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T h e . C o d e R a n c h . J o u r n a l - O c t o b e r . 2 0 1 6 . E d i t i o n

Howdy from all the CodeRanch staff, and welcome to the October edition of the 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

* Algorithms v. "The Real World" - One of the CodeRanch Staff met with some 'real world' resistance when using the algorithms he learned as a CS student and asks whether that's normal.

* Developing a queuing mechanism - The why, what, and how are thoroughly explored in this discussion about a creating a high throughput queue.

* Pass by value vs pass by reference - It's a feature that's as old as the hills but it still makes for a good discussion.

* Free Music Resource - This user has been sharing their free high quality music tracks for use in games for over a year now. That's a big thumbs up from us.

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.

Our recent book promotions and their winners can be found below:

* Functional Reactive Programming

* The CS Detective

* Penetration Testing Basics

* The Way of the Web Tester

We've got some promotions coming up. Check the book promo schedule.

* Building A Comprehensive IT Security Program - Jeremy Wittkop

* Cybersecurity Lexicon - Luis Ayala

* Cyber-Physical Attack Recovery Procedures - Luis Ayala

B o o k . R e v i e w s

We have a dedicated forum for book reviews. Please check out the latest reviews (also available on our Book Review Grid)

* Business Blockchain - by William Mougayar

* OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Certification Guide - by Mala Gupta

* The CS Detective - by Jeremy Kubia

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    A b o u t . T h e . E d i t o r

    This Journal edition was brought to you by CodeRanch Sheriff Tim Cooke. Tim has been doing this software engineering malarkey for a living for nearly a decade and currently works as a Software Engineer in Belfast, Northern Ireland, for the largest Derivatives Trading Exchange in the World.

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