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Public Safety Data Hackathon

Posted by Michael Levin on February 16, 2017 at 12:58pm 0 Comments

Looking for something interesting to do this weekend? Well, if you're in South Florida, there's a hackathon Saturday that sounds like a great way to learn some new tools and use some…

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O'Reilly Conference Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Program

Posted by Michael Levin on February 11, 2017 at 7:19pm 0 Comments

O'Reilly Conference Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Program:

At O'Reilly, they believe that true innovation depends on hearing from, and listening to, people with a variety of perspectives. They want their conferences, and the technology communities and companies who…

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Humble Bundle 2017

Posted by Michael Levin on February 11, 2017 at 7:17pm 0 Comments

Humble Bundle 2017: 



O'Reilly has another Humble Book Bundle, this time: All about Hacks. 



Fill your library with practical and creative hacks with O'Reilly's latest Humble Bundle. Readers can pay any price they choose and…

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JFocus!

Posted by Michael Levin on February 9, 2017 at 8:30am 0 Comments

JFocus is going on right now in Stockholm! I should say it just ended yesterday, but the ripples usually linger from the great talks and conversations.

https://www.jfokus.se/jfokus/

I noticed Matt Raible is there and a bunch of people you probably know.

If you have some news to report about JFocus or just want to keep up with what's going on, stay tuned and please add comments.

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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OSCON is coming...and here's info on the Ignite CFP

OSCON | May 8-11, 2017 | Austin, TX The O'Reilly Open Source Convention combines the experience of the open source community with ideas and strategies for using open source tools and technologies, and gives you exposure to the full stack, in all possible configurations. There's no event quite like OSCON—the best place on Earth to sharpen your skills and discover new techniques, making you better at what you do and igniting your love of all things code. Make plans now to be at OSCON May 8–11,…See More
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OSCON is coming...and here's info on the Ignite CFP

OSCON | May 8-11, 2017 | Austin, TX  The O'Reilly Open Source Convention combines the experience of the open source community with ideas and strategies for using open source tools and technologies, and gives you exposure to the full stack, in all possible configurations. There's no event quite like OSCON—the best place on Earth to sharpen your skills and discover new techniques, making you better at what you do and igniting your love of all things code. Make plans now to be at OSCON May 8–11,…See More
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Know Node?

If you're interested in Node.js, this is a great starting point. Ryan Dahl is the author. This is a video of his intro presentation. http://www.codetown.com/video/ryan-dahl-original-node-js-presentation
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Ryan Dahl: Original Node.js presentation

The first presentation on Node.js from Ryan Dahl at JSConf 2009
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Public Safety Data Hackathon

Looking for something interesting to do this weekend? Well, if you're in South Florida, there's a hackathon Saturday that sounds like a great way to learn some new tools and use some interesting …See More
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Gainesville Barcamp 2017 at Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

March 25, 2017 all day
"BarCamp is an “unconference” – an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees – usually centered around design & technology topics. The very first BarCamp was in California in…See More
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Gainesville Barcamp 2017

The Gainesville Barcamp 2017 is coming up Saturday March 25th. Have you gotten your free tickets yet?I got mine yesterday. Here's a link to the website: www.gainesvillebarcamp.comIt will be at the Center for Innovation and a Economic Developmen on 6th and University. Nice!A Barcamp is a conference that gives everyone a chance to present. Just show up and put your name on the roster.Barcamp is looking for sponsors and volunteers. There's your…See More
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JFocus!

JFocus is going on right now in Stockholm! I should say it just ended yesterday, but the ripples usually linger from the great talks and conversations.https://www.jfokus.se/jfokus/I noticed Matt Raible is there and a bunch of people you probably know.If you have some news to report about JFocus or just want to keep up with what's going on, stay tuned and please add comments.See More
Feb 9
Michael Levin replied to Michael Levin's discussion February Gatorjug Meeting in the group GatorJUG Town
"The meeting location is Santa Fe College, Building S room 317."
Feb 7
Michael Levin updated an event

Gatorjug at Santa Fe College, S-317

February 8, 2017 from 6pm to 8:30pm
Let's catch up and see what's new in our software development world. This will be a casual meeting. We will meet at our favorite spot: Santa Fe College, Building S, room 317. Right next to the bookstore!See More
Feb 7
Michael Levin replied to Michael Levin's discussion February Gatorjug Meeting in the group GatorJUG Town
"We'll catch up and see what's new in our software development world. This will be a casual meeting."
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Patrick Garner replied to Michael Levin's discussion February Gatorjug Meeting in the group GatorJUG Town
"Speaker?  Discussion topic?  "
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Welcome to Codetown!

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…
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