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JavaOne 2017 - Discount Code: $999!

Posted by Michael Levin on September 5, 2017 at 11:09am 0 Comments

Interested in going to Java One this year? Oracle has extended a special offer of $999 for new registrations of JavaOne. Here are the terms and conditions
 
  • Offer expires Saturday, September 9 at 11:59 pm PT
  • Can not be combined with other offers
  • For new JavaOne registrations only.  
The code for the …
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Web Scraping Service vs. Automatic Web Scraper: Which is the best option for web scraping?

Posted by Paul Black on September 1, 2017 at 3:43am 0 Comments

 

What is web scraping?

Web scraping aka. web extraction or web crawling refers to the process of obtaining various unstructured information from any websites and turn it into structured, clean data such as xls, csv, or txt or populate the captured data to a database directly. Some common uses of web scraping include lead generation, data collection for academic researches, price monitoring from…

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Top 30 Big Data Tools for Data Analysis

Posted by Paul Black on August 27, 2017 at 10:42pm 0 Comments

There are thousands of big data tools out there for data analysis today. Data analysis is the process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision making. To save your time, in this post, I will list out 30 top big data tools for data analysis in the areas ofopen source data…

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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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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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OJUG September 2017

Hello OrlandoJUG! This month I am headed off to San Francisco to attend JavaOne on our regularly scheduled meeting date, 9/28. So, I don't think we'll have a meeting this month unless you all want to have something informal, like a social meeting…
Sep 5
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JavaOne 2017 - Discount Code: $999!

Interested in going to Java One this year? Oracle has extended a special offer of $999 for new registrations of JavaOne. Here are the terms and conditions Offer expires Saturday, September 9 at 11:59 pm PTCan not be combined with other offersFor new JavaOne registrations only.  The code for the  promotion is DJFS2017See More
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August 2017 OJUG Recap - Adam Davis on Groovy at Canvs

August 2017 OJUG Recap - Adam Davis on Groovy at CanvsWe had a great meeting with Adam Davis presenting on Groovy. Our co-working space Canvs, formerly at Church Street Station opened up a new office in Winter Park and we had our meeting there. Thanks to Camille Priest, Operations and Membership Coordinator, for the help in securing the space. Hopefully Canvs will be OJUG's new meeting location since DeVry is harder to secure these days. …See More
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This is Canvs Winter Park, FL. It's a co-working space and just opened recently in Winter Park and also Parramore, having been exclusively at Church Street Station before.
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Web Scraping Service vs. Automatic Web Scraper: Which is the best option for web scraping?

 What is web scraping?Web scraping aka. web extraction or web crawling refers to the process of obtaining various unstructured information from any websites and turn it into structured, clean data such as xls, csv, or txt or populate the captured data to a database directly. Some common uses of web scraping include lead generation, data collection for academic researches, price monitoring from competitors’ websites, product catalogue scraping and many more. For all kinds of good reasons people…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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Created by Michael Levin Dec 18, 2008 at 6:56pm. Last updated by Michael Levin Jul 27, 2011.

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