What we're about

The Java platform and its ecosystem is more vibrant than ever. Brussels is a great city full of talent.

Mix both, and you'll get the BruJUG, a local Java User Group where passionate Java developers can, for FREE, attend presentations given by passionate speakers.

Since 2010, a simple formula: an evening session with one (or more) speaker(s) on various tech topics, followed by a well deserved drink/meal in a pub nearby for anyone interested in following the discussion.

Our stage is open to technology experts, developer advocates, but also to any of you willing to share parts of his/her knowledge with the crew.

Stay in contact:

• Twitter: @BruJUG (https://twitter.com/brujug)

• Slack: Invite link (https://join.slack.com/t/brujug/shared_invite/enQtMjIxMTM2MTYwMzU1LWI3MWU3N2Q5Y2FkZjRmNjEwN2Q1YzZjMTE0YWUyNzlkNDgzZGI3MzgwZDFkZWU0ZjY4MzliMWI2OTkxNmYzYjU)

Do you want to come for the first time, but worry to be lost and alone in the crowd? No problem, just drop us a nice (private) mail/message and we will take care of you, and we promise to make it as nice and pleasant experience.

Registration to events is requested since seats are limited.

Upcoming events (2)

Consumer Driven Contracts: The Evolution of Your API Using Tests

Hi everyone! This time, we have the opportunity to have a look at one of the many aspects that you have to tackle when using SOA/Microservices architecture: API evolution! Abstract ======== Did you ever struggle integrating with an API from another team that kept on changing? Or provided an API that you were unsure how to evolve because you did not know how people use it? During this talk you will experience how to organize, define and evolve APIs keeping the consumer in mind and learn how Pact can help you with this. After explaining the basics, we will define the API for a small project together implementing both consumer and producer. No prior knowledge is needed, but some technical affinity, understanding of what an API is, and notions of coding might be helpful to understand what is going on. Speakers ========= Matteo Pierro Hi, my name is Matteo and I’m a Software Craftsman and a Technical Coach. eXtreme Programming practitioner and TDD lover, I’m very passionate about creating well crafted software that delivers high value to the customer. I’m addicted to conferences and meetups. I love to share knowledge with people in order to improve myself and hopefully inspire other people. Nelis Boucke Nelis is a software crafter who loves to develop great products with great teams, focussing on improving the quality of the product and way of working of the team. Share the love ============== Help us gather a maximum of participants by hanging our poster in your office or at the coffee corner. Don't hesitate to spread the news on social media too! https://app.box.com/s/93hifn1pjn6ncu7jlhtch96tyg6lx421

First Time Speakers session

ESI

Hi wannabe speakers! This year again, we give you the opportunity to try yourself at public speaking. It's a great experience for anyone that would like to exercise her/his presentation skills, and share a bit of passion with a friendly audience. No matter how frightened you are, or that you think you're not an expert in the field, you have to start with something in order to get better at it! Just register your 15 min talk here: https://tinyurl.com/y7mdoezv and we will give you a warm welcome. We need at least tree brave of yours for this session to happen, so don't hesitate. If it ever happen that we had too many candidate, we'll make room for them in a next session. Promised! All the speakers will get a rewards for their presentation. See you soon!

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