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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: Feb 25, 2021

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

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JUG Meeting in Orlando tonite!

 We're having a JUG meeting tonight if you know anyone interested. Eden Bar, 5:30-7:30. Free bevs! It’s in Orlando. Details here: www.Orlandojug.org and at the Ojug meetup site.Continue

Started by Michael Levin Feb 25, 2021.

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

Tags: J4k

Started by Michael Levin Jul 21, 2019.

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, 2019.

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

Tags: codetown, oscon

Started by Michael Levin Jun 15, 2018.

Reading List ::: from JavaSpecialists

Issue 314 - Harnessing the Power of ChatGPT 4.0 From Java

A few years ago, the second oldest man in our village Chorafakia wrote a book about the history of our area. Only catch - it was in Cretan Greek. I tried to read it, but couldn't. Google Translate shrugged at the strange Cretan dialect. Then ChatGPT 4.0 came along, and we can interact with it directly from within Java. In this newsletter we have a look at how I was able to translate this masterpiece into four languages: English, German, Dutch and Slovak.

Issue 313 - Selling Our Java Skills

What causes opportunities to disappear? Is it #1 the market has lost interest in what we are selling (Java is dead). Or is it #2 we have personally become irrelevant (AI writes better code)? Or could it be something else? Join me as we read about my recent dumb mistakes :-)

Issue 312 - Alternate String Formatting with #

The printf() method in Java borrows heavily from C, including the alternate flag #. But %s works a bit differently in Java. In this newsletter we explore this a bit more deeply.

Issue 311 - Virtual Threads and Parallel Streams

Virtual threads should not be used for CPU intensive tasks. The recommended approach is to continue using parallel streams for processing large data sets. However, we should be careful when invoking a parallel stream from a virtual thread. In this newsletter we propose a "safety valve" that can protect us - sometimes.

Issue 310 - Garbage Collection and P99 Latency

In this guest article by Kirk Pepperdine, we learn about how P99 latency is affected by garbage collection stop-the-world events.

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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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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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