March JavaMUG Meeting…

This month's meeting was Wednesday and it was very good. Craig Walls did a great job covering XDoclet. Of the 4+ years I've been regularly attending JavaMUG I'd have to…

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Moving on to…

...bigger and better things? No, but with the new year I am finished with my year-term as webmaster for JavaMUG. It will be nice to be free of all the…

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Interesting Rant

I just came across this post, no I'm gonna call it a rant. I just came across this rant on the pitfalls of using MVC in web development. It's a…

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JavaMUG meeting last night…

Last night was the Java Metroplex User's Group monthly meeting. The meeting was sponsored by Genuitec, the creators of MyEclipse. They had 10-15 minutes to hype MyEclipse. They did a…

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Last Night’s JavaMUG Presentation

Last night was the monthly meeting of the Java Metroplex User’s Group, of which I belong and also serve on the board. I was both looking forward to and dreading the meeting. I dreaded it because we were holding yearly elections and I was afraid they would drag on and on and on. Boy was I pleasantly surprised at how smooth and quick things went. Congrats to the current board for such a smooth election and congrats to the newly elected board members.

The reason I was looking forward to the meeting was that this month’s speaker was Glenn Vanderburg. I have seen him speak at previous JavaMUG meetings and at last years Lone Star Software Symposium. His presentations are both strong technically and delivered with some humor.

Last night Glenn spoke on the new features coming with J2SE 1.5. He spent a large chunk of the presentation on generics, and then covered a number of the other 1.5 additions.
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