T h e . C o d e R a n c h . J o u r n a l - S e p t e m b e r . 2 0 2 0 . E d i t i o n
A big howdy from all the CodeRanch
staff, and welcome to the September edition of the CodeRanch
N e w . B a r t e n d e r s
Congratulations to our new Bartender: Jj Roberts
. Thanks for your great contributions to CodeRanch.
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
Here's some threads from this month that are worth giving a read:
The "Java killers"A challenge problem for the nightJLS Postfix Increment Operator ++ QuestionWhat Are "void-compatible" Blocks And "value-compatible" BlocksTest Driven Development - Is it just a money maker for its creators?
Thanks to Michael Yuan, Cay Horstmann, Frank Mi and Tom Joe for starting these topics and everyone else that joined in for the discussions.
T h e . N e w . 1 Z 0 - 8 1 9 . E x a m
Oracle has merged the 1Z0-815 and 1Z0-816 exams into a single exam: the 1Z0-819. While this was introduced a bit too suddenly for those who had taken the 815, it's good for those who haven't started taking the test. One exam == half price! All existing 815/816 study materials are good to use - just skip a few topics like assertions and CallableStatement. To discuss, see.... Read more in the following threads and join in the discussions in the Programmer Certification (OCPJP) forum:
1Z0-819 exam infoFeedback on the new OCP Java 11 Developer 1Z0-819 examDon’t Panic: Oracle announces new Java OCP 11 Exam!
T h e . R o u n d - u p . G a m e
The JavaRanch Rule Round-up Game has been updated with a new a web version.
Navigate to https://javaranch.com/game/game2.jsp
and test your knowledge.
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 October:
Machine Learning Bookcamp (October 6th)
In Machine Learning Bookcamp, you’ll create and deploy
Python-based machine learning models for a variety of increasingly
challenging projects. By the end of the bookcamp, you’ll have
built a portfolio of business-relevant machine learning projects
that hiring managers will be excited to see.
Deep Reinforcement Learning in Action (October 13th)
Alexander Zai and Brandon Brown
Deep Reinforcement Learning in Action teaches you the fundamental
concepts and terminology of deep reinforcement learning, along
with the practical skills and techniques you’ll need to implement
it into your own projects.
Zero to AI (October 20th)
In Zero to AI, you’ll explore a variety of practical AI
applications you can use to improve customer experiences, optimize
marketing, help you cut costs, and more.
This month's book promotion winners:
OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 11 Developer Complete Study Guide
Winners: Charles O'Leary, Adrian Pop, Seema Richard and Frank Mi
Winners: Greg Horie, Salil Wadnerkar, Mike Simmons and Frank Mi
Svelte and Sapper in Action
Winners: Salil Wadnerkar, Claude Moore, Frank Mi and Liutauras Vilda
And a big Congratulations to our past Winners
T h e . M o o s e . i s . L o o s e . o n . S o c i a l . M e d i a
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O u r . S t a f f
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A b o u t . T h e . E d i t o r
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J o u r n a l . A r c h i v e
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