2019 February Meeting

February 2nd, 2019 Comments off

When: Tuesday, February 12, 2019   11:30 – 13:00

Where: StarSpace46  1141 W. Sheridan Avenue

Topic: Essential Tools for Performance Metrics and Troubleshooting

Every developer creating real-world applications will have to eventually troubleshoot code performance issues – sometimes even in Production systems. In this session we will show a couple of essential tools that every Java developer should know about and can use to gather detail performance metrics (CPU, Memory, Threads, Hot Methods, etc.). With the help of these tools you can get to the bottom of tough issues such as bottlenecks caused by locking and memory leaks. We will specifically cover Java Mission Control (JMC), and Eclipse Memory Analyzer Tool (MAT).

Speakers:

Bill Spens is Director of Software Development at Power Costs, Inc. (PCI); He has 10 years of experience troubleshooting Java and Oracle performance and currently focuses on improving processes and efficiency across many agile teams.

John Chesser has been writing Java on the front and back end for 18 years. John focuses on keeping it simple. He has experience writing full systems from scratch and maintaining older systems for companies like Creative Labs Inc. and Powercosts Inc.

RSVP via Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/okcjug/events/258628656/

Clevyr: 912 N Classen Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73106

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2019 January Meeting

December 30th, 2018 Comments off

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019   11:30 – 13:00

Where: StarSpace46  1141 W. Sheridan Avenue


Website: http://www.starspace46.com/

Speaker: Bryce Easley

Topic: Spice up your Java with Project Lombok

In this session we will showcase the main features of Project Lombok (https://projectlombok.org) and demonstrate how you can make your Java code cleaner, more readable, and way less verbose.
With the information shared in this talk you should be able to start using Lombok right away in your Java projects – even legacy projects.

Speaker Bio

Bryce Easly is a Senior Full Stack Developer who loves technology and has been developing web applications for almost a decade. He’s built complex systems using Java for Southwest Airlines, Power Costs Inc (PCI), and he’s currently at Tango Analytics.

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2018 December Meeting

December 5th, 2018 Comments off

When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018    11:30 – 13:00

Where: StarSpace46  1141 W. Sheridan Avenue


Website: http://www.starspace46.com/

Speaker: Andres Barbaro

Topic: Reactive Micro-Services

We will start by introducing the concept of reactive programming and how it can benefit, simplify, and streamline software development and deployment. Then we will dig into the Reactor implementation of this idea and finally we will run some code to show reactive at work.

 

Speaker Bio

Andres Barbaro is Vice President of Software Development at Power Costs, Inc. (PCI); Responsible for managing the software development and engineering practice across the entire organization and product portfolio.

He has over ten years of experience in the energy industry, with an in-depth understanding of operations, trading, planning, and financial aspects of energy portfolios, specializing in business analytics and optimization.

 


Please go to Meetup and sign up so we will have a count for the food.

We thank Techlahoma for generously providing the food and drink, and to StarSpace46 for providing the facility.

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2018 September Meeting

September 6th, 2018 Comments off

When: Tuesday, September 11, 2018    11:30 – 13:00

Where: Clevyr, Inc.   912 N. Classen Blvd

   (Temporary Location Change)

Speaker: Jason Lee

Topic: Oracle Turns Java up to 11

At the end of this month, Oracle is scheduled to release Java 11. In this session, we’ll see what’s new in the latest revision of the world’s most popular programming language. We’ll start with a rundown of features, including those added in Java 10 to get us to date, and end with examples of Java 11’s additions.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to a scheduling conflict at StarSpace46, we will be meeting this month at Clevyr. Many thanks to Aaron Krauss for the hospitality!

 


Please go to Meetup and sign up so we will have a count for the food.

We thank Techlahoma for generously providing the food and drink, and to Clevyr, Inc for providing the facility.

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2018 July Meeting

July 5th, 2018 Comments off

When: Tuesday, July 10, 2018    11:30 – 13:00

Where: StarSpace46  1141 W. Sheridan Avenue


Website: http://www.starspace46.com/

Speaker: Mitch Blevins

Topic: Rust For Java Developers

Rust is a systems language from Mozilla designed for speed, safety, and fearless concurrency. For the Java developer looking to expand horizons, it has features and ideas that you may not even realize that you were missing.

 

Speaker Bio

Mitch Blevins has been programming Java for 13 years and was an early Scala fanboi. He is currently fascinated by Rust.

 


Please go to Meetup and sign up so we will have a count for the food.

We thank Techlahoma for generously providing the food and drink, and to StarSpace46 for providing the facility.

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