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Preview - May 2018 ACGNJ Java Users Group Meeting

This month's Java Users Group meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Drew University starting at 6:30pm.

Chandra Guntur will present "Garbage Collection - The Journey Until Java 11."

Abstract:
Chandra will provide an overview of basic Garbage Collection patterns and enhancements in Java. His presentation will cover various JVM options and flags to tune GC as well as new logging techniques with Java Unified Logging.



Bio:
Chandra is a Java geek, Spring Boot and cloud enthusiast, organizer and presenter at the NYJavaSIG, and co-chair of the NYJavaSIG Hands-On-Workshop (HOW). He loves coding in Smalltalk and is getting to love Java over the past 20+ years.

Where:
Dorothy Young Center for the Arts, Room 106
Drew University
36 Madison Avenue
Madison, New Jersey 07940

When:
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
6:30-8:30pm

Summary - Ben Evans Visit with the ACGNJ Java Users Group

The April 2018 ACGNJ Java Users Group meeting featured guest speaker, Ben Evans, a Java Champion, co-founder of jClarity, and author of several books. He presented "Gambling with Leopards."

Ben provided an overview of a distributed sports book, known as BetLeopard, and the kinds of bets that are processed. He then demonstrated several ways to implement BetLeopard:
Java 8 lambdasHazelcast IMDG and Apache SparkHazelcast IMDG and Hazelcast Jet Source code for BetLeopard can be found on Ben's GitHub page.