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 all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Bear Bibeault
  • Tim Cooke
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Paul Clapham
  • Devaka Cooray
  • Knute Snortum
Saloon Keepers:
  • Ron McLeod
  • Tim Moores
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Frits Walraven
  • Carey Brown
  • salvin francis
  • Claude Moore
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Report post to moderator
T h e . C o d e R a n c h . J o u r n a l

April 2019 Edition

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

A . B e t t e r . W o r l d!
by Paul Wheaton

  • A book about global solutions you can do in your backyard.
  • Live a more luxuriant life, save money and REALLY make a difference in solving global problems.
  • Environmentalism without sacrifice.


    A . S p o n s o r ' s . C o r n e r!

  • Become Java guru with IntelliJ IDEA!
  • Save time with code generation and ensure top code quality with IntelliJ IDEA's code analysis and refactoring.

  • Download free at

    W h a t ' s . N e w?

    April's promotions - thankful for the great contributions
  • Marshalls: Campbell Ritchie, Liutauras Vilda, Bear Bibeault, Jeanne Boyarsky, paul wheaton
  • Saloon Keepers: Stephan van Hulst, Ron McLeod, Tim Moores, salvin francis, Carey Brown
  • Master Ranchers: Nicole Alderman, Mikalai Zaikin, Rob Camick
  • Ranch Foremen: Jay McGavren, Louis Muller, Moritz Lenz, Al Hobbs

  • 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

  • Functional vs Old style programming syntax
  • Importance of Inheritance
  • Design an Elevator System
  • Traversing a stream of Characters

  • B o o k . P r o m o t i o n s . & . W i n n e r 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 Promotions Schedule.

    Some upcoming ones are:

  • Natural Language Processing in Action by Hobson Lane, Hannes Hapke & Cole Howard
  • Building Ethereum DApps by Roberto Infante
  • Grokking Bitcoin by Kalle Rosenbaum
  • Well Grounded Rubyist by David Black & Leo Joseph

  • Book promotions winners can be found at:

  • A big Congratulations to our Past Winners

  • B o o k . a n d . R e v i e w s

    We have several forums dedicated to talk about books. Here are some interesting reviews and recommendations from the CodeRanch staff in our Book Reviews forum.

    Recently reviewed books

    by Jeanne Boyarsky:
  • AWS Certified Developer Associate Guide by Vipul Tankariya and Bhavin Parmar (5 out of 10 horseshoes)
  • Python Continuous Integration and Delivery by Moritz Lenz (7 out of 10 horseshoes)
  • Java in a Nutshell by Ben Evans and David Flanagan (9 out of 10 horseshoes)

  • The Book Review Grid will give you an overview.

    Editor's book choice for the month:
  • Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code by Martin Fowler and Kent Beck

  • 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
  • Google+
  • 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

    Liutauras Vilda - a passionate software developer, who could walk 10 miles one way just to rename variable to a better one.

    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.
    No. No. No. No. Changed my mind. Wanna come down. To see this tiny ad:
    Create Edit Print & Convert PDF Using Free API with Java
      Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
    • New Topic
    Boost this thread!