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Orlando Code Camp at Orlando

March 17, 2018 to March 18, 2018
If you are into IT and in the Central Florida area, don't miss the 13th Annual Orlando CodeCamp, March 17 & 18. It is free and full of great sessions. #OrlandoCCSee More
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Hamcation was this weekend!

The Orlando Amateur Radio Convention (Hamcation) was this weekend. There was lots of info about software defined radios. WebSDR ( is an example. Check it out!See More
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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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Big Data Helps Scientists Measure Fishing Impact on the Sea

Posted on February 23, 2018 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Scientists are using big data from satellites to see big fishing's footprint on the seas.…


Hamcation was this weekend!

Posted on February 10, 2018 at 11:30am 0 Comments

The Orlando Amateur Radio Convention (Hamcation) was this weekend. There was lots of info about software defined radios. WebSDR ( is an example. Check it out!

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!

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At 8:30am on January 25, 2018, Daniel Barreto said…

Thanks Michael, to have me in the group!

At 3:40pm on January 8, 2018, Daniel Daugherty said…

I think I’d want to attend a few meetings to get a flavor for the group before jumping into a speaking role…

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 said…

Thanks a lot Mike! :)

All the best,



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