The month of July was a global gathering for all Java Communities around the world to say "Hello" to Java 7. JUG-AFRICA also hosted multiple events to celebrate Java 7 (see the photos below). I have traveled in Africa to give technical Java7 talks and met with hundreds of vibrant Java and Android developers. In Dakar, Senegal (July 7), Brazzaville, Congo (July 9) and… Continue
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…
Don Raab and Aditi Mantri explain the approach they have taken in developing Java code Katas, and discuss best practices around them. They walk through a number of examples, include Katas teaching Java 8, 9 and 10 features, Eclipse Collections, and the Java Time library.
Erich Andersen, corporate vice president and chief IP counsel at Microsoft, has announced that Microsoft is joining the Open Invention Network (OIN). This brings it over 60,000 issued patents from Microsoft, aiming to help make its license network even stronger for the benefit of the open source community.