Time's running out! Sign up for our Spring Social Meetup!
You know who you are! If you've been procastinating it is time to click this link (http://www.meetup.com/ChicagoJUG/events/107041282/) , and sign up for our Spring Social Meetup. It's getting filled, and Craig Walls will be there. You might even get to shake his hand!
Webcast Webcast, watch the Webcast of our Spring Social event!
If you can't make it, we are gearing up a Webcast of the event. Come join us live at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/446415701 . Part of the new services of your local Java Users Group
Have you ever needed to (Spring) batch stuff online? If you do, don't miss our new Meetup! (April 16)
The Primary Developer for Spring Batch (Michael Minella, the man himself!) will be showing up and discussing the great benefits of using Spring Batch to offload all your processing. Don't wait, sign up for our next Meetup! http://www.meetup.com/ChicagoJUG/events/109037752/
Do you love Gradle? How about getting into the Conference for Free?
Tim O'Brien from Gradleware has kindly donated a GradleSummit conference pass (valued at 800$) to a lucky winner! Do you want to participate? Give it a shot, and post a nice message at http://www.meetup.com/ChicagoJUG/messages/boards/thread/32475562 .At the end of next week, we'll close the discussion and choose a winner from the posted entries.
Java Call For Papers is Open!
Have you ever wanted to present in JavaOne? Now is the time! JavaOne's Call for Paper is now open. Go ahead, give it a shot, write something incredible and present it to the world! http://www.oracle.com/javaone/index.html (plus if you paper get accepted, you get the full conference pass for free (that's like $2,000 :))
Don't forget, there is a Mentorship Program for Free!
Have questions? Will answer! We have a mentorship program that allows you to meet with Java experts one-on-one for 45 minutes to solve those pesky problems that you may be running into. Give them a shot, find them at http://cjug.org/mentorship-program/
And your moment of Zen!
Hitler get angry at the discontinuation of Google Reader (Warn: Some explicit subtitling)