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Let's talk about new Java APIs!

Posted by Vernon Singleton on November 29, 2017 at 1:30pm 1 Comment

Hello folks,

Want to hear about new Java APIs and some of the decisions made at the recent JavaOne?  Ed burns and I will be presenting some of our recent work and findings after JavaOne 2017.  Join us at the Canvs location.  It is rumored that pizza will be provided.  Don't miss out.  Come chill, relax, eat some pizza and enjoy Java goodness.



See you there!…

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JavaOne 2017 - Discount Code: $999!

Posted by Michael Levin on September 5, 2017 at 11:09am 0 Comments

Interested in going to Java One this year? Oracle has extended a special offer of $999 for new registrations of JavaOne. Here are the terms and conditions
 
  • Offer expires Saturday, September 9 at 11:59 pm PT
  • Can not be combined with other offers
  • For new JavaOne registrations only.  
The code for the …
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Web Scraping Service vs. Automatic Web Scraper: Which is the best option for web scraping?

Posted by Paul Black on September 1, 2017 at 3:43am 0 Comments

 

What is web scraping?

Web scraping aka. web extraction or web crawling refers to the process of obtaining various unstructured information from any websites and turn it into structured, clean data such as xls, csv, or txt or populate the captured data to a database directly. Some common uses of web scraping include lead generation, data collection for academic researches, price monitoring from…

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Top 30 Big Data Tools for Data Analysis

Posted by Paul Black on August 27, 2017 at 10:42pm 0 Comments

There are thousands of big data tools out there for data analysis today. Data analysis is the process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision making. To save your time, in this post, I will list out 30 top big data tools for data analysis in the areas ofopen source data…

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Next OJUG and GatorJUG Meetings will be fabulous - Check out the Codetown Events

Watch for details on our upcoming meetings. OrlandoJUG meeting's fall on the 4th Thursday of every month, in case you want to mark your calendars. Stay tuned for details! GatorJUG meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month.


The details are posted in the CodeTown Events section. Please RSVP so we'll know how much pizza to order. Stay tuned! ...Mike

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Sending strings between two computers via ethernet 13 Replies

A while ago I asked a question about using RS-232 communication with Java.  It seems as though I need to abandon that route because it no longer fits the desired system requirements.  Thanks to Nem for his advice on that one. Now what I need to be…Continue

Tags: ethernet, over, strings

Started by Paul Stearns in Java. Last reply by Paul Stearns Oct 5, 2011.

Gainesville Events - web and android app 10 Replies

Hey guys checkout my new android app for social events in Gainesville http://goo.gl/qF5sT - the web app built in grails http://goo.gl/bQHK5 - google play storeFeel free to…Continue

Tags: #twitterbootstrap, #app, #phonegap, #android, #grails

Started by Nemanja Nesic - NEM- in Java. Last reply by Michael Levin Dec 9, 2012.

Creating separate class files in a large project 9 Replies

Hello all:I have been working on a GUI interface for controlling lights in a planetarium.  I had some trouble getting the communication to happen, and received some help from this forum to get past that hurdle.  I now have a functioning GUI that I…Continue

Tags: files, class, creating

Started by Paul Stearns in Java. Last reply by Jackie Gleason Feb 10, 2012.

The advantages of a RESTfull web-based API 5 Replies

I need to get a better handle on the advantages of a RESTful web-based API.  People tell me they scale better than other methods, but I don't see how they reduce database access or have any other feature that helps handle large amounts of traffic.…Continue

Tags: API', 'web-based, RESTful

Started by Kevin Neelands in Dynamic Languages. Last reply by Kevin Neelands Oct 25, 2015.

Using rs-232 in a java desktop application 4 Replies

Hello all: I am fairly new to the Java world and would like some advice on how to handle rs-232 communications with a Java based GUI I am working on.  Several years ago I created a similar GUI with Visual Basic, but my coding skills are a bit rusty…Continue

Tags: communication, rs-232, using, application, Java

Started by Paul Stearns in Java. Last reply by Nemanja Nesic - NEM- Jun 9, 2011.

