June 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Ceylon OJUG & GatorJUG Talk - Please Yo me!

Dear Codetown JUGGIES:

We have a chance for a special Ceylon talk on either Mon 10/13, Fri 10/17, Mon 10/20, or Fri 10/24 in Orlando at OrlandoJUG and/or Gainesville at GatorJUG. 

As you all know, OJUG meets 4th Th and GatorJUG meets 2nd Wed and these are Mondays and Fridays, so I need your…

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Added by Michael Levin on June 27, 2014 at 11:15am — 4 Comments

JavaOne JUG Discount

If you're a JUG member, the JavaOne event team wants you to know there's a special discount for you:

"We are offering our JUG’s a special discount for the month of June to 

register for JavaOne 2014. The discount will provide an additional $200 

savings off the current Early Bird price of $1,650. This…

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Added by Michael Levin on June 5, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments

The Bilingual Developer

These days, it's hard to stick with just one language. Sure, you may be a Java developer or a Rubyist and "not interested" in learning another language. We tend to get comfortable in our comfort zone. But, being a polyglot has its advantages.

Tim Crowley just presented at SunJUG and…

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Added by Michael Levin on June 4, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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