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OrlandoJUG Town

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: 94
Latest Activity: on Friday

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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A Little More About This Month’s OJUG

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Started by Michael Levin on Tuesday.

Social ::: Beer and Updates

Hey there! Drop by the Eden Bar tonight and get yourself a Florida brew while we chat about news in the Java & Open Source world under some of the shadiest old oaks in Winter Park. The Eden bar…Continue

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Started by Michael Levin Jun 28.

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Started by Michael Levin Jun 15.

New jobs in Tampa

Hey y'all!There are 2 new jobs posted in the Jobs group. These are contract to hire and they look great.  Check 'em out. Best,MikeContinue

Started by Michael Levin Jun 13.

Code One CFP Extended!

Hello Orlandojug! For those of you interested in going to Java One, now known as Code One,…Continue

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Started by Michael Levin May 13.

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Started by Michael Levin. Last reply by Michael Levin Jan 25.

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

Tags: javaone2017, burns, singleton, orlandojug, Ojug

Started by Michael Levin Dec 1, 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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At QCon New York 2018, Michael Bryzek discussed how to design microservice architectures “the right way”. Key takeaways included: engineers should design schema first for all APIs and events, as this allows the automated code generation of boilerplate code; and investment should be made in automation, such as deployment and dependency management.

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Alexandra Noonan, from Segment, describes how they moved their original monolithic architecture to microservices and then found problems with that approach which required them to rethink and move back to a (different) monolithic architecture with far more appreciable benefits.

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