Miami JVM Group Miami, FL – Meetup

March 7, 2012

Miami JVM Group Miami, FL – Meetup.

W”ant to meet with other fellow programmers/managers who are focus on the java or the JVM? A group where we can discuss programming languages Groovy, Clojure, Scala, JRuby, Android, and etc, frameworks Spring, Struts, Hibernate, JPA, etc, and tools Jenkins, Jira, Tomcat, IDE, etc as well as a place to talk about personal experiences or learn new things Developers, managers, and students are welcome!”

Next meeting:

Scala Hackaton!
Miami JVM Group

Monday, April 2, 2012
7:00 PM

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8491 Northwest 17th Street #11


The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets No Excuses!

May 29, 2011

The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets No Excuses! – Joel on Software. via Stumbleupon

10 Reasons Why People Initially Suck at Programming

April 27, 2011

10 Reasons Why People Initially Suck at Programming | Talk Binary.

I thinking of making this the first week’s reading in my next Java class! Every point is right on.

cayhorstmanns blog |

March 23, 2011

cayhorstmanns blog |

Cay Horstmann is author of Core Java (Sun Microsystems Press 1996-2009) and the author of one of my favorite Java textbooks, Big Java. His blog is a good way to see what the pros are thinking about.

-via Prof. Freer

A summer program limited to students at institutions without a higher degree (good fit for MDC)

January 24, 2011

DePauw University: REU -> Home.

DePauw University is hosting a research experience for undergraduate students (REU) during the summer of 2011.This program is open to students at colleges and universities that do not have graduate programs in computer science.This allows students to do research work who might otherwise not have the opportunity.If you teach at such an institution, please encourage your students to consider our program.


This year, we have projects on persuasive technologies, developing an IDE for a functional programming language, and parallel processing (further details can be found at the link below).  The program runs from June 1st to August 5th.  Applications are due on March 15th.


Further details about the program and an electronic application form can be found at our website”

Summer Student Research in Imaging and Computer Vision

January 21, 2011

iMagine – NSF REU in Imaging and Computer Vision (Montclair State University).

students will work individually and collaboratively on a wide variety of imaging and computer vision problems benefiting from a group of experienced research mentors.



Software Language Engineering Summer Program

January 19, 2011

 REU-SLE 2011 — REU-SLE. “The online application is now available!The Summer 2011 offering of the University of Alabama UA Research Experience for Undergraduates in Software Language Engineering REU-SLE spans 9 weeks and offers opportunities for 10 students from UA and other institutions across the Nation. Participant will receive:

  • Stipend of $4,320
  • Travel stipend of up to $600
  • Housing in an apartment-style dorm on the UA campus
  • Meal allowance
  • Professional conference registration, travel, lodging, and meals
  • Field trip travel, lodging, and meals
  • Books and other supplementary materials”