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Optional Group Project: Unit Testing with Mockito - Learn how to mock out objects for testing. Need help with a project? Would you like a second pair of eyes to dig into that tricky issue you’ve been facing? Or do you just want to hang out with your laptop and some people after work? We’ve got just the thing for you! Introducing CJUG Office Hours! Office Hours are hosted after work. Every session will have at least one aide in attendance for the full session. The purpose of these sessions is similar to that of a ‘coffee and code’ - connecting with people who want to work on personal projects, get a code review, or just hang out. There is no set format and you may come and go as you please. Current Aides Janine Patterson I started with Core Java in the financial field in 2008, with a main focus on high performance, low garbage collection, and binary data interchange formats like Fix/Fast. Since then I’ve moved on to microservices architecture and cloud platforms. I can help with: - Core Java - RESTful API’s and Swagger - JPA, Hibernate - Gradle - Cloud Foundry, Heroku Todd Ginsberg I’ve been working with Java since 1995 and currently work for a financial services company. In the past, I have worked in payments, telephony, and advertising. I have developed a wide range of systems and frameworks in Java and other JVM languages. Areas I feel I can contribute to: - Core Java - Spring Framework - Code reads / reviews - Debugging - Java 8 - streams and lambdas - Kotlin and Scala - don’t work with this daily, but can offer advice. FAQ When/Where will office hours be hosted? Office Hours will be hosted once a month from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Each session has no set agenda, feel free to come and go as you please. Who should attend? Office Hours are targeted at - anyone who like a code review or help with a coding issue - anyone who would like to collaborate on a project - anyone interested in java related technologies - anyone who just wants to hang out I’m interested in becoming an Office Hours Aide. What do I do? Thanks for volunteering! Please send a short intro to janine.patterson@cjug.org and todd.ginsberg@cjug.org with the subject ‘Office Hours Aide’ and the following information: - 3 sentence personal bio - 3-5 technologies and/or areas you can help with - session(s) you are available for

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    The Chicago Java User’s Group is here to help the Java Professional. We want to make Chicago the ‘best’ place to be a Java developer, by offering a support network that allows each individual Java developer to grow! Its only purpose it to serve its community by focusing in three areas: - Learning about the Java Craft - Making a Difference in the Java Community - Growing as a Java Professional

    AND please, this is for those who program Java, NOT for recruiters, NOR staffers, NOR head hunters, career creators, or whatnots. While we do love what you do, this place is a sanctuary for us Java Developers. Wanna fight for the best talent in town, head to our LinkedIn group (http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Chicago-Java-Users-Group-4691739?gid=4691739&trk=hb_side_g). Interested in presenting? Email us at present@cjug.org .

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