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Java Open Source initiative in Brazil
Belem Java User Group
Hellenic Java User Group (www.jhug.gr)
This article will explore StarLogo adventure projects, from a termite colony that displays emergent behavior to bumper turtles that familiarize us with the StarLogo environment. These projects demonstrate how kids can play and explore before learning how to program. Finally, avenues for further exploration will be illuminated.
December 19, 2003
Socratic dialogue introduces the philosophy of constant-change software development, developing large systems through many small changes.
April 27, 2004
Simple powerful transparent distributed computing; home of the World Wide Virtual Machine (wwvm)
Pragmatic Programmers Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas talk with Bill Venners about a gardening metaphor for software development, the reasons coding is not mechanical, and the importance of getting feedback during development by firing "tracer bullets."
February 23, 2004
Pragmatic Programmers Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas talk with Bill Venners about software craftsmanship, the importance of fixing the small problems in your code (the "broken windows") so they don't grow into large problems, and making design decisions that are reversible and adaptive.
February 6, 2004
Teachers of object-oriented programming can use the Fit framework to create an executable spec for an assignment. The spec itself leads the students through the project.
August 28, 2003
San Diego Java User's Group
The Java Research License (JRL) was introduced at JavaOne as a new open source license for universities and research. A panel of java.net bloggers talk about the new license and invite you into the discussion.
June 24, 2003
The goal of the Javapedia Project on java.net is to create a complete and accurate online encyclopedia of all things Java. If it relates to Java, it belongs in the Javapedia.
June 10, 2003