Thursday Oct 22, 2015

Help Build the Future at the JavaOne Hackergarten

By David Lopez

This year’s Java Hub has it all! There’s NightHacking, interactive art, 3D printing, and more, but if you want to meet some new people, learn new tech, and contribute to open source projects, then there’s no better place to be than the Hackergarten at the Java Hub

Starting Monday the 26th at 10am in the Java Hub (at the JavaOne exhibit hall in the Hilton Union Square), you can bring your laptop, grab some Wi-Fi and power, and work with Java experts on a variety of projects. Each day, there will be 2 tracks running different projects simultaneously. Each track will be working on 3 projects per day for about 2 hours each, but feel free to stop by for an hour or however long you can to contribute and learn. Topics this year are:
OpenJDK, JSRs 354, 363 and 377
Java 8
Minecraft Modding/Java EE
Java EE 7
JavaFX Mobile/Embedded
CDI, JSR 365
JavaFX Tweet Wall
Each session will have an expert or two to lead it. Check out the schedule for a full list of who’s running what and when, and check out what else the Java Hub has to offer here!

Wednesday Oct 14, 2015

Java Champions Speaking at JavaOne 2015

Java Champions will present dozens of sessions this year again at JavaOne! They are an exclusive group of passionate Java technology and community leaders, nominated by the Java community. They are seasoned developers and architects with in-depth knowledge about development.  

These top speakers share their know-how in all the JavaOne tracks including client, core Java platform, Internet of Things, JVM languages, security, tools, server-side, cloud and methodology.  

This year, we created a dedicated page on the JavaOne site where you can easily find the sessions presented by Java Champions. You can find out about their sessions by day and read the session abstract.  JavaOne is your chance to learn from the greatest number of Java Champions! 

Tuesday Sep 01, 2015

JavaOne Track Highlights: Java Clients and User Interfaces

By David Lopez

The JavaOne 2015 Content Catalog is live. We’ve got hundreds of great sessions covering all things Java related. To help you find exactly what you’re looking for, be it Server-Side Development, Security, or anything in between, the sessions have been placed into tracks. There are 8 tracks at this year’s conference designed to be the ultimate guide to help you stay on top of the latest innovations in Java technologies. This is the seventh post in a series on the tracks being offered at this year’s conference. Last week, we looked at the Java and Server-Side Development track. Today, let’s look at the Java Clients and User Interfaces track and a few featured sessions.

This track is designed to give you the tools and skills you need to make sure your UI is effective as the rest of your application. With all the new ways that we interact with tech, including touch screen devices, user interfaces are no longer an afterthought. Each UI must be carefully planned if you are going to make each device just as user friendly while leveraging the unique benefits of each type of device to the fullest extent. The Java Clients and User Interfaces track will help develop your JavaFX, HTLM5, and JavaScript skills for everything from small, handheld devices to more powerful systems.

On this track, be sure to check out the featured session: “Building Applications with PostgreSQL’s jsonb Datatype, Play 2 Framework, and REST” by Anton Kazakov from Softarex Technologies Inc. This is a Hands-on Lab Session, meaning you’ll walk away with firsthand knowledge. The session was covered in last week’s blog on the Java and Server-Side Development track, so I won’t go into it at length here, but it is a great way to learn a technique for managing difficult class hierarchies and data that would usually require multiple databases. Also on the Java Clients and User Interfaces track is “One Codebase to Rule Them All: Going Mobile wit 2048FX” by Jens Deters and José Pereda. Looking to turn your JavaFX-made desktop game application into a mobile app that can be distributed on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store? This session will show you how! Using JavaFXPorts, only minor changes are required to take your game and make it mobile. Another great session to look out for will teach you to build a voice user interface (VUI). For information on building a VUI, check out “Speech Recognition in Java” by Breandan Considine from JetBrains, Inc. This session will give you the tools to build a speech recognizer by taking advantage of open source libraries, making it easier to focus on the VUI.
To see more from this track, head over to the Content Catalog and filter by Java Clients and User Interfaces. It’s shaping up to be a great JavaOne 2015. Make sure you don’t miss out on all the latest innovations in Java and the great opportunities to connect with the Java Community. Register  today!

Thursday Jul 16, 2015

Talk to Your Boss About Going to JavaOne

By David Lopez 

If you haven’t already, now is the time to talk to your manager about JavaOne 2015. Check out the Justification Email for great ideas on how to convince your manager to send you to JavaOne. 

