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Java 8 informal hackathon, bring your Java 8 IDE

Java 8 promises to be the biggest change since Java 5.
Bring your laptop and Java 8 IDE!

We will all be coding in informal groups on the wonderful new features :
http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk8/features
http://www.techempower.com/blog/2013/03/26/everything-about-java-8/

Best hacks get a JetBrains license and 2 x JRebel licenses for the runners up.

Java 8 early access available at: https://jdk8.java.net/download.html

Agenda:


18:00 – 20:00 Hackathon (Eat while you hack)
20:00 – 20:30 Rate the hacks

Sponsors for the food and venue is Oracle.

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Our Sponsors

  • Investec

    Food and their Sandton venue

  • 8 BIT PLATOON

    Venue and food

  • Business Connexion

    Food and Venue or our Meetups

  • Entelect

    Entelect supplies food, drink and a venue for our meetups.

  • Standard Bank

    Food and Venue for meetups

  • ThoughtWorks

    ThoughtWorks sponsors food, drink and a venue for our meetups.

  • Discovery

    Discovery supplies food, drink and a venue for our meetups.

  • BBD

    Food, venue and swag sponsor for meetups

  • BSG

    Venue and food

  • Psybergate

    Pizza and drinks

  • Oracle

    Oracle supplies food, drink and a venue for our meetups.

  • JetBrains

    1 Free License of IntelliJ IDEA or another JetBrains product

  • Jumping Bean

    Jumping Bean sponsors the group website and international speakers

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