July 2012 Blog Posts (4)

OSCON 2012

I brake for people ::: Portland bumper sticker

I went to OSCON last week. It was even better than ever. There were lots of memorable moments for me this year. I'll try to capture them here, stream of consciousness.


*** Note *** this is a work in progress!



Added by Michael Levin on July 31, 2012 at 9:50am — No Comments

Coders for Africa

Here's something new - Coders for Africa have a radio show on the web. Lamine Ba of the West African JUG is featured ... among other surprises. Have a listen. This is how it goes in Africa! …


Added by Michael Levin on July 30, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Java Music Video

This just in from our friends at Oracle:
"We want you, and your JUG members,  in the 2012 Java Music Video debuting at JavaOne SF and online at YouTube.com/Java.…

Added by Michael Levin on July 30, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments


What specific tools should a back-end Java developer have experience with? 

Added by Dan DiDomenico on July 2, 2012 at 10:43am — 1 Comment

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