Java User Groups
A recent topic of discussion on the Java.net JUG Leaders mailing list has been how Java User Groups can entice more people who express interest in attending meetings to actually attend the meetings. JUG Indonesia leader Frans Thamura indicated that typically only about 1/3 of the people who sign up for their JUG meetings actually end up attending.
Martijn Verburg of the London Java Community...
on Mar 14, 2012
I’ve just returned from Ireland, where I was presenting a seminar on Clean Code Practices for Java Developers at the Paddy Power Technology Series. You can view my presentation notes.
I also gave a presentation introducing Thucidydes, which included a live coding demonstration. You can find out more about it.
While there I also trained two teams at Paddy Power (an online betting agency,...
on Mar 13, 2012
Prior to last year's JavaOne, I was in contact with Ryan Cuprak, president of the Connecticut Java Users Group (USA). The plan was that we'd get together at some point during JavaOne and chat. As it turned out, once JavaOne started it quickly became a whirlwind for me (and for Ryan, who presented at least 4 sessions at the conference). I was on the way to the airport on the last day of the...
on Mar 12, 2012
I have a Google Alert that searches for "JUG Java" -- it works pretty well. A few days ago, it pointed me to the Adopt-a-JSR presentation that's now available on Java.net in the Java User Groups JUG Collateral Pack 1_ 2012 folder. The 17-slide presentation is authored by Martijn Verburg and James Gough of the London Java Community ("with lots of extra valuable input" from SouJava).
on Mar 7, 2012
I blog this, because shocked with Oracle's Corporate Fair new "program" in our area, Asia Pasific, and feel that our 12 years work is like never seen. Strange what Oracle doing in headquarter, and why all the Sun report from pre-acquzition never come to his office.. I am glad somone can send this blog to him. and change his "status" of this country, Indonesia to a better place...
on Mar 2, 2012
Java User Groups Community leader John Yeary noted that the Algeria Java User Group recently held its first meeting. The meeting was held in conjunction with Software Freedom Day, an international celebration of free and open source software. Algeria JUG members posted pictures from the event on Facebook.
The Algeria JUG describes itself and its objectives as follows:
Algeria JUG is the...
on Dec 7, 2011
This year is a good year for Meruvian, after 6 years work, now the student can achieve as winner in national competition, but we still have problem send them to APICTA for Asia Pasific ICT competition, because dunno why. Merit Award could be sent to Asia Pasific. but cant... I wish APICTA global organizer read my blog.
Edy is a 15 years, when in competition happen, he was still 2 year in...
on Dec 4, 2011
Eclipse is famous IDE in em Java, follows the open source model. The Eclipse project was stated by IBM that does the first version, then donated like open source for the community. The begin costs was above 40 millions. Nowadays, the Eclipse is one of the most used worldwide. Has important feature how the SWT uses and not the Swing, there are too many plug-ins...
on Nov 26, 2011
2011, and I'm back to my favourite conference. In the past two years I attended JavaOne and Jazoon, but for different reasons I wasn't able to go to Antwerpen. A number of things have changed in the meantime. Sun is no more here, but I already absorbed the shock at JavaOne 2010. Devoxx is held in November since a couple of years (previously it was in December). For my desire to match a...
on Nov 16, 2011
The second edition of Java Magazine (November/December) will go out in few days. In the Part 2 of the my article, you will see in detail how to use JSON to handle the response returned to the HTML5 client.
The first Part 1 of my article published in the first edition of Java Magazine (available here http://tinyurl.com/65jos8n) has shown how you can create and deploy quickly a Java EE...
on Nov 13, 2011
The very last thing JUG-AFRICA founder Max Bonbhel did at JavaOne 2011 was to spend a few moments with me chatting about Java User Groups in Africa and the unique problems they, and African developers in general, face. Despite the obstacles, growth of the Java community in Africa is surging.
Check out the video:
Immediately after that last scene, Max was literally running to where he had...
on Oct 6, 2011
Tuesday morning at JavaOne, I spoke with London Java Community leader Martijn Verburg about the LJC's decision to seek a position on the JCP's Executive Committee, the JCP.next (JSR 348) effort, the outlook for JUGs and the JCP, JavaOne, Java, ... all this in under 3 minutes!
Check out the Oracle Media Network for more JavaOne 2011 videos (click on the "Newest" tab).
More Java One News...
on Oct 4, 2011
On saturday 13th august 2011, FASOJUG followed a training session on Spring 3 passionately with rock java evangelist and JavaPassion instructor Sang Shin. The speaker, with his punctuality feature, started the webinar at 11:00 AM UTC and held the attendees for seven hours (until 6:00 PM UTC). Sang covered for the JUG the topics below :
Spring 3 and Maven
Spring 3 MVC Basics
Spring 3 MVC Form...
on Aug 23, 2011
JUG-AFRICA and JCertif 2011 honored in the first Java Magazine Premier Issue (Page 7) and I have published the first of a three part series of technical article in Java Magazine Premier Issue (Page 17) on how to build and deploy RESTful Web Services.
Another article about JUG-AFRICA published on Oracle website Oracle.com (http://tinyurl.com/3mf4m6t).
on Aug 7, 2011
As some of you already know. The next edition of JCertif is coming.
This year again the JCertif Conference will bring together developers from across Africa to learn, collaborate, and inspire each other.
This year, we're happy to announce 3 days of Java and Android training and 2 days of great talk, focusing on key areas where Java and open source are driving innovation: Java, Android...
on Aug 7, 2011
Easy-Cassandra is a framework ORM API and a high client for Apache Cassandra in java, with this is possible persist information from the Java Object in easy way. For this is only necessary add some annotations in some fields and your class. It works like an abstraction's tier in the Thrift, doing call for Cassandra.
on Feb 21, 2012
Nowadays the Enterprise applications beyond persist String and number also can save file. Persist this information is very interesting, for example, a civil process there are information about the process (name of author, date, number of protocol) and the document which represents, or a twett with an image. In Apache Cassandra, you can save file, but for large file you should use...
on Feb 1, 2012
From 1995, when was launched the first Java's version, to 2012 the Java evolute obtained seven versions, many improvements and fixes bugs. In 2011 the biggest “boom” in the java world was about the openjdk recently it's grew in exponential way, but there are some myths arount it, for example, some people know the openjdk like “poor brother” of SUN's JDK (actually Oracle...
on Jan 17, 2012
Was added to his package to facilitate applications which needs scalable processes.
A feature is atomic variable. Variable atomic means that it cannot be divided - it's like the S.O. with any resource (Driver CD, USB) cannot be divided but needs be used in many processes.
on Oct 26, 2011
Welcome java 7 part 3 -NIO 2 JSR 203
So like the coin project, in the NIO 2 there aren't unprecedented features in this e -specification, but now it's possible do some easier work I/Os in java. With the class java.io.Files are possible to perform several operations in simple mode. For that it needs and uses the java.io.file.Path, this interface represents files and...
on Oct 10, 2011