Perhaps this is old news for you, but JavaOne San Francisco registration is live. Various saving options are available leading up to the conference, and to take advantage of the current US$600 in savings registration needs to be completed by May 31st, 2015 (11:59pm PT).
I encourage you to read through the registration options by visiting the JavaOne registration site:…
Added by Michael Levin on April 24, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Recommendation engines help narrow your choices to those that best meet your particular needs. In this post, we’re going to take a closer look at how all the different components of a recommendation engine work together. We’re going to use collaborative filtering on movie ratings data to recommend movies. The key components are a collaborative filtering algorithm in Apache Mahout to build and train a machine learning model,…Continue
I Write Like is a website that analyzes your writing and suggests a writer your style is similar to.…Continue
Added by Michael Levin on March 16, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
Our friends at LinuxJournal ( hi Doc) posted this fascinating article about Ubos I'm sure many of you will enjoy:
"UBOS focuses on making the administration of home servers much simpler", says Johannes Ernst.
From Doc's article:
My goal is to make the administration…
Added by Michael Levin on March 15, 2015 at 8:55am — No Comments
Open Source Bridge is a software conference in Portland that equips you for the whole year with news and information to help you be the best developer you can…Continue
Added by Michael Levin on March 10, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
I ran into Steve from First Magnitude at Ward's yesterday. Sure am looking forward to tomorrow's GatorJUG. Last time, a couple of developers from Opie Software just happened to be there. I'll have a few interesting new books to talk about, one in particular is called …Continue
Added by Michael Levin on March 10, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
Just a reminder: Oracle plans to stop updating Java 7 in April of this year (next month).
As outlined in the Oracle JDK Support Roadmap, after April 2015, Oracle will not post further updates of Java SE 7 to its public download sites.
This might be a good time to read …Continue
Added by Adam Davis on March 4, 2015 at 10:22pm — No Comments
My good bud Matt just published an article about his business and I think it's worth sharing: http://raibledesigns.com/rd/entry/how_to_setup_your_own1
Matt's sees consistent success for a few reasons.…Continue
Added by Michael Levin on March 3, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Slightly modified from original post: http://adamldavis.com/
There’s a hot new programming language that I’m excited about. It can be used dynamically or statically-typed, your choice. It supports functional programming constructs, including first-class functions, currying, and more. It has multiple-inheritance, type inference, and meta-programming. It also integrates really well…Continue
Added by Michael Levin on January 27, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Interested in Android programming? Here's a nice, recent article at Lifehacker outlining good, free resources to get you going. http://lifehacker.com/i-want-to-write-android-apps-where-do-i-start-1643818268 ;
Added by Michael Levin on January 22, 2015 at 11:05am — No Comments
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Here's a message from O'Relly about OSCON 2015:
We're deep into planning OSCON 2015 and we've got some exciting news: …Continue
Added by Michael Levin on January 9, 2015 at 11:47am — No Comments
The O'Reilly Solid conference is in San Diego in June and it's all about the merging of HW/SW for the IoT. Want to get involved? The Call for Papers is open and there are loads of benefits in giving a presentation for an O'Reilly conference., Take it from me! It's a great thing to do for the community and you learn a ton…Continue
Added by Michael Levin on January 9, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
SQL will become one of the most prolific use cases in the Hadoop ecosystem, according to Forrester Research. Apache Drill is an open source SQL query engine for big data exploration. REST services and clients have emerged as popular…Continue
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We have a chance for a special Ceylon talk on either Mon 10/13, Fri 10/17, Mon 10/20, or Fri 10/24 in Orlando at OrlandoJUG and/or Gainesville at GatorJUG.
As you all know, OJUG meets 4th…Continue
If you're a JUG member, the JavaOne event team wants you to know there's a special discount for you:
"We are offering our JUG’s a special discount for the month of June to
register for JavaOne 2014. The discount will provide an additional…
Added by Michael Levin on June 5, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments
These days, it's hard to stick with just one language. Sure, you may be a Java developer or a Rubyist and "not interested" in learning another language. We tend to get comfortable in our comfort zone. But, being a polyglot has its advantages.
Tim Crowley just presented at SunJUG and…Continue
Added by Michael Levin on June 4, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Brian Street and I did a presentation on Boxen for configuring our developer's laptops: http://jdigger.github.io/boxen-slides/
Added by Jim Moore on May 22, 2014 at 11:05am — No Comments