By Heather VanCura on Jan 21, 2013
The January 18 Adopt-a-JSR program online meeting with Bruno Souza (SouJava), Martijn Verberg (London Java Community), Arun Gupta (Oracle/Java EE) and Heather VanCura (JCP) was a great success--with 40 Java User Group participants from all over the world. Heather opened the call with an overview & introductions; Martijn and Bruno shared the program details and encouraged JUG members to get more involved in adopting JSRs; and, Arun provided an update on the Java EE 7 JSRs being adopted, along with some very exciting use cases from JUG Chennai and BeJUG. Heather shared that there are 20 JUGS are now participating in the Adopt-a-JSR program! The JUG leaders shared some valuable feedback at the conclusion of the meeting and it was suggested that future online meetings would be helpful in encouraging more participationm--there will be a follow up meeting scheduled at the end of February. The recording and materials from the meeting are available on the JCP.org Multimedia page.