The Detroit Java User Group is proud to announce that James Ward, Adobe’s Flex evangelist will be speaking to their group on August 19th 2009 from 6:30 P.M – 8:30 P.M at the eprize headquarters. This event is free and open to all that would like to attend. If you are planning on coming to the event please RSVP
What is Java and Flex?
Java and Flex
Building highly interactive software that users love to use is usually a challenging endeavor. However, the open source Flex SDK and Java are a perfect combination of technologies for building very rich and highly interactive software for the Web and the desktop. The communication between the Java back-end and Flex front-end can utilize a number of different communication protocols, but the easiest and best performing is the open source BlazeDS library. This session covers the fundamentals of using Flex, Java, Spring, and BlazeDS to build rich and highly interactive software for the Web and the desktop.
James Ward is a Technical Evangelist for Flex at Adobe and Adobe’s JCP representative to JSR 286, 299, and 301. Much like his love for climbing mountains he enjoys programming because it provides endless new discoveries, elegant workarounds, summits and valleys. His adventures in climbing have taken him many places. Likewise, technology has brought him many adventures, including: Pascal and Assembly back in the early 90′s; Perl, HTML, and in the mid 90′s; then Java and many of it’s frameworks beginning in the late 90′s. Today he primarily uses Flex to build beautiful front-ends for Java based back-ends. Prior to Adobe, James built a rich marketing and customer service portal for .
Food and beverages for this event will be sponsored by The Epitec Group
For more information please visit The Detroit Java User Group website
This Tuesday, July 21, i3 Detroit will be holding our first ever building party. We’ll be building and racing bristlebots. The event is BYOP (bring your own parts) so attendees will need a toothbrush, vibrating pager motor, and a small battery. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
i3 Detroit Building Party
Tuesday, July 21, 7:00 PM
515 Lloyd Ave. Royal Oak MI 48073 (map)
The guys over at the Ann Arbor Go-Tech makers group are putting on the first Ann Arbor Makers Faire on Saturday August 29th 2009 at the Neutral Zone which is located at 310 E. Washington Ann Arbor, MI 48104. They are looking for people to register for exhibitors. If you would like to be apart of the making of Metro Detroit’s First Maker Faire head over to their site and register today!
i3 Detroit is already registered and planning to be there so we hope to see you all come out and visit us.
i3 Detroit still has open Membership if you are interested. We are holding our weekly meeting tonight @ 7:00 P.M at the Coffee Beanery in Berkley Mi.
If you are interested in learning more about the group and our projects please join us. If you already know you want to be a member you can fill out the new member sign up form and bring with you or you can pay online via credit card on our Membership page. The monthly dues are $50.00 per month. As a member you will have access to the space 24/7, attend weekly classes, voting rights and more.
We hope to see some new faces tonight as we continue to grow i3 Detroit into an amazing group of talented individuals!
i3 Detroit Team
phone: (248) 906-8473
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