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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

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.

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 293 - Canonical Orders

Should we write "public abstract static class" or "public static abstract class"? And should fields be "final static private" or "private static final"? In this newsletter we explore the canonical order of modifiers in Java.

Issue 292 - StartingGun Synchronizer

CountDownLatch is easy to understand, but can be hard to use, especially the await() method that throws InterruptedException. In this newsletter we show how we can create our own synchronizer based on the AbstractQueuedSynchronizer.

Issue 291 - Snakes and Ladders

"Would you like to play with me?" - Summer holidays are a good time to relax and whip out a board game or two. In this newsletter we explore a children's favourite - snakes and ladders, with a simulation written in Java.

Issue 290 - CopyOnWriteArrayList and Collection.toArray()

When is it safe for a CopyOnWriteArrayList to accept the result from a toArray() method? In the past, the only thing that mattered was that the type was Object[]. But this was changed in 2020 to only accept the array if the source was a java.util.ArrayList.

Issue 289 - MergingSortedSpliterator

If we have a List>, each stream with sorted elements, how can we generate a sorted Stream, taking one at a time from each stream? In this newsletter we show how to do that with the Stream API and by writing our own MergingSortedSpliterator.

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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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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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By Almir Vuk, Gerald Versluis

TriggerMesh Cloud Native Integration Platform Released as Open Source

Recently TriggerMesh, a cloud native integration platform provider, announced that their Cloud Native Integration Platform is now open source and available under the Apache Software License 2.0. It allows cloud operators and DevOps practitioners to freely deploy integrations as code.

By Steef-Jan Wiggers

.NET MAUI Preview 9: Borders, Corners, Shadows and Performance Improvements

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By Almir Vuk

Intel Loihi 2 and Lava Framework Aim to Advance Neuromorphic Computing Research

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