Important: Meeting at NW Library this month.
When: August 12, 2014 11:30 – 13:00
We are meeting this Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the NW Library (5600 NW 122nd St.) from 11:30 – 13:00 (that’s 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for you non 24 hour clock people).
Where: NW Library (5600 NW 122nd St.)
We are meeting at the NW Library again this month. We already had it reserved and paid for for August. We will be back at Protek again for all future meetings starting in September.
Speaker: Karl Kirch
Topic: Java 8 Streams
This will be a very interesting topic as Streams and Lambdas have been a big buzzword in the Java community.
As usual there will be Pizza and drinks provided. All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card. Please come join us.
Important: New Location
We’re meeting at a new location this month: Prototek OKC. We are very grateful to Prototek for providing the accommodations for our meetings this summer.
When: Tuesday, June 10, at 11:30
We’re meeting on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:30 am at Prototek OKC, at 401 NW 10th st, Oklahoma City OK. Street parking is available nearby at no cost.
Topic: Generating PDF’s with Apache FOP and XSL.
Apache FOP is a processing tool that renders content in various formats from an XML (XSL-FO) document. Some of the formats are PDF, PNG, PCL, and AWT. We will discuss a very simple use case that starts with a Web form and ends with an email containing the attached PDF, generated by FOP.
Speaker: Erich Leipold
Erich Leipold is the COO of Confluex, an integration consulting company. He has been working in IT for the past 22 years, in various roles. He is primarily a Java developer, with additional experience in PHP, Python, and VB. Erich has been working in integration for the past several years, including using FOP for creating dynamic PDF documents.
This month we have two presentations, so get there early! First, Jason Richards will show us some tips about writing a resume from years of experience helping candidates tune theirs. Then, Jeff Bowman will present about lambdas in Java 8.
We’re meeting at 11:30am on Tuesday, May 13 at the Northwest Library. As always, lunch will be provided.
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Please register for the meeting here.
Who: Chad Gorshing
Where: Northwest Library
When: Tuesday, February 18th @11:30am
Description: Today’s applications are getting more and more distributed everyday and it is well-known that distributed programming is hard. With Hazelcast though, distributed programming is easy and lots of fun. Chad will give an introduction to Hazelcast and how are some ways to use this tool.
What: AMQP messaging with RabbitMQ
Who: Ryan Hoegg
Where: Northwest Library
When: Tuesday, January 14th @11:30am
Description: AMQP is an open standard for messaging. We will learn about messaging, about the AMQP standard, and about the different messaging patterns we use to allow our applications and services to communicate using AMQP messaging. We’ll be using the open source RabbitMQ as our messaging server, and we’ll go over how to download it and set it up.