Here in the Washington DC area, the technology community has become (or has been for a while) a vary vibrant community where a tech meetup can found on almost any night of the week.
From the Northern Virginia Java and Ruby users groups which tend to have very in-depth talks to groups such as RefreshDC which have a audience of designers, developers, and social media experts - one of the challenges of picking which events to go to is determining how in-depth the talk will be.
Jay Garcia is speaking at DevIgnition at Oracle HQ on Creating Mobile Apps with Sencha Touch. He is the author of ExtJS in Action (which he says is finally in print!). He is not a Sencha employee, but he is a contributor.
[Liveblogging during the presentation]
If you aren't familiar with Sencha, you may know them better as ExtJS. Their offerings have expanded, and their name has changed. ExtJS was born out of YUI.
Reza has spoken at the NovaJUG in the past on Java EE 6 and there are previous posts on
He is an Expert Group Member for Java EE 6 and EJB 3.1 and the author or EJB 3 In Action
Ryan Cuprak is speaking at DevIgnition at Oracle HQ on NetBeans Project Management.
Ryan runs the Connecticut Java User's Group and works at www.enginuityplm.com. He is the author of a book on NetBeans.
(couple of people in the room use NetBeans from the poll that was just done in the room)
- Why NetBeans?
- Choosing a project template
- Configuring your environment
- Creating a NetBeans Standard Project
Suman Cuddapah - Oracle SOA Solutions Specialist is speaking at DevIgnition on
- Grow Developer Base
- Grow Adoption
- Mobile Platform
Technology, Community, and Platform
How many JSRs have been created. Growing rate since 2000.
"More alignment with the open source community"
Oracle is sponsoring DevIgnition today together with the Northern Virginia Java User's Group.
- Arun Gupta - Java EE & GlassFish Guy @ Oracle
- Reza Rahman - Author of EJB 3 in Action
- David Bock and Arild Shirazi - JRuby Experts
- Jay Garcia - Author of ExtJS in Action
- David Bock and Arild Shirazi: JRuby - Making the World Safe For Democracy
- Bryan Weber - Clojure Ninja!
- Suman Cuddapah - Oracle SOA Solutions Specialist