What we're about

The Jacksonville Java User Group(JaxJUG) is a community user group comprised of local Developers and Technology Enthusiasts in the greater Jacksonville area. JaxJUG meetings are held on site at Availity on the second Wednesday of each month. Each monthly meeting features a keynote speaker presenting on current trends and emerging technologies in the development world. Presentations are designed to be educational while promoting open discussion and collaborative brainstorming. JaxJUG exists to add value to members by attracting leading technology professionals to present on innovative development methodologies and technologies.

Upcoming events (1)

Beyond ChatGPT—the latest advancements in Generative AI

10375 Centurion Pkwy N #120

This is a double feature event!

--- Main Feature: Beyond ChatGPT—the latest advancements in Generative AI
This exciting presentation by Macy Kuang will focus on the latest advancements in generative AI. Specifically, Macy will be discussing cutting-edge tools like ChatGPT and Midjourney, as well as other current and upcoming AI products. Throughout her talk, Macy will explore how these tools are being used, their potential impact on various industries, and the implications for developers. Whether you're an AI enthusiast, developer, or simply curious about the latest technology trends, you won't want to miss this informative and engaging presentation.

-- Speaker bio:
Macy Kuang is an accomplished public speaker and a recognized Google Developer Expert for IoT and wearable technologies. As the host of the popular YouTube channel "CodeToCreate," she shares her expertise in the field of software development with thousands of viewers worldwide.
With over a decade of experience in the gaming industry, Macy has made significant contributions to the development of numerous popular titles, including World of Peppa Pig, Asphalt, and Modern Combat, which have collectively been enjoyed by millions of players worldwide.
Currently, Macy is focused on exploring the exciting new frontiers of AR and VR development. Her passion for cutting-edge technologies and her drive to innovate has earned her a reputation as a leading expert in this rapidly-evolving field.

--- Special Bonus: Crafting Your Developer Career: interactive discussion
in this interactive Q&A chat we will explore the process of designing your dream developer career.
Ever dreamed of working on top-notch projects and creating innovative open-source solutions that can change the world? We'll discuss how to make those dreams a reality. Plus, we'll dive into the secrets of becoming a go-to expert in cutting-edge technologies and pushing past the senior position.
In this engaging conversation we'll tackle the skills, challenges, and solutions you need to design your developer career. It's all about sharing practical tips and empowering you to rock your developer career like a pro!

-- Speaker bio:
Since 1995, Bruno Souza helps Java developers design their careers and work on cool projects with great people! Java Evangelist and a Java Champion, Bruno is founder and President of SouJava, the Brazilian Java Users Society. He also represents the group on the JCP Executive Committee. Bruno discusses Java and the Developer Career in the https://code4.life/ project.

This will be a hybrid event: you can participate in person (at TEKsystems office) or online at:


Past events (84)

What is ChatGPT and how does it work? with Dave Snowdon

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