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Frans Thamura

Frans Thamura, the most Java-man on earth, lives in Jakarta, in Java island, Indonesia. He owns several Java companies, is a JUG Indonesia Leader, Java Champion and Oracle Regional Director, and a JEDI implementator in Indonesia under JENI Project, a goverment owned Java education services Founder of Meruvian, jTechnopreneur Program. Contact: Mobile: +62 855 7888 699 Email: frans at meruvian dot org


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Java as certification brand.. JSR 358, and Future of Harmony certification + Android as Java

Posted by fthamura on June 14, 2012 at 3:58 AM PDT

After reading the - JSR 358, i can see the prospect of Harmony become JavaSE. Yes, there is no reason to keep block the Harmony become JavaSE.. to keep the community under Java umbrella, we need to make it.. but i can see Java will move from product become standard.. the RI is ok.... but i love the new body.. :) will JSR 358 make this happen.

Indonesian Java Movement from My Side.

Posted by fthamura on March 2, 2012 at 8:40 AM PST

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.

Aliber Project in, Award in Indonesia ICT Award. miss APICTA Competition

Posted by fthamura on December 4, 2011 at 9:14 AM PST

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.

Communities in Emerging Country and Hard Selling

Posted by fthamura on July 25, 2011 at 2:15 PM PDT

 Indonesia (and I believe in most the emerging country and less educated country -- of course corrupted country--) is the hard selling country, i know this model from my friend who lead the milions dollar sales business, a local brand that become of the strong brand in the country. vs Google Code vs Github

Posted by fthamura on July 17, 2011 at 1:23 AM PDT

 We just working with a little documentation for our internship and internal people inside Meruvian dan networks, for make a standard development. We use for presure because mostly our work is Java based, we think Android is also Java based.. :)

Linking Projects under BlueOxygen with Maven + Student Power of Indonesia

Posted by fthamura on July 8, 2011 at 8:25 AM PDT

We are now success put Cimande to, but of course, because this is our first deployment, so there are bugs that we fix, but hopefully we will fix it shortly, because 55 kids (highschool) waiting for those, and several univ student waiting to start using it. 

Since the blog posting, we found a bugs in dbunit in our code, but that wont stop me to blog here.

Repositioning in Dev Ecosystem at Meruvian/Indonesia

Posted by fthamura on July 4, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT

Hi, we just create a small diagram for our 2011 program, and 50 highschool kids learning this model, around 12 univ student and 6 lecturer from polytechnis in north sulawesi island, in the progress to evaluate this concept in real case.


Linking Nexus @ with Meruvian's Edu Program

Posted by fthamura on July 2, 2011 at 12:28 AM PDT

 has been a while since use Kenai, and of course, this is amazing a lot of things.

Has been several months, I never visit ... pitty me.

we move the JIRA now, still several project, we dont know how to move the current issues to current JIRA. anyone can help?

What's cool inside - GIT - JIRA (Greenhooper*) - Multiple SCM

Posted by fthamura on May 24, 2011 at 10:42 AM PDT

I lead an education program related to Java in the country, and now we lets everyone to use this platform of innovation as default, because we can see a lot of things that we manage before, now it is inside.


Several cool feature that we use and now inside


1. as brand

Oracle sues Java traning course in SF because train Java language..

Posted by fthamura on April 1, 2011 at 9:59 AM PDT

Today, Oracle send the court to a small java training center that teach java language in San Francisco, because they teach Java language..including the honocoroko wording..