Tuesday Oct 13, 2015

Java User Groups at JavaOne

Java User Group members from around the world will attend JavaOne again this year. Join them for the User Group Forum on Sunday before JavaOne at Moscone South, rooms 308 - 310. Note that there is a 3 hour break for the keynote from 1:00pm to 4:30pm right next door at Moscone North. During the forum, you will learn all about running meetups and workshops, getting speakers and tons about programming. Check out the sessions: 

UGF2269 Lessons Learned with Repository Managers and Supply Chain Tools for DevOps Manfred Moser, Kelly Robinson 08:00 AM 09:00 AM
UGF11077 Introduction to Java 8: JVM, Language, and Platform Timothy Fagan 08:00 AM 09:00 AM
UGF1773 Decoding the Air Around You with Java and $7 Hardware Bert Jan Schrijver 08:00 AM 09:00 AM
UGF11082 WebSocket Perspectives: Clouds, Streaming, Microservices, and the Web of Things Frank Greco 09:00 AM 10:00 AM
UGF11069 Guicing Up Selenium with Docker: Container Isolation for Application Testing Imen Hammi, Ean Schuessler 9:00 AM 10:00 AM
UGF11078 JUGs: The Health of Networks Daniel deOliveira, Csaba Toth 9:00 AM 10:00 AM
UGF11072 Diabolical Developer’s Guide to Performance Kirk Pepperdine, Martijn Verburg 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
UGF10299 Meet James Gosling and NetBeans Community Members Constantin Drabo, Anton Epple, James Gosling, Mark Stephens 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
UGF11079 JUGs Around the World Richelle Bussenius, Alexis Lopez 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
UGF10300 Being Productive with Maven, Java EE, and the Cloud Adam Bien, Harshad Oak, Martijn Verburg 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
UGF11073 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Dealing with Money and Currency in Java Applications Alison McGreavy, Otavio Otaviojava 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
UGF11080 How to Run Your Own JUG’s Java Conference Floyd Elliot, Scott Kramer 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
UGF11081 Improving Your Developer Career Bruno Souza, Edson Yanaga 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
UGF10301 James Gosling, Robots, the Raspberry Pi, and Small Devices Jens Deters, James Gosling, José Pereda, Johan Vos, Johannes Weigend 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
UGF10303 Getting Started with Awesome JavaFX Development Gail Anderson, Paul Anderson, Sean Phillips 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
UGF11074 Adopt OpenJDK: How the Community Is Shaping the Future of Java Simon Maple, Thomas Rafael Modeneis 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
UGF10302 Java on Your Phone! Jens Deters, Anton Epple, Joseé Pereda, Zoran Sevarac, Johan Vos 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
UGF10304 Lightning Talks: Even More Productivity with Free Open Source Tools David Heffelfinger, Martin Klähn, Kirk Pepperdine, Sven Reimers 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
UGF10305 Effective Java Teaching Gail Anderson, Paul Anderson, Kenneth Fogel, Zoran Sevarac, Johannes Weigend 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
UGF11075 Coffee Potpourri: A Mixture of Everything Java Bruno Souza, John Yeary 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
UGF10283 Evolving Java EE David Blevins, Oleg Tsal-Tsalko 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
UGF10284 Building Nanoservices with Java EE and Java 8 Adam Bien, Yoshio Terada 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
UGF11076 JCP Meet the Executive Committee: Main Room Vincent Mayers, Pratik Patel 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
UGF10306 WildFly, Hadoop, JavaFX, and HTML5 in the Enterprise Fernando Babadopulos, Ryan Cuprak, Arun Gupta, Mark Stephens 6:30 PM 7:30 PM

Wednesday Aug 19, 2015

JavaOne4Kids: Robots, Minecraft, and Coding

By David Lopez

Much like with language, kids have the ability to absorb and understand the basics of technology amazingly at an early age. Building the next generation of developers, engineers, and tech lovers, JavaOne4Kids is an entire day’s worth of sessions hosted on Saturday October 24th right before JavaOne begins (schedule available here). In order to ensure that the kids have the best time possible and want to come back for more, we try to offer lessons that spark their interest and creativity. These sessions are aimed at children 10-18 years old. There are 21 total sessions being offered over 3 time slots. Technologies covered include: Greenfoot, LEGO Mindstorms, Scratch, Leap Motion, Arduino, Python, NAO Robot, HTML5, JavaScript, Polymer, Raspberry Pi, Scala, Forge 1.8, Tynker, and, of course, Java. 

Each session is designed to reach out to a different age group or interest. For example, the young artists can draw their favorite animals with JavaScript; the gamers can mod Minecraft with Forge 1.8 or build their own game with Java or Scratch and Leap Motion, and robot enthusiasts can play with a NAO Robot. Registration for this event opens in September, but in order to make sure it’s the best that it can possibly be, we are now looking for volunteers to help with the workshops. Sign up to volunteer here. Your time will help inspire the next generation of Java Developers – a great way to give back to and help grow the Java Community.

Wednesday Oct 01, 2014

NAO Robot at JavaOne

What does the NAO robot from Aldebaran Robotics think about JavaOne? Find out!

Wednesday Sep 10, 2014

Driverless Cars and Java

Paul Perrone is a regular fixture at JavaOne, and this year's conference is no exception. Perrone, founder and CEO of Perrone Robotics, will give a session called "Automated Vehicle Testing with Java." Perrone will talk about his company's Autonomous Vehicle Test System, developed for the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). The system, written entirely in Java, will be used to independently test the safety of crash-avoidance systems.

“Many of today’s vehicles already have ‘crash-imminent braking’ and other features,” says Perrone. “But up until now, the IIHS hasn’t really had a way to test how well these technologies work in real-world situations with cars traveling at highway speeds.”

Read the full oracle.com story, "Java Takes the Wheel." 

Thursday Jul 31, 2014

User Groups at JavaOne

User group leaders from around the world meet once a year at JavaOne. Each year, they organize the Forum meeting the Sunday before JavaOne. Speakers and topics are vetted by community. Anyone attending JavaOne whether they belong to a user group or not are invited to those sessions. Make sure you arrive on time for the Forum on Sunday. It starts at 8:00am at Moscone West. Among the topics this year are NetBeans community and tools, Java EE and Glassfish update, lightning talks about productivity, Java tools for Maven and Java EE, free Java tools and how to teach Java. And you don't want to miss James Gosling. He will present his latest work on the Raspberry Pi, Robots and Small Devices. If you have not registered already.

Register by tomorrow Friday August 1, 2014 and take advantage of the Early Bird rate. It is a US $400 saving on registration!  


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