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JHUG Java day – Athens 22/11/2008

7 November 2008 Leave a comment
duke-column-torch-black-tn.png Jhug, is organising a Java day in Athens, Greece. The event will take place on Saturday 10.00 am, 22nd of November 2008 at President Hotel, and is expected to finish at 16.30 pm. Event’s speakers will be C. Loverdos, Sharon Cheong from Trasys Greece, Dr Heinz Kabutz, Serafeim Karapatis, a Glassfish speaker (TBA) and Dimitris Andreadis, from JBoss. The full programme is listed below
10.00-10.30 Registration – Coffee
10.30-11.20 Meet Scala. Object-Functional Programming Has Already Begun C Loverdos
11.30-12.20 Software Testing: Best practices Sharon Cheong
12.20-12.40 Coffee break
12.40-13.10 Un^H^HSelf-employed Dr Heinz Kabutz
13.20-14.10 Rapid application development using task flows and AJAX in JDeveloper 11g Serafeim Karapatis
14.10-14:40 Lunch Break
14.40-15:30 Introducing GlassFish v3 (TBA)
15.40-16:30 Introduction to JBoss AS 5 Dimitris Andreadis

Sponsor to this event is Trasys Greece.

If you happen to be in Greece in the end of November it is well worth it paying a visit to the event.

For more info you can either send me an e-mail or visit the jugevents site.

Since we are always looking for speakers, if you are interested in speaking in one of JHUG’s future events please do send me an e-mail.

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SpringSource seminar – Athens – Greece

19 July 2008 3 comments

The Hellenic Java User Group and SpringSource are proud to present the free Spring Seminar. This Seminar will be a 4-hour seminar with 2 talks of Iwein Fuld, consultant at SpringSource based around the Spring Portfolio and the SpringSource Application Platform. The sessions will start around 1.30 PM and ends at 6 PM.

In addition to the SpringSource Seminar, SpringSource organizes a 4-day Core Spring training in Athens, during 26-29 of August. For more information:http://www.springsource.com/training/spr001/2008/core-ath-1. Take advantage of the Early Bird discount, register before July 26th and save EUR 300!

During the SpringSource Seminar, the following sessions will be presented;

Spring Portfolio; Current state and beyond

The Spring Framework 2.5 introduced comprehensive support for annotation-based configuration, along with full support for the Java 6 and Java EE 5 platforms. Now Spring is preparing for the Spring 3.0 release, introducing further annotation-based configuration options and unified expression language support. This talk discusses Spring as a modern Java 5 oriented application framework – covering the core component model, integration with common technologies such as JPA and JSF, as well as Spring’s annotation-driven web MVC.

Application Platform

If you’re a Java web developer, you’re certainly familiar with monolithic WAR deployments and library bloat, and you’ve probably thought numerous times, “There must be a better way.” Well, there is! By building on the benefits of an OSGi runtime environment and combining the Spring and Spring-DM programming models, the SpringSource Application Platform offers enterprise web developers exciting new opportunities. This session will focus on developing web applications in an OSGi environment and will include a discussion of the migration path from a standard Java EE WAR to a fully OSGi-enabled web application packaged as a Web Module within a PAR. We will begin with an overview of deployment and packaging options available on the Platform and then take a closer look at each supported web deployment model from Standard WARs to Shared Libraries WARs, Shared Services WARs, and finally Web Modules. Attendees will walk away with a solid understanding of how to both develop and deploy next generation web applications on the S2AP.

More information can be found here.

Categories: Java, JHUG, Spring

JHUG event – reviews

7 June 2008 Leave a comment

Another successful jhug event is over. Unfortunatelly I couldn’t be there this time but reviews are already on their way. Congratulations to Paris, and a huge thanks to the sponsor, Sun Hellas, for making this possible.

Paris’ review

Dionysis Synodinos’ review

Christos Stathis’ review

Categories: Java, JHUG

JHUG Java Day – Athens 7 June 2008

21 May 2008 Leave a comment
duke-column-torch-black-tn.png Jhug, with the sponsorship of Sun Hellas, is organising a Java day in Athens, Greece. The event will take place on Saturday 9.30 am, 7th of June 2008 at Classical Hotel Acropol, and is expected to finish at 3.00 pm. Event’s speakers will be Mikhail Kondratyev from Sun, Mark Newton and Manik Surtani from JBoss, Kirk Pepperdine and a speaker for Open Solaris (TBA). The full programme is listed below
09.30-10.00 Registration – Coffee
10.00-10.40 Sun Hellas OpenSolaris Session (speaker TBA)
10.50-11.30 Netbeans 6.1 Overview Netbeans Team,Mikhail Kondratyev
11.30-11.50 Coffee break
11.50-12.30 JBoss Community & JBoss AS 5 Mark Newton
12.40-13.20 Perfomance Tuning and Java Optimizations (TBA) Kirk Pepperdine
13.20-14:00 Lunch Break
14.00-14:40 JBoss Cache: Clustering enterprise Java for scalability and high
availability
Manik Surtani

Sponsor to this event is Sun Hellas.

If you happen to be in Greece in the beginning of June it is well worth it paying a visit to the event.

For more info you can either send me an e-mail or visit the jugevents site.

Categories: JHUG

Sun Tech Day in Athens – the Programme

14 February 2008 1 comment
09:00 Registration – Coffee
09:30 Welcome Argiris Baklezos

Country Manager, Sun Microsystems Hellas

09:45 View from the top – Innovation and Developers

Reginald Hutcherson – Head of Technology Evangelism, Technology Outreach Group, Sun Microsystems Inc.

10:30 The Search of Concurrency

Dr Heinz M. Kabutz (PhD CompSci) – Author of “The Java Specialists’ Newsletter” Sun Java Champion

11:15 Desktop Computing: Java SE6 Top 10 Features
11:45 Solaris and Open Solaris – The best of both worlds – Secure Development with Solaris 10
12:15 Lunch Buffet
13:30 The Future of Java – Java EE architecture and roadmap/ Glassfish / Net Beans 6.0 Features and roadmap
14:15 A Java Developer at work, tips and tricks

Paris Apostolopoulos – Java Champion, JHUG Leader

14:45 Rapid Development: Ruby – Jrudy and Rails
15:15 Coffee Break
15:30 Innovative Technologies: Sun Spot in action / Project Wonderland
16:15 Web 2.0 – Scripting and Java FX Platform
17:00 Q & A Session – Quiz give-aways

Registration is open here.

Categories: Java, JHUG

Java evangelists – Athens Sun tech day

13 February 2008 Leave a comment

Following to my last update the Java evangelists that will be speaking in Athens on the tech day will be Reggie Hutcherson and Dr. Doris Chen. For more information you can check the Sun Java User Groups Programme web page.

Categories: Java, JHUG

Sun Java Tech Day – Athens Greece, 21st of February 2008

11 February 2008 Leave a comment

Sun is organising again a tech day at Athens Greece on Thursday the 21st of February 2008. The event will take place, for one more time, at AIT like last year. Speakers including some of the Java Evangelists as well as Dr Heinz Kabutz and Paris Apostolopoulos, a very good friend and the co-founder of the hellenic jug.

This is a great honour for the hellenic jug and Paris, to be part of such a great event.

Categories: Java, JHUG