Top developers share why they value the Java community and how getting involved has changed their lives for the better.
In this article, Bruno Souza makes a strong case for the many ways in which becoming involved in the Java community can have a positive impact on your life. From getting a new job, to growing your network, to advancing or changing your career--and even to meeting your future life partner--he relates many interesting stories from top developers who share why they value the Java community and how getting involved has changed their lives for the better.
There are many ways to get involved, for example, joining a local Java user group (JUG) or a virtual JUG, attending Java events, participating in an open source project, answering questions on a mailing list, giving a talk at a school, or writing code for a non-profit organization.
Many developers say getting involved was the best decision of their life. To learn more, read the article.