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GatorJUG Town

Gainesville JUG, this is your place. Gather here to network, trade tips and ideas, or ask questions. You can create discussions and upload code. Check the Codetown Events section for meeting info.

Location: Gainesville, FL
Members: 30
Latest Activity: Jul 21

GatorJUG Town

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Hello, GatorJUG!

Welcome to your new home on the web. This is going to be a much more sociable place to get together - virtually. www.gatorjug.org, points here now. Check the Codetown Events section for meeting info.

Meanwhile, take a look around CodeTown while you're here. This framework is Java-based with a PHP front end. We've got many groups here to peruse. Our meetings will be listed in the Events section.

Have fun!

All the best,

Michael Levin

Discussion Forum

J4K Conference —- here’s a code for free admission!

OrlandoJUG is a community partner for the J4K conf @ Hilton Buena Vista Orlando 7/30 Use code J4KREG for free admission www.j4k.io See you there!Continue

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Started by Michael Levin Jul 21.

OSCON raffle!

Hello Juggies!Have you ever been to OSCON? It’s the O’Reilly Open Source Conference. If you have, you wanna go back! If not, you wanna go!OSCON is arguably the best open source conference around. It’s in Portland, OR (awesome city), July 15-18 and we are lucky to have one ticket to raffle off!Flights are cheap. Check Southwest. Places to stay are abundant. Great hostels and hotels, Airbnb’s and more. Public xport is easy. It’s a bicyclist’s dream, too.OSCON has great sessions on everything from languages to operating systems, architecture to project management. There’s an expo with loads of companies and it’s also a good place to network for jobs and staff.After hours is also a blast with happy hours, activities like a fun run, more!If you’re interested in checking it out, http://www.oscon.com is the URL. You also get access to Safari, the online book library.All in all, it’s the best educational and social experiment I know of, and if you want to…Continue

Started by Michael Levin May 31.

O'Reilly Open Source Convention | July 16–19, 2018 | Portland, Oregon

O'Reilly Open Source Convention | July 16–19, 2018 | Portland, Oregon OSCON didn’t get to be the longest running software conference by accident. Developers, engineers, and business leaders like you who build and support transformative technologies make OSCON the heartbeat of the movement. Join us in Portland July 16-19 for our 20 year anniversary for perspective on the decisions that strengthen and grow companies, deep knowledge of the technology to make it happen, and access to a community that can help both you and your organization thrive.Save 20% on most passes with discount code USRG. Link: http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/125414Continue

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Started by Michael Levin Jun 15, 2018.

New jobs in Tampa

Hey y'all!There are 2 new jobs posted in the Jobs group. These are contract to hire and they look great. Check 'em out. Best,MikeContinue

Started by Michael Levin Jun 13, 2018.

Reading List ::: from JavaSpecialists

Issue 272 - Hacking Enums Revisited

In a previous newsletter, we looked at how we could dynamically add new enums and also rewire affected switch statements. Due to improvements in Java security, our old approach needs to be updated for Java 12.

Issue 271 - HttpClient Executors

Java 11 added the HttpClient to give us a better way to send HTTP requests. It supports asynchronous and synchronous mode. HTTP2 comes out of the box. The threading is a bit funky though and Professor Cay Horstmann explores how things work underneath the covers.

Issue 270 - Excursions into Deduplication

When are Strings deduplicated? How can we find out whether they are of any benefit in our application? How much does it cost in terms of CPU? We try to show you how we can get this from the deduplication statistics provided by the JVM.

Issue 269 - Heterogeneous Comparisons

The compareTo() function has three rules. Break any one of them and you might get an exception when you sort. In this newsletter we explore what these rules are and how they can affect sorting.

Issue 268 - Puzzle: Is a Programmer a Person?

In today's puzzle, we want to sort a list of persons. It works in some versions of Java, but not in others. You need to figure out why.

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GatorJUG meets on the 2nd Wed every month from 6-8PM. Details at http://www.codetown.com/events

 

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Happy 10th year, JCertif!

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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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InfoQ Reading List

Article: Strengthen Distributed Teams with Social Conversations

Yes, online meetings should result in outcomes; they should follow agendas or meeting plans and should be run efficiently. But, there is an aspect of remote team meetings that often gets overlooked—the opportunity to strengthen relationships with our team members.

By Pilar Orti

How Statistical Forecasting Can Help You Trust Your Data and Drive Business Agility

Statistical forecasting is a highly effective way to improve delivery predictions and avoid some traditional estimation problems. In a case study from AgileByExample 2018 by Piotr Leszczynski he says it can also help you understand and trust your data more, and drive improvements in business agility.

By Douglas Talbot

QCon San Francisco 2019 (Nov 11-15): ML, Stream Processing, Compiled JavaScript, iOS Security & More

QCon San Francisco is back this November! The conference features 18 curated tracks that contain over 120 speakers. Designed for senior software professionals, QCon provides the latest insight into designing and delivering global-scale architectures, operating microservices across a diverse range of platforms, leading teams and building effective culture, & of course, the latest in applied AI/ML.

By Diana Baciu

Pinterest’s Journey to a Kubernetes Platform

Pinterest software engineers have revealed the custom tools and resources they introduced in the company's adoption of Kubernetes.

By Rupert Field

Amazon Announces Generally Availability of Quantum Ledger Database

On September 10th, Amazon announced the general availability of Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB), a ledger database based on blockchain technology. As such, QLDB provides a fully managed ledger which can contain multiple tables, implementing an immutable transaction journal, which is cryptographically verifiable, and owned by a centralized trusted authority.

By Eldert Grootenboer

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