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Michael Levin added a discussion to the group GatorJUG Town

Want to get involved with Gatorjug leadership?

Hello GatorJug!Do you want to sponsor a meeting or give a presentation? Contact Mike Levin at 321-252-9322 or at Codetown, @mikelevinDan and I would love some help with Jug organization. It's a great experience. Just let me know and I'll help you lead a meeting, promote it, get speakers, sponsors, venues and more.I'm going to Java One, the big Java conference that happens annually in San Francisco. I have some good discount codes if you want to go.All the best,MikeSee More
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OJUG - Groovy Programming with Adam Davis at Canvs Winter Park

August 24, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Hello Orlando Juggies!Adam Davis will give a presentation on Groovy at the groovy new Canvs Co-working space in Winter Park next Thursday. If you'd like to be a pizza sponsor and get attention on our 1500 member plus mailing list, and have the gratitude of lots of hungry coders, contact Mike at 321-252-9322. @mikelevin Here's the abstract:Start building powerful apps that take…See More
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Re:publica at Dublin and Thessaloniki

September 7, 2017 to September 8, 2017
re:publica is one of the largest and most exciting conferences about digital culture in the world. Since its foundation in 2007, it has grown from a cozy blogger meeting with 700 participants into a wide-ranging “society conference”, with 9.000 visitors at the eleventh edition of re:publica. Representatives of digital culture share their knowledge and decision-making tools, and discuss the future of the information society. Here they can…See More
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What are your main interests in software development?
The "art of the start", social networks, content management systems, blogs, small business innovative research, iPhones, Android, sensors, cyber security, rules engines, podcasting, Java, Groovy, Ruby, Python, Turbogears, operating systems (especially OSX and Linux), relational databases, The Semantic Web, Web2.0 and enterprise architecture.
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I run Cambridge Web Design, a Florida corporation that provides software development and professional services. Cambridge - working software developers.

The Bike Preserve, the most fun in a long time. I founded, & - l <3 JUGs: OrlandoJUG, GatorJUG & SeneJUG...super fond of CongoJUG & JCertif

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Artificial Intelligence Conference Startup Showcase - CFP is open!

Posted on July 18, 2017 at 1:06pm 0 Comments

If you are an AI pioneer, O'Reilly would love for you to participate in the inaugural Artificial Intelligence Conference Startup Showcase in San Francisco. 

Their team of investors, entrepreneurs, and industry experts will review all submissions and invite ten finalist companies to present their technologies and tell their stories during the Startup Showcase on Monday,…


Uber Case Study - Using Node.js

Posted on June 22, 2017 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

I was looking around for case studies about companies using Node and ran across this one. Uber's architecture involves Node. This discussion is a look at how the decisions were made to change the architecture. It also talks about how it was tested, how long it took to implement (6 months) and since I am a huge Uber fan, I found it interesting. I hope you do, too. …


Static Website Generators

Posted on June 12, 2017 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Just a quickie/pointer: I'm reading this very good article about static website generators. Great stuff!

Add a Caption to an Image

Posted 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. …


The JHipster Mini Book ::: Free!

Posted 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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At 3:13pm on June 17, 2017, Trevor Meyer said…
Hi Michael. Is there still a monthly JUG in Orlando? What is the location? I can't seem to find any recent meetings on Codetown. Thank you.
At 5:53pm on June 15, 2017, Shaswat said…

Thanks Michael for adding me in OJUG

I'm excited to attend events on Java related technologies

At 11:54am on June 2, 2017, Derek said…

Thanx Michael, great to be here

At 9:35pm on May 11, 2017, Nicholas Belli said…

Thanks so much for allowing me in to the group! I'm looking forward to working with and learning from all of you!

At 11:32pm on April 12, 2017, Ismail Jones said…

Peace, Michael, thx for adding me.  I've hung out with OJUG, appreciate Codetown's meetup and social tools.  I'm planning to try some professional blogging on the site!

At 6:19pm on December 30, 2016, Jackson Thompson said…

I am moving to Orlando soon and wanted to get information on the JUG there. Is it meeting regularly and are there presentations?

At 5:29am on April 29, 2016, Javier A. Arroyo-Figueroa said…

Thank you!

At 10:40pm on February 5, 2016, Behrang Saeedzadeh said…

Thanks a lot Mike! :)

All the best,

At 9:26am on January 26, 2016, VB Joshi said…

Thanks Michael,

Its great to join the group again. I will definitely look up the events and try to attend soon,

At 10:15pm on January 13, 2016, Bradley Royal said…

Thank you for the welcome! I'm very much looking forward to being in this community.



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