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LJC - London Java Community Pages

The London Java Community (LJC) is a group of Java professionals and enthusiasts who are interested in benefiting from shared knowledge in the industry. Through our forum and regular meetings you can keep in touch with the latest industry developments, learn new Java (& other JVM) technologies, meet other developers, discuss technical/non technical issues and network further throughout the Java Community.


What is the LJC?
What goes on in the LJC?
Who can join?
Is there a fee to Join, is there a fee for the events?
Do you have to go to every presentation?
Where are the events held?
Can I read some member feedback?

What is the LJC?

The LJC is an official Java User Group for developers based in London. It was founded in November 2007 and since then has grown to over 6,000 members and is now the biggest Java User Group in the UK.

What goes on in the LJC?

We run a variety of regular events ranging from social events and technical presentations to our full day open conference. On top of the events we run prize draws and have an active mailing list/forum. We support the Graduate Development Community in London and promote London based Open Source Software projects where possible.

Who can join?

Membership is restricted to Java developers working in or around London (or those hoping to train in Java, or relocate to London). Membership will not be granted to those involved in the recruitment industry.

Is there a fee to Join, is there a fee for the events?

It’s completely free to join and 99% of our events are completely free. The only event which is charged for is the open conference: the charge is minimal and it is there to cover refreshments on the day.

Do you have to go to every presentation?

Absolutely not – it’s completely up to you which events you attend and which you don’t. Every event attracts a different crowd.

Where are the events held?

Europe's Premier technical training company, Skills Matter, sponsor most of our events by providing the venue.

Can I read some member feedback?

We have been collecting feedback for the last few years from our members you can read it here:

For further information see our blog here: http://londonjavacomm... Do not hesitate to get in touch with any questions.

Barry Cranford
Organiser of London Java Community

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Our Sponsors

  • Our Blog

    Read the latest news from the LJC

  • RecWorks Ltd

    Fixing Tech Recruitment using the Power of Community

  • jClarity

    Java/JVM Performance Analysis Tools & mentoring for Java related matters

  • LJC Aggrity

    Our LJC Aggrity site contains blog posts from our members

  • LJC Book Club

    Our Book club with book reviews from our members

  • Devoxx UK

    Java Community Conference in collaboration with the LJC, 8-10th June 16

  • SkillsMatter

    "Host, help organise, promote, film many of our meetings."

  • IBM

    Build Enterprise-grade apps at start-up speed.

  • New Relic

    New Relic makes sense of billions of metrics a day in real time.

  • Hazelcast

    Hazelcast is the leader in operating in-memory computing.

  • Java.Net

    We are an official Java User Group recognised by Oracle's JUG program

  • JRebel

    Free 3 month J-Rebel license.

  • O'Reilly

    40% discount on printed books and 50% on e-books.

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