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ACGNJ Java Users Group - 2017 Year in Review

The ACGNJ Java Users Group had a banner year in 2017.  We held our usual 11 meetings (summer break in August) and hosted five (5) well-known Java experts: April 11 - Elliotte Rusty Harold presented "Exceptions: I'm Telling You for the Last Time." May 9 - Victor Grazi presented "Reactive Programming by Example." May 30 - Viktor Gamov presented "The Splendors and Miseries of Distributed Streams." October 10 - Reza Rahman presented "Java EE 8 and Java EE 9: What You Need to Know." December 12 - Donald Raab presented "API Deep Dive: Designing Eclipse Collections." This is indeed a first for our quirky little JUG to host this many Java experts in one year.  The rest of the year featured presentations by our regular "cast of characters:" January 10 - "Technical Overview of Speedment" presented by myself . February 27 - "Getting Started with JavaFX" presented by Scot Jenkins. March 28 - &