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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
Sep 11, 2015
Colin Archibald is attending Michael Levin's event

OrlandoJUG - Google Web Toolkit! at Canvs

September 24, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
This month we'll have a presentation on the Google Web Toolkit! Google Web Toolkit (GWT), used by Google internally on some of their biggest applications, is growing and quite good.  Learn about the technology, and plans for GWT to become a singular development platform on web and beyond.Speaker:Eric…See More
Sep 10, 2015
Jackie Gleason replied to Colin Archibald's discussion Android Class at Valencia College in the group Android Town
"Did you guys do anything on NDK? Any chance of sharing your course material I would be interested in reading it.  BTW it is awesome that they are doing this a Valencia!"
Jan 31, 2013
Colin Archibald replied to Colin Archibald's discussion Android Class at Valencia College in the group Android Town
"Well, here's what I have: COP 2660 Android App Development CRN 17453 Thursday Nights 7:00-9:45PM  East Campus  (one meeting per week) Aug 30 - Dec 13, 2012   Here is the catalog course description:   Hands-on…"
Jul 25, 2012
John Considine replied to Colin Archibald's discussion Android Class at Valencia College in the group Android Town
"Hello Colin:  Thanks for the putting this up.   Do you have a link to the course or will you provide the name of the course and area it is under on the VCC site.  "
Jul 25, 2012
Colin Archibald added a discussion to the group Android Town

Android Class at Valencia College

We are having an Android App Development class at Valencia starting in August (East campus).  It is COP 2660, and has a pre-requisite of COP2800 Java Programming, or permission of instructor.  There are some seats left, so I thought I would put it up here for the community - albeit a very quiet community :) If you are interested in iOS programming, we are also having one of those on West campus with a few seats left.  You need to ahve any OO programming language to get into that one.  Let me…See More
Jul 23, 2012
Colin Archibald replied to Michael Levin's discussion Java applets on android tablets in the group Android Town
"I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab.  Android is not the same as Java.  The virtual machine in Android is not the same as the JVM.  It's called Dalvik, and the lifecycle of an Android app is not at all the same as either a Java…"
Sep 6, 2011
Colin Archibald commented on Michael Levin's group Android Town
"I'm teaching an Android class at Valencia.  I created a set of type-along videos to help people get started.... you can look at them here: I also can recommend…"
Sep 6, 2011

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How did you hear about Codetown?
through OJUG
What are your main interests in software development?
Java, C#, Education
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I've been teaching Java since 1998 at Valencia College. The challenges for me are related to getting students to learn object-oriented programming.

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At 7:49pm on January 11, 2009, Michael Levin said…
Hi Colin and welcome to Codetown!

All the best,



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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