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Book Giveaway

Posted by Adam Davis on November 5, 2018 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

Hi! Is anyone interested in one of these books? If so please follow/retweet and tell me which book. Thanx!…

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How to Build a Web Crawler from Scratch – A Guide for Beginners

Posted by Paul Black on October 22, 2018 at 3:00am 0 Comments

Living in the digital world today has definitely made our lives easier in many aspects as the internet becomes the ultimate source to finding most of everything we need; such digital transformation has generated new challenges to how data can be assessed, collected, stored and analyzed.

The number of…

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Amanda's Giving a Talk at KotlinConf!

Posted by Michael Levin on October 4, 2018 at 11:54am 0 Comments

Amanda is giving a talk at KotlinConf...tomorrow at 14:00 CEST - that's the time in Amsterdam. Here's the abstract https://kotlinconf.com/schedule/#date=5-october&session=37796 and you can watch it live at …

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Web Scraping Spotlights: What is it and why you need to learn it?

Posted by Paul Black on August 30, 2018 at 7:00am 0 Comments

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original posted at: https://www.octoparse.com/blog/what-is-web-scraping

What Is Web Scraping?

It is the process of extracting information and data from a website, transforming the information on a webpage into structured data for further analysis. Web scraping is also known as web harvesting or web data extraction. With the…

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Next OJUG and GatorJUG Meetings will be fabulous - Check out the Codetown Events

Watch for details on our upcoming meetings. OrlandoJUG meeting's fall on the 4th Thursday of every month, in case you want to mark your calendars. Stay tuned for details! GatorJUG meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month.


The details are posted in the CodeTown Events section. Please RSVP so we'll know how much pizza to order. Stay tuned! ...Mike

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Sending strings between two computers via ethernet 13 Replies

A while ago I asked a question about using RS-232 communication with Java.  It seems as though I need to abandon that route because it no longer fits the desired system requirements.  Thanks to Nem for his advice on that one. Now what I need to be…Continue

Tags: ethernet, over, strings

Started by Paul Stearns in Java. Last reply by Paul Stearns Oct 5, 2011.

Gainesville Events - web and android app 10 Replies

Hey guys checkout my new android app for social events in Gainesville http://goo.gl/qF5sT - the web app built in grails http://goo.gl/bQHK5 - google play storeFeel free to…Continue

Tags: #twitterbootstrap, #app, #phonegap, #android, #grails

Started by Nemanja Nesic - NEM- in Java. Last reply by Michael Levin Dec 9, 2012.

Creating separate class files in a large project 9 Replies

Hello all:I have been working on a GUI interface for controlling lights in a planetarium.  I had some trouble getting the communication to happen, and received some help from this forum to get past that hurdle.  I now have a functioning GUI that I…Continue

Tags: files, class, creating

Started by Paul Stearns in Java. Last reply by Jackie Gleason Feb 10, 2012.

The advantages of a RESTfull web-based API 5 Replies

I need to get a better handle on the advantages of a RESTful web-based API.  People tell me they scale better than other methods, but I don't see how they reduce database access or have any other feature that helps handle large amounts of traffic.…Continue

Tags: API', 'web-based, RESTful

Started by Kevin Neelands in Dynamic Languages. Last reply by Kevin Neelands Oct 25, 2015.

Using rs-232 in a java desktop application 4 Replies

Hello all: I am fairly new to the Java world and would like some advice on how to handle rs-232 communications with a Java based GUI I am working on.  Several years ago I created a similar GUI with Visual Basic, but my coding skills are a bit rusty…Continue

Tags: communication, rs-232, using, application, Java

Started by Paul Stearns in Java. Last reply by Nemanja Nesic - NEM- Jun 9, 2011.

Java books for any library 4 Replies

What books should be on the bookshelf of EVERY Java programmer, no matter what specific technologies they are working on?The two that come to my mind areThinking in JavaJava Concurrency in PracticeWhat else am I missing?Continue

Started by David Moskowitz in Java. Last reply by Eric Nissan Aug 13, 2015.

Mavrick OS 3 Replies

HelloJust a little food for thought... If you use the new Mavrick OS on a MAC do you like it? or hate it? Why and Why not? I would like to hear how software developers feel about this.Continue

Tags: OS

Started by Jack Stripe in Testing. Last reply by Michael Levin Apr 4, 2014.

