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Artificial Intelligence Conference Startup Showcase - CFP is open!

Posted by Michael Levin on July 18, 2017 at 1:06pm 0 Comments

If you are an AI pioneer, O'Reilly would love for you to participate in the inaugural Artificial Intelligence Conference Startup Showcase in San Francisco. 



Their team of investors, entrepreneurs, and industry experts will review all submissions and invite ten finalist companies to present their technologies and tell their stories during the Startup Showcase on Monday,…

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Uber Case Study - Using Node.js

Posted by Michael Levin on June 22, 2017 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

I was looking around for case studies about companies using Node and ran across this one. Uber's architecture involves Node. This discussion is a look at how the decisions were made to change the architecture. It also talks about how it was tested, how long it took to implement (6 months) and since I am a huge Uber fan, I found it interesting. I hope you do, too. …

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Static Website Generators

Posted by Michael Levin on June 12, 2017 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Just a quickie/pointer: I'm reading this very good article about static website generators. Great stuff! https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2015/11/modern-static-website-generators-next-big-thing/

Add a Caption to an Image

Posted by Michael Levin on May 25, 2017 at 8:57am 0 Comments

The ability to Interpret image data using software is advancing fast! The two images above are captioned with program generated text. Here's an article that describes concepts and an approach to generate a caption for an image. The code is written in Python and uses TensorFlow. …

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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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re:publica 2017 - Maciej Ceglowski: Notes from an Emergency

Find out more at: https://re-publica.com/en/17/session/notes-emergency The Trump administration and the political movement it represents pose a unique challe...
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DevOxx Morocco at Technopark

November 14, 2017 to November 16, 2017
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Re:publica at Dublin and Thessaloniki

October 7, 2017 to October 8, 2017
re:publica is one of the largest and most exciting conferences about digital culture in the world. Since its foundation in 2007, it has grown from a cozy blogger meeting with 700 participants into a wide-ranging “society conference”, with 9.000 visitors at the eleventh edition of re:publica. Representatives of digital culture share their knowledge and decision-making tools, and discuss the future of the information society. Here they can…See More
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Florida PyCon at Church Street Station Exchange

October 7, 2017 all day
Florida PyCon is Florida’s first and only regional Python language conference. We will have talks and workshops covering all things Python including three primary tracks: Web, Data Science, and Speaker’s Choice. Main track talks will be recorded and available after the conference.…See More
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Swampcast features Jonathan Schwartz, former Sun CEO

"Wow, Carezone has turned into a fantastic app! I use it all the time with my family. Not only is it a good idea, but it's well written and bug free. Plus, it's free! In case you don't know, Carezone is Jonathan's startup, now…"
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Artificial Intelligence Conference Startup Showcase - CFP is open!

If you are an AI pioneer, O'Reilly would love for you to participate in the inaugural Artificial Intelligence Conference Startup Showcase in San Francisco. Their team of investors, entrepreneurs, and industry experts will review all submissions and invite ten finalist companies to present their technologies and tell their stories during the Startup Showcase on Monday, September 18. The judges will meet companies at the showcase…See More
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Florida PyCon at Church Street Station Exchange

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Florida PyCon is Florida’s first and only regional Python language conference. We will have talks and workshops covering all things Python including three primary tracks: Web, Data Science, and Speaker’s Choice. Main track talks will be recorded and available after the conference.…See More
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Uber Case Study - Using Node.js

I was looking around for case studies about companies using Node and ran across this one. Uber's architecture involves Node. This discussion is a look at how the decisions were made to change the architecture. It also talks about how it was tested, how long it took to implement (6 months) and since I am a huge Uber fan, I found it interesting. I hope you do, too. See More
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Uber Case Study - Using Node.js

I was looking around for case studies about companies using Node and ran across this one. Uber's architecture involves Node. This discussion is a look at how the decisions were made to change the architecture. It also talks about how it was tested, how long it took to implement (6 months) and since I am a huge Uber fan, I found it interesting. I hope you do, too. See More
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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
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GatorLUG at First Magnitude Brewing

June 21, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
Come join the Gator Linux Users Group & talk about Linux & Open Source for a June social meeting at the First Magnitude Brewery on S. Main St.Location: 1220 Se Veitch St, Gainesville, FLMap Link: http://fmbrewing.com/brewery-tap-room/find-us/Hope to you see you there,MartinSee More
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"Hi Michael. Is there still a monthly JUG in Orlando? What is the location? I can't seem to find any recent meetings on Codetown. Thank you."
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"Hi Trevor and welcome to Codetown!"
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"Thanks Michael for adding me in OJUG I'm excited to attend events on Java related technologies"
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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
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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.



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