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Latest Activity: Nov 18

GatorJUG Town

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Hello, GatorJUG!

Welcome to your new home on the web. This is going to be a much more sociable place to get together - virtually., points here now. Check the Codetown Events section for meeting info.

Meanwhile, take a look around CodeTown while you're here. This framework is Java-based with a PHP front end. We've got many groups here to peruse. Our meetings will be listed in the Events section.

Have fun!

All the best,

Michael Levin

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GatorLUG Tonight at Mobiquity 6PM

Did you know there's a GatorLUG meeting tonight at Mobiquity? Info at Since we don't usually have meetings during the holidays, this will be a great chance to a) get together and b) check out the coolest new software house in town. Be there! 606 SW 4th Ave, Gainesville, FLPhone:(781) 591-4800 …Continue

Tags: mobiquity, codetown, gatorlug

Started by Michael Levin Nov 18.

GatorJUG October

Hello GatorJUG!I'm writing you from gorgeous Portland, OR. I'll be here until next week and then fly down to San Francisco for Java One. Meanwhile, I scored a pass to a new conference called Wrangle. It's all about big data. So, I'll have a lot to tell you. I have discounts available for JavaOne, so just ping me if you're interested in saving about $400! We typically don't meet when I'm out of town unless we have an awesome speaker. In this case, we do, but it's down in Orlando for the OJUG on 10/22. Check out the details here: Here's the event announcement:Our topic this month is Distributed Caching with JCache and Beyond. JCache is vendor-neutral caching specification for Java. No need for proprietary non-standard caching solutions in…Continue

Tags: java, gatorjug, codetown

Started by Michael Levin Oct 12.

Java 9, OSCON & a free Cultivate pass!

Hello GatorJUG!OSCON, the O'Reilly Open Source Conference is right around the corner and I'm headed to Portland for it on Friday. I'll have a lot to report when we next meet.Want to know more about Java 9? Check this page out -, here are a few cool things for you to consider:O'Reilly has offered us one free pass to O’Reilly Cultivate, a career development training event happening during OSCON on July 20-21. That's a $2095 value! So,…Continue

Tags: dakar, jcertif, ukraine, javaday, kiev

Started by Michael Levin Jul 10.

GatorJUG July

It looks like we're going to have another social meeting at First Magnitude. I just got back from, so I'll have a lot to report. I know several of you are working on new projects. It will be good to hear about them. Also, there's a lot of buzz about Java 9, so I'll bring some info to share. Here's a link to the announcement:, we have a Facebook page: /GatorJUGO’Reilly OSCON, happening July 20-24 in Portland, gathers the software engineering and developer community to explore what’s new in open source languages, tools, and techniques. 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 agenda has a problem/solution approach, giving you a window into how your peers are solving problems and equipping you to apply…Continue

Tags: codetown, gatorjug

Started by Michael Levin Jul 6.

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Comment by Michael Levin on May 8, 2015 at 1:09pm

GatorJUG meets on the 2nd Wed every month from 6-8PM. Details at


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