JavaOne has hundreds of great sessions to keep you up-to-date and pushing ahead. In fact, 88% of attendees said they’d return to JavaOne, and 96% said that JavaOne delivers on their objectives. So check the content catalog and let your manager know exactly how this investment will pay off. 

Be sure to let your manager know that the Early Bird Discount is still in effect so if you register soon you’ll save hundreds!

Tuesday Jun 30, 2015

JavaOne Latin America Highlights

Well-attended by developers, JavaOne Latin America took place last week in São Paulo Brazil.  Amongst the myriad sessions, meetings, entertainment and parties, here are some highlights. 

The community keynote was themed with 20 years of Java and organized by two Java Champions Fabiane Nardon and Bruno Souza. They chronicled the deep involvement of the Brazilian community throughout the history of Java. Bruno Souza, a.k.a JavaMan, founded the Brazilian Java user group SouJava in 1999. Juggy, the Java Finch mascot, was born in 2004.   Fabiane Narbon with her team won the Duke’s Choice Award for Healthcare Information System in 2005. SouJava became the first Java user group member on the JCP executive committee in 2011. 

NightHacking interviews took central stage at the Java Hub. The interviews are being rolled out during the next two weeks. Now available are interviews about Java TV with Bruno Gualda and Thiago Silva, Java and IoT with Vinicius Senger, Java Embedded with Leonardo Lima and Java IoT Cloud with Marco Maciel 

The strategy keynote was packed to hear Vice President of Java SE Platform Georges Saab discuss Java 9 modularity. He encouraged developers to download and test the pre-release builds. “JUGs around the world have helped shape the future of Java EE by participating in the JCP and the Adopt-a-JSR program” explained Senior Director of Software Development Robert Clark. 

Tuesday May 26, 2015

Java EE Track at JavaOne

“The outstanding quality of submissions is a testament to the speakers’ passion for the Java community and it is a great start on the road to keeping JavaOne a true success.” explains Java EE evangelist Reza Rahman in his blog

Right now, the Java EE track committee is busy reviewing submissions. As part of this year’s committee are David Blevins, Cay Horstmann, Johan Vos, David Heffelfinger, Ryan Cuprak, Scott Sosna, Markus Eisele, Kevin Sutter, Linda DeMichiel, David Delabassee, Bruno Borges, and Harold Carr. “They play the most important role in helping shape the JavaOne track” he said. They are volunteers and the mostly unsung heroes of JavaOne.

Don't miss JavaOne 2015! Register with the Super Saver before May 31 and save US$600 off the onsite price.

Tuesday Apr 21, 2015

JavaOne Registration Now Open

The JavaOne conference brings together Java experts and enthusiasts for an exceptional week of learning and networking focused entirely on all things Java. With more than 500 sessions, you will learn from the most innovative and diverse Java content. You can't afford to miss it! October 25-29, 2015, San Francisco. Register now!

With a full conference pass, you get:
Access to more than 500 JavaOne sessions, Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) sessions and JavaOne Hands-on Labs (HOLs)
Keynote sessions for JavaOne and Oracle OpenWorld
Scene and Be Heard presentations
Java User Group Forum
Exhibition Halls at JavaOne and OpenWorld
 • Access to the Java Hub 
JavaOne Welcome Reception
Oracle Appreciation Event
Specials at the JavaOne and Oracle OpenWorld Bookstores
Access to the It’s a Wrap! party

The call for proposals is open until April 29. If your session is accepted, you will receive a full pass
You will save $600 with the Super Saver rate, if you register before May 31
Register between 5 to 13 attendees and receive a savings of up to 20 percent off the price of each registration. Register 14 or more attendees and receive a savings of up to 28 percent off.
Employees of a national/federal, state, provincial, or local government entity, including public higher education institutions can benefit from government rate

Tuesday Mar 31, 2015

JavaOne 2015 Call for Proposals Open

This fall, Java's leading developers and visionaries will gather in San Francisco, California, to create the future and commemorate 20 years of Java— you are invited to join them

  • Core Java Platform
  • Java and Security
  • JVM and Emerging Languages
  • Java, DevOps, and the Cloud
  • Java and the Internet of Things
  • Java and Server-Side Development
  • Java, Clients, and User Interfaces
  • Java Development Tools and Agile Techniques

There is no time to waste! The call for proposals closes April 29th at 11:59 p.m. PDT    

You will receive a complimentary pass to JavaOne with an accepted talk. Submit now