Java books for any library 4 Replies

What books should be on the bookshelf of EVERY Java programmer, no matter what specific technologies they are working on?The two that come to my mind areThinking in JavaJava Concurrency in PracticeWhat else am I missing?Continue

Started by David Moskowitz in Java. Last reply by Eric Nissan Aug 13, 2015.

Mavrick OS 3 Replies

HelloJust a little food for thought... If you use the new Mavrick OS on a MAC do you like it? or hate it? Why and Why not? I would like to hear how software developers feel about this.Continue

Tags: OS

Started by Jack Stripe in Testing. Last reply by Michael Levin Apr 4, 2014.

Can we have a "Other Languages On JVM" Group? 3 Replies

I like to see a Scala Programming Group. Anyone interested in?

Started by Zemian Deng in Dynamic Languages. Last reply by Michael Levin Jul 15, 2008.

Santafe College 2 Replies

Santafe just added a new BAS  bachelor's program of study. 5651  ProgrammingContinue

Started by Dan Lackey in Dynamic Languages. Last reply by Michael Levin Feb 15, 2016.

study group for Java Certification 2 Replies

Here there is some group of study for people who want to take Java Certification? any one?

Started by Thiago Negromonte Ramalho in Java. Last reply by Gem Miller Jan 5, 2011.

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Last night's OJUG

Hello OJUG!If you missed last night's OJUG meeting at the beautiful new Canvs offices, you missed a great time.The pizza was hot and Ed Burns and Vernon Singleton's JavaOne wrapup was cool!We're looking for a presenter for the first OJUG meeting of 2018 in January. Ping me @mikelevin or call, email, any way you like.Thanks to www.LifeRay.com for the pizza!Ed, I hope you and Vern post your presentations here on Codetown as a discussion or however you like so…See More
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OrlandoJUG Tonight! - Let's talk about JavaOne! at Canvs Winter Park

November 30, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
Join us for this last minute look at the JavaOne that was. Ed Burns andVernon Singleton, JavaOne veterans both, will share their experiencesand some of their sessions in this informal last-minute JUG session.Come learn about Portlets, Java EE, EE4J, Liferay, ServerlessJava, and the hot new Fn Project.Pizza sponsored by LifeRay :::: https://www.liferay.com/…See More
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Ed Burns commented on Michael Levin's event OrlandoJUG - Let's talk about JavaOne!
"Please Join Vernon Singleton and I for this informal session recapping the sessions we attended and gave at JavaOne 2017.  Our JUG Leader and Java Champion Mike Levin was also there and sharing stories and impressions.  This is a great…"
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OJUG Town

Calling all Java lovers! The OrlandoJUG features leading edge presentations with you in mind. We meet every month with talks on interesting aspects of programming in Java. Although we're Java-focused, you'll also learn about other JVM languages. Check the Codetown Events section for specifics about meetings.See More
Nov 29
Vernon Singleton posted a blog post

Let's talk about new Java APIs!

Hello folks,Want to hear about new Java APIs and some of the decisions made at the recent JavaOne?  Ed burns and I will be presenting some of our recent work and findings after JavaOne 2017.  Join us at the Canvs location.  It is rumored that pizza will be provided.  Don't miss out.  Come chill, relax, eat some pizza and enjoy Java goodness.See you there!…See More
Nov 29
Vernon Singleton commented on Michael Levin's group OJUG Town
"Hello folks, Want to hear about new Java APIs and some of the decisions made at the recent JavaOne?  Ed burns and I will be presenting some of our recent work and findings after JavaOne 2017.  Join us at the Canvs location.  It…"
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Happy Thanksgiving and some news

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!I hope you all have a great Thanksgiving.I also hope to see many of you next Thursday at the upcoming JUG meeting with Ed Burns and Vernon Singleton. Please RSVP in the Events section or at our Meetup group.And here's a bit of interesting news: it's very likely that Matt Raible will give us a talk the week of December 12. This will also be at Winter Park Canvs and I think the meeting will be Wednesday, December 12. Stay tuned for details.Ed Burns, Bruno Souza and I…See More
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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…
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