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ACGNJ Java Users Group - 2019 Year in Review

The ACGNJ Java Users Group had an excellent year in 2019. We held 12 meetings (two meetings in October and the usual summer break in August) and hosted eight (8) well-known Java industry leaders:
January 8 - Donald Raab presented "Invest in Your Java Katalogue."February 18 - Chandra Guntur presented "Alternates to Java Reflection and Unsafe Usage."March 12 - Gladwin Burboz presented "Understanding Facebook/Google Authentication with Spring Boot 2.x Demo (Hands-On)."April 2 -  Christian Engelbert presented "Instan(t)a-neous Monitoring."July 23 - Matt Raible presented "Mobile Development with Ionic, React Native and JHipster."October 8 - Reza Rahman presented "Java on Azure: How Microsoft Learned to Love Java."October 22 - Ray Tsang presented "Serverless Kotlin with App Engine."November 18 - Micah Silverman presented "Beautiful SDK Design in Java for APIs." The rest of the year featured presentations by mysel…

Preview - May 2019 ACGNJ Java Users Group Meeting

This month's Java Users Group meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts, Drew University starting at 6:30pm.

I will present "Building Microservices with Micronaut, A Full-Stack JVM-Based Framework."

Micronaut, introduced in early 2018 by Object Computing, is a full-stack JVM-based framework for creating microservices-based, cloud-native and serverless applications that may be written in Java, Groovy and Kotlin.

There will be a brief introduction and overview of Micronaut followed by a live demonstration on an application written in Java, Groovy and Kotlin.

We've had quite the lineup of speakers for the first four months of 2019. Here is a quick summary:

Invest in Your Java Katalogue by Don RaabAlternates to Java Reflection and Unsafe Usage by Chandra GunturUnderstanding Facebook/Google Authentication with Spring Boot 2.x Demo (Hands-On) by Gladwin BurbozInstan(t)a-neous Monitoring by Christoph Engelbert
And we have other spe…

ACGNJ Java Users Group - 2018 Year in Review

The ACGNJ Java Users Group had an excellent year in 2018 surpassing our 2017 accomplishments. We held our usual 11 meetings (summer break in August) and hosted seven (7) well-known Java industry leaders:
January 9 - Jason Young presented "Introduction to Java 9."March 19 - Venkat Subramaniam presented "Twelve Ways to Make Your Code Suck Less."April 10 - Ben Evans presented "Gambling with Leopards."May 8 - Chandra Guntur presented "Garbage Collection - The Journey Until Java 11"October 9 - Jeanne Boyarsky presented "Java 11 - Keeping the Java Release Train on the Right Track."November 13 - Reza Rahman presented "What is CQRS+Event Sourcing and Why Java Developers Should Care."December 17 - Chandra Guntur, Donald Raab, Barry and I participated in a Java open-source panel where we shared our own contributions to open-source projects. We also had a remote presentation by Scott Stoll and Nash Ramdial on Flutter, an open-source mobi…