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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
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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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http://www.cambridgeweb.ie
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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, www.tinyurl.com/okpeoro the most fun in a long time. I founded www.codetown.com, www.zoobird.com & www.swampcast.com - l <3 JUGs: OrlandoJUG, GatorJUG & SeneJUG...super fond of CongoJUG & JCertif

A little about me: http://tinyurl.com/22u237

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Secrets of the Rock Star Programmers

Posted on July 13, 2018 at 10:29am 2 Comments

Wow, I must say that Ed's presentation last night was one of the best in the history of this group! Why? Ed recorded his interviews with the rock stars and played them as he went through the talk. Cool!

That meant we got to hear the voices of rock stars like James Gosling as…

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Great Intro to Reactive Programming

Posted on May 24, 2018 at 3:12pm 0 Comments

I’m told this is a great intro to reactive programming. So of course, I intend to read it! Here it is: https://gist.github.com/staltz/868e7e9bc2a7b8c1f754

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Photofeeler is a fun way to learn about logic

Posted on May 15, 2018 at 10:00am 0 Comments

you haven’t checked it out already, take a look at www.photofeeler.com. Read about it’s logic. It’s fascinating! Stay tuned for more. I’m blogging form my iPhone!

There's a new Java Ecosystem Survey...

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

This Java ecosystem survey is both informative and will be useful to many people. Please fill it out if you have the time.

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Code One CFP Deadline Extended

Posted on May 13, 2018 at 9:52am 0 Comments

For those of you interested in going to Java One, now known as Code One, the call for papers has been extended a week. 

This year, Code One will have much more than just Java. You'll find Python and Go, R and much more. 

Take a look at the agenda and think about going. And, for an even more exciting time, think about submitting a proposal…

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At 9:12pm on July 13, 2018, Michael Lucas said…

Thank you MIchael!

At 11:04am on July 13, 2018, Ramya Beesam said…

Thank you Mike for making me a part of this group. I feel very welcomed. Looking forward to learn and share!

At 10:37pm on April 30, 2018, Amanda Hinchman-Dominguez said…
Thanks Michael! I'll start making posts on here starting with an introduction to Kotlin.
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!

 
 
 

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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 picture and…
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Designing Microservice Architectures the Right Way: Michael Bryzek's Lessons Learned at QCon NY

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.

By Daniel Bryant

Why Segment Returned to a Monolith From Microservices

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.

By Mark Little

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