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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.

Location: Orlando, FL
Members: 91
Latest Activity: Jun 15

About the OrlandoJUG

Check the Codetown Events section for meeting info. Please RSVP!

* There are no membership fees for joining the Club or participating as a member. Operating costs will be borne by Contributing Sponsor companies (Contributing Sponsors).
* However, membership is not "free" because everyone is asked to contribute time and talent for the benefit of all members. Please volunteer to serve on the committee of your choice.
* The membership list and contact information will not be for public use. Telephone numbers and e-mail addresses will be held in strict confidence. Members are, of course, free to trade contact information one-on-one.
* As a general rule, meetings are held monthly, usually on the last Thursday of the month.
* Michael Levin is the JUG chair. Anyone wishing to provide a venue, refreshments or a program speaker/topic should contact him at info (at) orlandojug (dot) org
* There is an open-door policy. All committee and planning meetings are open to all members.
* Constructive criticism and good ideas are invited. We will strive to improve OrlandoJUG on a constant, consistent basis. Your active involvement and support is vitally important to the success of the Club

Our meetings will be listed in the Events section.

Discussion Forum

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Last night's OJUG

Hello OJUG!If you missed last night's OJUG meeting at the beautiful new Canvs offices, you missed a great time.The pizza was hot and Ed Burns and Vernon Singleton's JavaOne wrapup was cool!We're…Continue

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Started by Michael Levin Dec 1, 2017.

Happy Thanksgiving and some news

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!I hope you all have a great Thanksgiving.I also hope to see many of you next Thursday at the upcoming JUG meeting with Ed Burns and Vernon Singleton. Please RSVP in the…Continue

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Started by Michael Levin Nov 23, 2017.

November OrlandoJUG - Let's Meetup and talk about JavaOne!

Join us at Canvs Winter Park (101 S New York Ave Suite 201 · Winter Park, FL)on Thursday, 11/30 from 6-8PM for this last minute look at the JavaOne that was. Details …Continue

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Started by Michael Levin Nov 17, 2017.

August 2017 OJUG Recap - Adam Davis on Groovy at Canvs 1 Reply

August 2017 OJUG Recap - Adam Davis on Groovy at CanvsWe had a great meeting with Adam Davis presenting on Groovy. Our co-working space Canvs, formerly at Church Street Station opened up a new office…Continue

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Started by Michael Levin. Last reply by Adam Davis Sep 5, 2017.

OJUG Meeting next Thursday!

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Started by Michael Levin Aug 18, 2017.

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Comment by Michael Levin on January 25, 2018 at 2:08pm

Here's a link to details about the Orlandojug meeting tonight:

Comment by Vernon Singleton on November 29, 2017 at 1:32pm

Hello folks,

Want to hear about new Java APIs and some of the decisions made at the recent JavaOne?  Ed burns and I will be presenting some of our recent work and findings after JavaOne 2017.  Join us at the Canvs location tomorrow night, Thursday 11/30. Details and RSVP here. It is rumored that pizza will be provided.  Don't miss out.  Come chill, relax, eat some pizza and enjoy Java goodness.

See you there!

Comment by Michael Levin on May 8, 2015 at 12:59pm

OrlandoJUG meets every 4th Thursday from 6-8PM. Details at


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