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Blog Archive for ahashim during January 2008

How Java is popular in Egypt? In my interview with Geertjan Wielenga, he asked me this question, I think Java popularity is around 25% in Egypt. Some friends asked me verbally about the reason behind my opinion. .net platform is very popular because of .net is popular in universities, very easy to learn and TA's can easily work through it. In some egypian universities, you will not find any...
Mmm, you can ask this question if you have an inactive user group, or when you are going to establish a new user group. How to make a successful Java User Group? After discussing with JUG-Leaders allover the world, and with the support & idea of Aaron Houston, the Sun JUG program coordinator we reached the keys of the success of every java user group. Now I will try to conclude them in...
Last week, I had an interview with Geertjan Wielenga, an author at JavaLobby (also Netbeans Engineer ), it was about JUG in Egypt and our upcoming event. It was a very interesting meeting, Geertjan can speak Arabic BTW:-) The interview is available on JavaLobby website
I tried twice to attend JavaPolis but I have a major show stopper, I can't get Visa from Egypt to Belgium. I am not the only case, a sporting club in Egypt lost an opportunity to join a champion in Belgium because of the Visa. Simply the Belgium Embassy in Cairo rejects 95% of the visa applications without any justification. In this article, they mentioned the case of the "Shotting club" which...