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Attend OSCON for Free May 16-19 in Austin, TX

Posted by Michael Levin on April 25, 2016 at 3:29pm 0 Comments



The O'Reilly Open Source Convention is just a few weeks away and we have free expo plus passes available. OSCON is the best place to sharpen your skills and discover important new trends, making you better at what you do and rekindling your love of all things digital. The Expo Plus…

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Articulating Design Decisions

Posted by Michael Levin on April 18, 2016 at 2:03pm 0 Comments

What's 18F?

Posted by Michael Levin on April 12, 2016 at 11:53pm 0 Comments

Since 18F’s mission is to transform government, we’re constantly thinking about how to scale up our impact. How can our custom-developed work get more mileage in benefitting the federal government and beyond? One way is through reuse of our open source code.



We encourage you to adapt 18F open source projects for your work and personal purposes, whether you’re a fellow federal employee or outside government. We’ve put together a list of some 18F repositories that might be especially… Continue

Apply to Speak at Strata + Hadoop World in New York

Posted by Michael Levin on April 11, 2016 at 9:42am 0 Comments

Apply to Speak at Strata + Hadoop World in New York

September 26-29, 2016

New York, NY



Do you have a story waiting to be heard? A big idea to share? A skill to teach? Strata + Hadoop World has become the gathering place for those who work with and consume data. It’s where the industry charts a course towards better decision-making and navigating our connected, always-on world. Strata + Hadoop World showcases the cutting-edge science that’s making organizations worldwide… Continue

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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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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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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.

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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What's 18F?

Since 18F’s mission is to transform government, we’re constantly thinking about how to scale up our impact. How can our custom-developed work get more mileage in benefitting the federal government and beyond? One way is through reuse of our open source code.We encourage you to adapt 18F open source projects for your work and personal purposes, whether you’re a fellow federal employee or outside government. We’ve put together a list of some 18F repositories that might be especially useful to you…See More
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Apply to Speak at Strata + Hadoop World in New York

Apply to Speak at Strata + Hadoop World in New YorkSeptember 26-29, 2016New York, NYDo you have a story waiting to be heard? A big idea to share? A skill to teach? Strata + Hadoop World has become the gathering place for those who work with and consume data. It’s where the industry charts a course towards better decision-making and navigating our connected, always-on world. Strata + Hadoop World showcases the cutting-edge science that’s making organizations worldwide rethink business…See More
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Folks, The CFP for JavaOne Latin America 2016 has been extended to April 18th. Please expect the web site to be updated shortly with this information. Would appreciate your help circulating this news with your developer peers.https://www.oracle.com/br/en/javaone/call-for-proposals.htmlHere's some info. The deadline is 4/18."Welcome to the Call for Papers for JavaOne Latin America, 2016. This event will take place June…See More
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