Can we have a "Other Languages On JVM" Group? 3 Replies

I like to see a Scala Programming Group. Anyone interested in?

Started by Zemian Deng in Dynamic Languages. Last reply by Michael Levin Jul 15, 2008.

Santafe College 2 Replies

Santafe just added a new BAS  bachelor's program of study. 5651  ProgrammingContinue

Started by Dan Lackey in Dynamic Languages. Last reply by Michael Levin Feb 15, 2016.

study group for Java Certification 2 Replies

Here there is some group of study for people who want to take Java Certification? any one?

Started by Thiago Negromonte Ramalho in Java. Last reply by Gem Miller Jan 5, 2011.

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OJUG ::: Reactive or Cloud Native Mobile (you choose!) at Starter Studio

January 22, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
Howdy Java Enthusiasts! We have a great presentation coming up.Hope you can make it. Be sure to RSVP!You choose...we're making arrangements right now:"Reactive for the Impatient" (a survey of 4 popular Java-based Reactive tools + frameworks: RxJava, Spring Reactor, Akka, Vert.x),==OR=="Enterprise Hybrid mobile app on a Cloud Native backend (IBM cloud-based)".Speaker Mary Grygleski is a software engineer and developer advocate with IBM.See More
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OJUG ::: Reactive or Cloud Native Mobile (you choose!) at Starter Studio

January 22, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
Howdy Java Enthusiasts! We have a great presentation coming up.Hope you can make it. Be sure to RSVP!You choose...we're making arrangements right now:"Reactive for the Impatient" (a survey of 4 popular Java-based Reactive tools + frameworks: RxJava, Spring Reactor, Akka, Vert.x),==OR=="Enterprise Hybrid mobile app on a Cloud Native backend (IBM cloud-based)".Speaker Mary Grygleski is a software engineer and developer advocate with IBM.See More
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January OJUG ::: Reactive or Cloud Native Mobile (you choose!)

Howdy Java Enthusiasts! We have a great presentation coming up. Starter Studio, 1/22 6-8PM. Details in the Codetown Events section shortly.Hope you can make it. Be sure to RSVP! You choose...we're making arrangements right now. "Reactive for the Impatient" (a survey of 4 popular Java-based Reactive tools + frameworks: RxJava, Spring Reactor, Akka, Vert.x), ==OR== "Enterprise Hybrid mobile app on a Cloud Native backend (IBM cloud-based)". Speaker Mary Grygleski is a software engineer and…See More
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Kotlin Town

Interested in Kotlin? Are you a practitioner?Kotlin is a statically typed language that runs on JVM that may compile to JavaScript source code or use the LLVM compiler infrastructure. Since then, it’s grown exponentially in popularity. In 2017, Google officially backed Kotlin as the official language for Android.And that's just the beginning! Join us here at Kotlin Town and be a part of the evolution of this exciting new language. See More
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OJUG 11/15 ::: Docker and Gradle at Starter Studio

November 15, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Howdy Java Enthusiasts!We have a great presentation coming up next Thursday, 11/15. Hope you can make it. Be sure to RSVP!Docker and GradleDocker combined with some modest JVM tooling can solve a lot of development problems in some very interesting ways. This talk dives into a few of those situations, and shows an example of how we have utilized Docker with Gradle in our product development. It also explores some of the other options we have to integrate Docker with JUnit/Spock tests and some…See More
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Welcome to Codetown!

Codetown is a social network. It's got blogs, forums, groups, personal pages and more! You might think of Codetown as a funky camper van with lots of compartments for your stuff and a great multimedia system, too! Best of all, Codetown has room for all of your friends.

When you create a profile for yourself you get a personal page automatically. That's where you can be creative and do your own thing. People who want to get to know you will click on your name or picture and…
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Microsoft Announces AI-Assisted IntelliCode for TypeScript and JavaScript in VS Code

Beyond the typical IntelliSense or code completion developers have come to appreciate, earlier this year Microsoft announced IntelliCode, a set of capabilities that provide AI-assisted development. The VS Code team has now announced a new experimental extension to bring IntelliCode to TypeScript and JavaScript users.

By Dylan Schiemann

Microsoft Introduces New API Management Tier for Serverless Architectures

In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced a new Azure API Management Consumption tier. This tier allows for micro-based billing and aligns to serverless architecture principles including automated scaling, built-in high availability, per action billing and no infrastructure to provision or manage.

By Kent Weare

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