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Felipe Gaucho

Felipe Gaúcho works as senior software engineer at Netcetera AG in Switzerland. He is a well known Brazilian JUG leader and open-source evangelist. Felipe works with Java since its early versions and has plans to keep that Java tradition as it is. When he is not coding, he prefers to listen reggae and travel around with his lovely wife Alena and his son Rodrigo.


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Java Puzzlers strikes JavaONE

Posted by felipegaucho on May 8, 2007 at 4:46 PM PDT

Dr. Joshua Bloch and a representative of Dr. Neal Gafter just finished a fantastic presentation about weird behaviour of apparently simple programs, the tricky behaviour they call Java Puzzlers. They not only showed the puzzles but also the way to fix it in day-by-day life. The contents included this assertions:

Thanks Netbeans Day 2007

Posted by felipegaucho on May 8, 2007 at 12:44 PM PDT

Gregg Sporar lead a technical session about the new Netbeans 6.0, together with a set of SUN engineers.

If you can't code, retire.

Posted by felipegaucho on May 7, 2007 at 1:17 PM PDT

Other interesting points of the fun lunch was about usability, development tools, Java language outlook and other minor social behavior that drives our profession. Observing the quiet room listening the speakers I felt a reliever feeling about the knowledge prevalence in the era of management and marketing.

Interview with the editor-in-chief of Netbeans Magazine

Posted by felipegaucho on May 7, 2007 at 8:05 AM PDT

Netbeans Day is happening at Moscone and walking by San Francisco I had a chance to interview Leonardo Galvão - the magazine's editor. On board of a Star Bucks Cafe, Leonardo gave some tips about the new online resource for the Netbeans users.

What is Netbeans Magazine ?

Will Java become Open Source in JavaONE?

Posted by felipegaucho on April 30, 2007 at 5:04 AM PDT
Top SUN guys, global media coverage, thousands of developers and the rock stars of Java community - basically all stakeholders of the Java universe will be together next week at San Francisco. For sure it is one of the best moments to seal the joint between OSS community and Java people.

Ubuntu test-drive for Windows users.

Posted by felipegaucho on April 22, 2007 at 5:27 AM PDT

Simple and direct, let's install everything you need to try out Java on Linux at your Windows machine.

SUN Tech Days @ Brazil

Posted by felipegaucho on April 17, 2007 at 3:15 AM PDT

The giant SUN Tech Days @ Brazil

First of all I need to mention that Brazil is promoting probably the biggest SUN
Tech Days in the world
, with more than three thousand participants over twenty
different cities.

Scriptlet programming challenge 4 students (JDK6 x Groovy)

Posted by felipegaucho on April 11, 2007 at 6:06 AM PDT

ELCA announced an entry level
scriptlet competition at Jazoon'07,
with focus in innovative thinking and rapid application development based
on the new features of the JDK 6
or based on Groovy.

Demo slots free for OSS @ Jazoon'07

Posted by felipegaucho on March 26, 2007 at 5:02 AM PDT

There are still some open opportunities for developers and companies who are thinking about showing their products at Jazoon'07 - the international conference on Java technology of Zürich, Switzerland. Despite the keynote speakers and technical presentations are already selected, you have two opportunities to include your project or company on the spot:

Notebooks for conferences

Posted by felipegaucho on March 19, 2007 at 8:56 AM PDT

Someone who is preparing to attend big conferences like JavaOne and Jazoon'07 should make a criterious preparation in order to optimize the chances of learning and making contacts to smart people.