Things are busy for the Chennai Java Community. JUG Chennai is hosting @Codegala on 16th June (this coming Saturday!), where JUG members and friends are starting an Oracle Certified Java Programmer (was SCJP) study forum. All developers interested in learning Java and taking their Java to the next level should attend. JDuchess Chennai is encouraging women developers to attend as well.
JUG Chennai regularly hosts Code Retreats, day-long, intensive practice events, focusing on the fundamentals of software development and design. By providing developers the opportunity to take part in focused practice, away from distractions, has been very successful.
In April, JUG Chennai celebrated its annual “Chennai Java Summit." This event drew lots of attention and brought in many Java enthusiasts from across the city. It provided a great opportunity to learn and network. Developers across Chennai met each other and some of the most outstanding developers in the Java community.
There were sessions on various topics from some of the renowned developers across the world. This event was organized as a part of AIOUG (All India Oracle User Group), thus there were parallel tracks covering Oracle Technologies as well. The speakers for included Dr. Venkat Subramaniam, Arun Gupta, Scott Davis, Venkatesh S. and Rajesh S.
An intense session was “Grails in Action” which took attendees from installation to development of a web application, to unit testing and continuous integration to deployment on the cloud. Other sessions ranged from software design to various version control tools and their uses. The Chennai Java Summit provided every attendee lots of information and great networking opportunities. You can watch videos of the event on the JUG Chennai Youtube channel. There twitter handle is jug_c.
Thanks to @shivkumarganesh for the information about the Chennai Java Summit.