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JDK 8 Massive Open and Online Course: Lambdas and Streams Introduction

Posted by Michael Levin on July 5, 2015 at 7:30am 4 Comments

Are you aware that Oracle is offering a FREE course entitled "JDK 8 Massive Open and Online Course: Lambdas and Streams Introduction"?



Simon Ritter, Manager of the Oracle Java Technology Evangelist team will teach it.



The dates: 14-JUL-2015 03:00:00 PM GMT End Date: 4-AUG-2015 07:00:00 PM GMT



Java SE 8 (JDK 8) introduced a fundamentally new way of programming in Java with the introduction of Lambda expressions.

Lambda provides a simple way to pass…

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The IETF - Internet Engineering Task Force

Posted by Michael Levin on June 16, 2015 at 7:31am 0 Comments

What do you think of when you think about the IETF? Are you clear about what it is? Have you ever wanted to attend a meeting? Well, your big chance is right around the corner because the IETF is meeting in Prague next month. Prague is…

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JavaOne

Posted by Michael Levin on April 24, 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Folks,



Perhaps this is old news for you, but JavaOne San Francisco registration is live. Various saving options are available leading up to the conference, and to take advantage of the current US$600 in savings registration needs to be completed by May 31st, 2015 (11:59pm PT).



I encourage you to read through the registration options by visiting the JavaOne registration site:…

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An Inside Look at the Components of a Recommendation Engine

Posted by Carol McDonald on April 13, 2015 at 9:14am 1 Comment

Recommendation engines help narrow your choices to those that best meet your particular needs.  In this post, we’re going to take a closer look at how all the different components of a recommendation engine work together. We’re going to use collaborative filtering on movie ratings data to recommend movies. The key components are a collaborative filtering algorithm in Apache Mahout to build and train a machine learning model,…

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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.  We're skipping the July OJUG because I'll be at OSCON. The August OJUG will be 8/20. 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.

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.

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.

Java books for any library 3 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 Nemanja Nesic - NEM- Jul 24, 2010.

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.

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.

Courses translated to french 2 Replies

I want courses of iphone's development in french.

Started by Mara in Java. Last reply by Michael Levin May 27, 2009.

Facebook connect JS 2 Replies

This is more javascript. However, I have been playing around with facebook connect on a website I am coding for and it is kind of a cool feature. The documentation is tough to read, but the functionality itself is pretty cool. Anyone else try this…Continue

Tags: connect, facebook

Started by Tim Stevesi in Java. Last reply by Tim Stevesi Jun 18, 2009.

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Hello OrlandoJUG!OSCON, the O'Reilly Open Source Conference is right around the corner and I'm headed to Portland for it on Friday. So, we're going to skip this month's meeting. I'll have a lot to report when we next meet.Want to know more about Java 9? Check this page out - …See More
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In a cloud computing system, there's a significant workload shift. Local computers no longer have to do all the heavy lifting when it comes to running applications. The network of computers that make up the cloud handles them instead. Hardware and software demands on the user's side decrease. The only thing the user's computer needs to be able to run is the cloud computing system's interface software, which can be as simple as a Web browser, and the cloud's network takes care of the rest...

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Eclipse DemoCamps November 2011 - Eclipsepedia

From November 1-30, we are inviting individuals to organize and attend Eclipse 10th Birthday Parties around the world! Click the link to see details.

YouTube Founders Aim to Revamp Delicious - NYTimes.com

Chad Hurley and Steve Chen have some experience with turning a small Web site into Internet gold. In 2006 they sold their scrappy start-up YouTube to Google for $1.65 billion. Jim Wilson/The New York Times The Delicious office in San Mateo, Calif. It now has around 15 employees, mostly engineers. More recently they picked an unlikely candidate to be their next Web sensation: a Yahoo castoff.

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