New Year's RESTolution (2019)

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Murex Systems (Mar Elias Bldg.) Mina el Hosn · Beirut

How to find us

Meet us on the ground floor.

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The second edition of our opening event of the year. Our group is now officially a Partner Member of the JCP (

About the event:

A meeting with the Chair of the Java Community Process (JCP), Heather VanCura (, who will share with us about the process that drives the evolution of the Java platform and how contributors help develop technical specs that make their way to be part of Java technology.


- Welcoming
- Brief intro to new standard HTTP client (JDK9+)

- Main session with Heather VanCura (@heathervc)

Heather VanCura leads the JCP Community and Program Office. In her role she is responsible for the day-to-day nurturing, support, and leadership of the community. Heather oversees the web site, JSR management, community building, events, marketing, communications, and growth of the membership. She is also a contributor and leader of the community driven Adopt-a-JSR programs. In 2014, Heather became Spec Lead for JSR 364, Broadening JCP Membership, as part of the ongoing JCP.Next effort. Heather is passionate about Java and developer communities. She enjoys trying new sports and fitness activities in her free time.

Make sure to stay for the post-meetup snacks :)