Wednesday Feb 11, 2015

Annoucing JavaOne 2014 Rock Stars

The JavaOne 2014 Rock Stars are the top rated speakers from JavaOne 2014.  Their contributions to JavaOne conference education and their commitment to the technology community made JavaOne the premier Java conference. Discover their JavaOne 2014 sessions

 Honored Speakers  Session Title
Adam Bien  Enterprise Nashorn; Unorthodox Enterprise Practices
Aleks Shulman Apache HBase 101 How HBase Can Help You Build Scalable, Distributed Java Applications

Andrzej Grzesik Continuous Delivery Antipatterns
Anton Arhipov Do You Really Get Your IDE?
Arun Gupta Java EE 7 Soup to Nuts
Axel Fontaine Continuous Delivery and Zero Downtime What Your Architecture Needs to Succeed
Baruch Sadogursky Groovy and Grails Puzzlers As Usual—Traps, Pitfalls, and End Cases
Ben Evans Java Performance Is a Social Activity
Brian Goetz Lambda Under the Hood
Brian Oliver Using the New JCache 
Cédric Champeau Rethinking API Design with Groovy Traits
Christine Flood Shenandoah An Open Source Garbage Collector (JEP 189) with an Ultralow Pause Time
Fabian Lange Are Profilers Telling the Truth? How Do They Actually Work?
Frank Kim Five Keys for Securing Java Web Apps
Geertjan Wielenga

Coding for Desktop and Mobile with HTML5 and Java EE 7 Simplifying JavaScript/HTML5 Rich Clients with Java EE       Do You Really Get Your IDE?

 Greg Luck Using the New JCache
 Hadi Hariri IntelliJ IDEA 42 Tips and Tricks
Hendrik Ebbers Extreme GUI Makeover
 Johannes Weigend Simplifying JavaScript/HTML5 Rich Clients with Java EE
John Arthorne Do You Really Get Your IDE? 
John Brock Coding for Desktop and Mobile with HTML5 and Java EE 7
Josh Long Spring 4TW!
Kirk Pepperdine Do Your GC Logs Speak to You? The G1GC Edition?
Les Hazlewood Designing a Beautiful REST + JSON API
Linda DeMichiel  Java EE 8
Mark Winterrowd Finding Subtle but Common Concurrency Issues in Java Programs
 Martijn Verburg  Habits of Highly Effective Technical Teams
 Matthew McCullough The Foundations of Git and GitHub
 Maurice Naftalin Journey’s End Collection and Reduction in the Stream API
 Michael Duigou  Jump-Starting Lambda
 Michael Hill Being Followed How Individuals Help Teams Become
 Michael Hoffer Creating Amazing Interactive Visualizations with JavaFX
Mike McQuaid The Foundations of Git and GitHub
Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski Where Is My Memory?
Paul Sandoz Safety Not Guaranteed sun.misc.Unsafe and the Quest for Safe Alternatives
Petr Jiřička Simplifying JavaScript/HTML5 Rich Clients with Java EE
Rafael Winterhalter Runtime Code Generation for the JVM
Reza Rahman JavaScript/HTML5 Rich Clients Using Java EE 7
 Rich Hickey  Clojure Made Simple
Sander Mak  Event-Sourced Architectures with Akka                         TypeScript for Java Developers Coding JavaScript Without the Pain
Simon Maple Do You Really Get Class Loaders?
Stephen Chin Confessions of a Former Agile Methodologist
Steven Pousty Vert.x + WebSocket + Cloud = Awesome Map Tracking 
 Stuart Marks Jump-Starting Lambda
 Sven Peters Coding Culture 
Tal Weiss Fixing Code at 100 Miles per Hour Seven Techniques to Improve How You Debug Servers
Trevor Lalish-Menagh Want Code Quality? Just Ask—The Art of the Code Review 
Trisha Gee HTML5/AngularJS/Groovy/Java and MongoDB Together What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Venkat Subramaniam

Programming with Lambda Expressions in Java             Transforming Code to Java 8                                          Programming with Streams in Java 8                                Thinking in Functional Style

Yoav Landman Groovy and Grails Puzzlers As Usual—Traps, Pitfalls, and End Cases

Join us at our next JavaOne in Brazil, June 23 - 25, 2015. Submit your proposal today. The CFP is open. 

Thursday Sep 25, 2014

Java Champions Speaking at JavaOne 2014

The Java Champions are an exclusive group of passionate Java technology and community leaders, nominated by community. These JavaOne rockstar speakers share their kow-how in all the JavaOne tracks including client, core Java platform, Internet of Things, JVM languages, security, tools, server-side, cloud and methodology. Check out their sessions:

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