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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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The JHipster Mini Book ::: Free!

Posted by Michael Levin on May 18, 2017 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

This is what I'm reading right now. Here you go! Matt has given us good presentations that are quick and to the point. Super cool! If you decide to pay $19.95 for the printed book, it'll cover about 3 craft pints. The health monitor app Matt made will record one less point. You'll see! Enjoy, and be sure to let Matt know how much you appreciate this free mini…

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$11 Billion Swapmeet

Posted by Ismail Jones on May 15, 2017 at 8:36pm 0 Comments

First of all, relax, I'm not announcing an exclusive executive swapmeet.  The market for used cell phones has ramped up to a whopping $11 billion as of 2016[1].  That's a big number by itself, especially since the market scarcely existed just ten years ago.  By comparison, everything sold in every category by everyone worldwide on Ebay, new or used, was $84 billion total in 2016[2].

Unless you are actually a senior exec and can offer your device, refurbished, to other…

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3 Typical Ways to Use Web Scraping Tools for Marketing Decision

Posted by Paul Black on May 15, 2017 at 4:00am 0 Comments

(from http://www.octoparse.com/blog/3-typical-ways-to-use-web-scraping-to...)

Web scraping, also known as web crawling, (web) data extraction, data mining, screen scraping, is the process of collecting large amounts of data from the web, then save to a file, database, etc. Let’s dig deeper into web…

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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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Add a Caption to an Image

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 TensorFlowHow to build and train an image…See More
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The JHipster Mini Book ::: Free!

This is what I'm reading right now. Here you go! Matt has given us good presentations that are quick and to the point. Super cool! If you decide to pay $19.95 for the printed book, it'll cover about 3 craft pints. The health monitor app Matt made will record one less point. You'll see! Enjoy, and be sure to let Matt know how much you appreciate this free mini book.…See More
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Eyal Wirsansky added a discussion to the group OJUG Town
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Java USA Tour 2017 is Coming to Jax this Saturday

Please check out this event:http://www.codetown.com/events/java-usa-tour-2017-is-coming-to-jaxJacksonville Java User Group (JaxJUG) is hosting the 2017 Oracle sponsored Java Tour of US JUGs, by Java Experts and Champions from Brazil, this coming Saturday.The release date of Java 9 is less than two months away - what better time than now to learn all about the new features we'll be getting!Java EE 8…See More
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Eyal Wirsansky joined Michael Levin's group
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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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Eyal Wirsansky added a discussion to the group GatorJUG Town
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Java USA Tour 2017 is Coming to Jax this Saturday

Please check out this event:http://www.codetown.com/events/java-usa-tour-2017-is-coming-to-jaxJacksonville Java User Group (JaxJUG) is hosting the 2017 Oracle sponsored Java Tour of US JUGs, by Java Experts and Champions from Brazil, this coming Saturday.The release date of Java 9 is less than two months away - what better time than now to learn all about the new features we'll be getting!Java EE 8…See More
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Eyal Wirsansky joined Michael Levin's group
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GatorJUG Town

Gainesville JUG, this is your place. Gather here to network, trade tips and ideas, or ask questions. You can create discussions and upload code. Check the Codetown Events section for meeting info.
May 15
Ismail Jones posted a blog post

$11 Billion Swapmeet

First of all, relax, I'm not announcing an exclusive executive swapmeet.  The market for used cell phones has ramped up to a whopping $11 billion as of 2016[1].  That's a big number by itself, especially since the market scarcely existed just ten years ago.  By comparison, everything sold in every category by everyone worldwide on Ebay, new or used, was $84 billion total in 2016[2].Unless you are actually a senior exec and can offer your device, refurbished, to other employees then you have a…See More
May 15
Eyal Wirsansky posted an event

Java USA Tour 2017 is Coming to Jax at Availity LLC

May 20, 2017 from 9am to 5pm
Jacksonville Java User Group (JaxJUG) is proud and excited to be part of the 2017 Oracle sponsored Java Tour of US JUGs, by Java Experts and Champions from Brazil.The release date of Java 9 is less than two months away - what better time than now to learn all about the new features we'll be getting!Java EE 8 will be ready by the end of 2017 as well - come and learn about the new features that it will be shipping with, including cloud multi-tenancy and NoSQL support among many others.Come join…See More
May 15
Michael Levin might attend Eyal Wirsansky's event

Java USA Tour 2017 is Coming to Jax at Availity LLC

May 20, 2017 from 9am to 5pm
Jacksonville Java User Group (JaxJUG) is proud and excited to be part of the 2017 Oracle sponsored Java Tour of US JUGs, by Java Experts and Champions from Brazil.The release date of Java 9 is less than two months away - what better time than now to learn all about the new features we'll be getting!Java EE 8 will be ready by the end of 2017 as well - come and learn about the new features that it will be shipping with, including cloud multi-tenancy and NoSQL support among many others.Come join…See More
May 15
Paul Black posted a blog post

3 Typical Ways to Use Web Scraping Tools for Marketing Decision

(from http://www.octoparse.com/blog/3-typical-ways-to-use-web-scraping-to...)Web scraping, also known as web crawling, (web) data extraction, data mining, screen scraping, is the process of collecting large amounts of data from the web, then save to a file, database, etc. Let’s dig deeper into web scraping. It’s estimated that the Internet has doubled in size every year…See More
May 15
Ismail Jones posted a blog post

Cross-Platform Mobile Development

Mobile devices prove to be a setback for cross-platform software development, but I hope it will be a minor one.  At present, Android totally dominates the mobile market both in terms of hardware and software volume.  As well, mobile devices are overtaking desktops for overall usage as we speak.  But Linux, as open-source-friendly as it is appears to be getting the rub from Google, so where are we?As Google continues to grumble about not controlling the world, they're leaking details about a…See More
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"You're welcome. Nicholas. Don't hesitate to add your comments and blog posts too. That's what this is all about. Sharing information. "
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Nicholas Belli left a comment for Michael Levin
"Thanks so much for allowing me in to the group! I'm looking forward to working with and learning from all of you!"
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"Welcome to Codetown, Nicholas!"
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May 8
Paul Black posted a blog post

Top 20 Web Crawler Tools to Scrape the Websites

Web crawling (also known as web scraping) is widely applied in many areas today. It targets at fetching new or updated data from any websites and store the data for an easy access. Web crawler tools are getting well known to the common, since the web crawler has simplified and automated the entire crawling process to make web data resource become easily accessible to everyone. Using a web crawler tool will set free people from repetitive typing or copy-pasting, and we could expect a…See More
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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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