In the background you should see a sunny view of the beautiful sunny Stellenbosch surroundings. But it's not so sunny today and we're all standing in front of the view...
Left to right: Gys (ISSI), Ernest (ISSI), Renoir (ISSI), Hendrik (ISSI), Ilana (ISSI), Cornel (ISSI), Matthew (Core Freight), Mark (Jumping Bean), Michael (UCT), Geertjan (NetBeans), Tim (Core Freight), Chris (PinkMatter), Renault (Traffic Management Technologies). Chris and Mark were in town for the day to do presentations to the group about open source (Mark) and Maltego (Chris).
If you were to remove all of the people from the above picture, you'd see this:
Now, the next two days begin—the advanced part of the course. Two days of porting a real application to the NetBeans Platform to get hands on experience of all that that entails.