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T h e . C o d e R a n c h . J o u r n a l - J u n e . 2 0 1 7 . E d i t i o n

Howdy from all the CodeRanch staff, and welcome to the June edition of the CodeRanch Journal.

W h a t ' s . N e w?

Paul Wheaton, our trailboss, recently hosted a two-week Appropriate Technology Course.  If you ever wondered what it was all about, a PDF of the teacher's notes is available covering everything from grey water to keeping your beer cold without a fridge!

Do you want to advertise for a small price in front of a big audience? Try our new "thread boost" feature. Read more about it Thread Boost Feature.

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

*   Is it good to create an interface and then its implementation class, instead of just the class

*   Is there a way to produce sound with Java? 

* Picking a random Key and Value from a Map?

* Difference between equals() and == for Objects?

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

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

* Java 9 Revealed

* Scala for the Impatient

* Kubernetes Management Design Patterns

* Java Concurrency Live Lessons

* Murach's Python Programming

Some upcoming ones are:

* Learning React - Kirupa Chinnathambi

* Domain Driven Development Live Lessons Video - Vaughn Vernon

* Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide - Bill Phillips & Chris Stewart

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: Book-Review-Grid)

T h e . M o o s e . o n . S o c i a l

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

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