Category Archives: Java User Groups

Devoxx4Kids Brasil: kids, teens and beyond!

Any ideas on how to spending an amazing time in a nice, hot, sunny, summer day Sunday with your whole family? How about spending the day indoors, in front of computer screens, with the window shades down, together with a … Continue reading

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LinguÁgil – Multi-language, Agile Event

I’m now coming back from a trip to Salvador, a beautiful city in the Northeast of Brazil where I went to speak at the LinguÁgil event. LinguÁgil, as the name implies, is a clever mixture of “Language” and “Agile”. The … Continue reading

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The Year is about to Start!

A couple of days ago a friend of mine told me that “the year is finally about to start”. He was repeating a popular saying that we have in Brazil, that the year only starts after Carnival. That is, today. … Continue reading

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Java 7 has launched!! Congra… What is this now?

I have been traveling quite a lot in the last few months, specifically to help with the Java 7 launch. During very important events, like the International Free Software Forum, FISL, and the very successful The Developer’s Conference, TDC, where … Continue reading

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SouJava nominated for the JCP EC

This week, Oracle officially nominated SouJava for an Executive Commitee seat on the Java Community Process (JCP), and I’ve been indicated as the group’s representative. Since then I have received many e-mails, and started writing this lines several times, but … Continue reading

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JUGs, Trademarks, Copyrights and Open Source…

In preparation for the Oracle Users Group Leaders’ Summit that will happen in Redwood Shores California next week, a long time, unsolved issue resurfaced and JUGs have a hope to discuss it during the Summit: the usage of JEDI, an … Continue reading

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