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The Illinois Java User’s Group ( CLICK -> Chicago (http://Chicago.IllinoisJUG.org), Northwest (http://Northwest.IllinoisJUG.org), Central (http://Central.IllinoisJUG.org) and Virtual (http://virtual.illinoisjug.org/) Regions) are here to help you learn Java and Java related technology that can help you in your job today, we are NOT interested in advertisements for products or services disguised as presentations.

LUNCH (WEBCAST) MEETINGS: Please join ( http://virtual.illinoisjug.org/ ).

NIGHT MEETINGS: Meetings will be held 2nd Tuesday of Month and as the Meeting Director determines best. These meetings will NOT be webcast, they will be infrequently recorded and uploaded to Vimeo use link videos.illinoisJUG.org (http://video.illinoisJUG.org).

We prefer non-sponsor recruiters not attend our meetings. However, in order to get free meeting space, food, and drinks We may allow a sponsor to talk 2 minutes about there company. We do this also to help you build your peer and professional networks to learn more about the local Java market.

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Uncle Bob Martin Presents "Functional Programming. The Failure of State."

What is functional programming? Why is it important? Is it the future? In this talk Uncle Bob walks through the basics of functional programming using Clojure as the demonstration language. Students will learn the fundamentals of immutability, compose-ability, and referential transparency. And besides that, we’ll all have a bit of fun looking at some cool code. BIO Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob) Mr. Martin has been a programmer since 1970. He is a co-founder of cleancoders.com, offering on-line video training for software developers. He is the founder of Uncle Bob Consulting LLC, offering software consulting, training, and skill development services to major corporations worldwide. He served as the Master Craftsman at 8th Light inc, a Chicago based Software Consulting firm. Mr. Martin has published dozens of articles in various trade journals, and is a regular speaker at international conferences and trade shows. He is also the creator of the acclaimed educational Clean Code video series at cleancoders.com. Mr. Martin has authored and edited many books including: Designing Object Oriented C++ Applications using the Booch Method Patterns Languages of Program Design 3 More C++ Gems Extreme Programming in Practice Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices. Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C# UML for Java Programmers Clean Code The Clean Coder Clean Architecture A leader in the industry of software development, Mr. Martin served three years as the editor-in-chief of the C++ Report, and he served as the first chairman of the Agile Alliance.

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