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Octoparse vs. Import.io comparison: which is best for web scraping?

Posted by Paul Black on August 3, 2017 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

Web scraping software, also known as data extraction tool, is the software to collect the data from the website. It’s usually not easy for us to pick up a web scraping tool as there’s so many web scraping tools available now (refer to Top 30 Free Web Scraping Software to learn more). That’s why I decided to put the web scraping tool…

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OJUG Meeting Questions

Posted by Nicholas Belli on July 30, 2017 at 2:09pm 4 Comments

Hi All,

I'm interested in attending an OJUG meeting, but I don't see any on the events page. Am I missing something? Is there a standard meeting location I'm not seeing?

Also, do you all do anything through the Meetup app at all? Would you like me to post programming or tech meetups that I see in my groups for the Orlando area? I saw that Michael added PyCon, but there are others out there that may be interesting as well and I'd be happy to help fill the Events page for people…

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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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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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Michael Levin left a comment for Miguel Chavez
"Hi Miguel and welcome to Codetown! FYI- there's a OrlanfoJUG meeting tomorrow at Canvs in Winter Park at 6-8. Really good presentation planned with Adam Davis on Groovy. See ya there? Details here in the Events section."
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Miguel Chavez is now a member of Codetown
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OJUG - Groovy Programming with Adam Davis at Canvs Winter Park

August 24, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Hello Orlando Juggies!Adam Davis will give a presentation on Groovy at the groovy new Canvs Co-working space in Winter Park Thursday 8/24. If you'd like to be a pizza sponsor and get attention on our 1500 member plus mailing list, www.Codetown.com and have the gratitude of lots of hungry coders, contact Mike at 321-252-9322. @mikelevin Here's the abstract:Start building powerful apps that take…See More
13 hours ago
Michael Levin commented on Nicholas Belli's blog post OJUG Meeting Questions
"Hi Nicholas, Did you notice we're having an OrlandoJUG meeting tomorrow (Thursday)? Hope you can make it. "
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Want to get involved with Gatorjug leadership?

Hello GatorJug!Do you want to sponsor a meeting or give a presentation? Contact Mike Levin at 321-252-9322 or at Codetown, mike@codetown.com @mikelevinDan and I would love some help with Jug organization. It's a great experience. Just let me know and I'll help you lead a meeting, promote it, get speakers, sponsors, venues and more.I'm going to Java One, the big Java conference that happens annually in San Francisco. I have some good discount codes if you want to go.All the best,MikeSee More
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OJUG - Groovy Programming with Adam Davis at Canvs Winter Park

August 24, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Hello Orlando Juggies!Adam Davis will give a presentation on Groovy at the groovy new Canvs Co-working space in Winter Park Thursday 8/24. If you'd like to be a pizza sponsor and get attention on our 1500 member plus mailing list, www.Codetown.com and have the gratitude of lots of hungry coders, contact Mike at 321-252-9322. @mikelevin Here's the abstract:Start building powerful apps that take…See More
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Michael Levin added a discussion to the group OJUG Town
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Michael Levin left a comment for Paul Black
"Happy birthday, Paul!"
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Michael Levin left a comment for Marshall Burns
"Welcome to Codetown, Marshall. What are you interested in these days? The spectrum is broad and fascinatIng isn't it?"
Aug 16
Marshall Burns is now a member of Codetown
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Michael Levin left a comment for Rick Reumann
"Happy birthday, Rick!"
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"Happy birthday, Jose!"
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"Happy birthday, Tim!"
Aug 11
Paul Black posted a blog post

Octoparse vs. Import.io comparison: which is best for web scraping?

Web scraping software, also known as data extraction tool, is the software to collect the data from the website. It’s usually not easy for us to pick up a web scraping tool as there’s so many web scraping tools available now (refer to Top 30 Free Web Scraping Software to learn more). That’s why I decided to put the web scraping tool Octoparse head to head with …See More
Aug 3
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Re:publica at Dublin and Thessaloniki

September 7, 2017 to September 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
Aug 2
Michael Levin commented on Nicholas Belli's blog post OJUG Meeting Questions
"One easy way to share info is to post a blog post, or a discussion within the Ojug group or the Forum. I can give you admin privileges in the Ojug group and you can create a webpage within that group. Whichever you like. It's a good…"
Aug 1
Nicholas Belli commented on Nicholas Belli's blog post OJUG Meeting Questions
"Hi Michael! Thanks for the reply. I didn't originally see the OJug Meetup group so I didn't think it existed, but I was able to find it and submit a request to join. Thank you! As far as the Meetup information sharing, since there are so…"
Aug 1
Michael Levin commented on Nicholas Belli's blog post OJUG Meeting Questions
"Hi Nicholas, Correct! The upcoming OJUG meeting will be posted right here in the Codetown Events section and on the Meetup page. When you join the Codetown OJUG group, you will get an email when a comment is posted and that includes meeting…"
Aug 1
Nicholas Belli posted a blog post

OJUG Meeting Questions

Hi All,I'm interested in attending an OJUG meeting, but I don't see any on the events page. Am I missing something? Is there a standard meeting location I'm not seeing?Also, do you all do anything through the Meetup app at all? Would you like me to post programming or tech meetups that I see in my groups for the Orlando area? I saw that Michael added PyCon, but there are others out there that may be interesting as well and I'd be happy to help fill the Events page for people that are interested.See More
Jul 30
 
 
 

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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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