Here is what I learned at the CLS-West gathering of San Francisco Bay Area Community leaders -- A Community Cabal
My first speech of the year will be at the JavaDay 2010 in Rome - officially a JUG event, practically a mini-conference (with more than one thousand attendees). It's free, so save the date.
My speech will be about best design practices for component oriented platforms - of course, such as the NetBeans Platform, but it's a design talk, so most concepts can be applied in different contexts as...
ORIGINALLY Posted on December 10, 2009 at 2:21 PM PST (before java.net site was taken down)
Last night, I attended the very first JavaFX JUG meeting in Silicon Valley. SVJAVAFX.org. We has a special guest speaker in Richard Bair who gave an introductory talk on JavaFX. Also, Josh Marinacci happened to be in town from Portland, Or. Stephen Chin plugged Josh into the talk line-up before...
My mailbox aggregates several Java User Groups and other specialized sources of information about the Java universe, with special guests like CEJUG and the Java EE community. Many of these Java sources are used by consultant companies to hire smart people, and since last year I am reading a desperate growing interest about skilled Java developers. More: few days ago I was having a coffee with...
In November, Servlet 3.0
Specification Lead Rajiv Mordani, and I started providing technical
advice to the team at Sun developing the successor to the Sun
Certified Web Component (SCWD) certification exam. This new exam
covers Java EE 6, including JSF 2. All this week, the work will
continue in the form of an offsite workshop at the
To help ensure the highest quality exam possible (and...
As it seems, Marc and Paul (the leaders of JAX-RS / Jersey) really have understood what OpenSource really means: Communicate with the community, understand their needs and thoughts, accept their ideas. I would wish that more project leaders would assimilate this open mind and welcoming kind of leadership.
Jazoon 2010 is calling for papers, with a renewed website and some surprises reserved for the ones participating in the conference.
A Spring Integration talk by Jonas Partner for Egyptian Java User Group at Cairo University. Another short session about upcoming Java Developer Conference 2010 by Ahmed Hashim.
Just cleared out my iTouch of Tweets from the DEVOXX09 conference....Man! were there a lot of Tweets... Here's a list of the one's I've "starred"...there were hundreds more...
There was a bunch of good things to see at this years Devoxx. My personal highlights are ScalaTest (you definitively want to look into this when testing concurrency in any java code ... the best way to test different race scenarios I've seen so far).
Another highlight was the amount of work done on JavaFX yet. The new UI for the clickable gui builder shown briefly by Tor ... surely you remember...
I authored a refcard about GlassFish v3 recently which covers GlassFish v3 new features. You can download the refcard freely and use it to learn version 3 features and capabilities.
Here is a collection of voices from the DEVOXX 2009 conference
Here is a raw recording of the JUG BOF at DEVOXX with James Recording. Detailed list of topics discussed by timeline of the MP3 recording. MP3 is 19MB to download and is 40+ min long.
People often ask me where are the photos I took from various community events. Go here http://picasaweb.google.com/sunahouston2
Job markets are tough right now. Consider joining a User Group as a means to network with potential co-workers.
Extends javadoc with custom tags like @example. It can allows you to add code that will be present in the javadoc.
HI My Name is Aaron. And I work with Java Use Groups and Java Champions. Here is a typical email I get from someone who is interested in starting a Java User Group and how I help them get started.
Content available at: http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/right_scale_user_meetup_trip
Even if you love Netbeans, don't you think Eclipse is worth $5?
Register before Monday to save $200 on the 2nd annual JSF Summit this Dec 1st-4th in Orlando, FL.