheriffs: Henry Wong :: Ernest Friedman-Hill
  • Saloon Keepers: Stephan van Hulst :: Tim Moores:: Tim Holloway :: Carey Brown :: Frits Walraven


  • C o d e R a n c h . N e i g h b o r s
    ----
    Richsoil - Permaculture articles n stuff by Paul Wheaton
    Permies - Permaculture and homesteading goofballs


    T h e . M o o s e . o n . S o c i a l
    ----
    The CodeRanch announces latest news/developments frequently on our social media outlets. You can find us at:
  • Twitter
  • Mastodon
  • Facebook

  • Follow / Like us so you don't miss a thing.


    T h i s . M o n t h ' s . E d i t o r
    ----
    This month's Journal editor is Jeanne Boyarsky. She is a Java Champion, published author, and proud moderator at the Ranch. She also developed both JForum day features.


    S u g g e s t i o n s / F e e d b a c k
    ----
    If you have any feedback on this month's journal then feel free to create a topic in our Ranch Office.


    J o u r n a l . A r c h i v e
    ----
    Our previously published journals you can find here.
     
    Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
    reply
      Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
    • New Topic