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Welcome to the newest virtual home of the Philadelphia Area Java Users’ Group, twice rated by Sun as one of the world’s top Java User Groups! The Philly JUG’s main objective is to provide great learning events for our membership, and if you look at our history we’ve done just that. Over the past fifteen+ years the Philly JUG has done quite a bit of growing up. Very few of you might remember our first meeting, where about 35 members sat on the floor in the office of a long departed dot com. If you have been to a meeting recently you know how far we have come.

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Building a Microservices Application with JHipster 6 in 30 Minutes

Is it possible to set up a microservices application with a separate functioning front-end in 30 minutes? With JHipster 6 it is! And what you get is fully functional with a service registry that provides scalability and load balancing. Using provided Docker Compose configurations, the entire stack can be run locally without installing anything but Docker. JHipster also includes full monitoring using the ELK stack. You will learn what JHipster is all about and how to use it. Speaker: Dennis Sharpe Chief Technology Officer - Ippon USA Dennis Sharpe is a software architect with over 20 years experience leading, designing, and coding software applications. He has experience in a variety of different industries including healthcare, federal government, loyalty, marketing, utilities, telecommunications, and financial. He has experience speaking at several conferences and events including DevNexus, DevFest and Java User Groups. Philosophically, Dennis is a big believer in pragmatic programming and continuously improving software through iterations. His pet peeves are over-engineering and light beer. His ideal software solves the problem at hand as simply as possible and, therefore, is easy to change when requirements change in the future. Dennis is into college and pro football, craft beer and Euro-style board games. Venue: Jornaya - https://www.jornaya.com/ Jornaya is a data-as-a-service (DaaS) company working in the major-life purchase industry, including automobiles, consumer finance, insurance, and education. By working with lead generation companies, comparison shopping services, and other partner-contributed data sources, we have a first-hand view of 200+ million purchase decisions every month. We organize and provide access to these shopping behaviors enabling the smartest and safest interactions with customers. For more information visit www.jornaya.com Food Sponsor: Ippon Technologies - https://en.ippon.tech/ For nearly two decades, Ippon Technologies has spearheaded state-of-the-art technological innovation for our customers using our “Discovery to Delivery” model, which scales from small startups to the enterprise level. From start to finish, we consult on and implement the latest and greatest within Full Stack Development, Cloud/DevOps, Big/Fast/Smart Data, Agile Transformation, and Managed Services. By staying in tune with the latest practices in open source, we are prepared to implement the newest vetted technologies to help you solve your business problems. With formal Cloud and Data Practices in place, coupled with our AWS Advanced Consulting Partner status and Data & Analytics Competency, we are consistent in instilling professional standards and delivering high-end results.

Building Microservices with Micronaut - A Full-Stack JVM-Based Framework

Micronaut, introduced in early 2018 by Object Computing, is a full-stack JVM-based framework for creating microservices-based, cloud native, and serverless applications that can be written in Java, Groovy, or Kotlin. This new framework provides a simple compile-time, aspect-oriented programming API that does not use reflection. Micronaut supports GraalVM-native images and offers compile-time support for Swagger, validation, and mapping annotations. With its own non-blocking web server built on top of Netty, reactive clients can be built declaratively and are implemented at compile time. This presentation will provide an introduction and overview of Micronaut, followed by a live demonstration of an application with microservices written in Java, Groovy, and Kotlin, respectively. Speaker: Michael Redlich Michael Redlich is a Senior Research Technician at ExxonMobil Research & Engineering with experience in developing custom scientific laboratory and web applications. His latest passions include MicroProfile, Jakarta EE, Helidon, Micronuat and MongoDB. Mike also serves as a Java community news editor for InfoQ. He has presented at venues such as Oracle Code One. Mike has been a member of the Amateur Computer Group of New Jersey (ACGNJ) since 1996 and currently serves on the Board of Directors as Past President. He founded the ACGNJ Java Users Group in 2001 and has been co-facilitating the group with Barry Burd. He is a member of Toastmasters International. Venue and Food Sponsor: Apex Systems (note that while the venue sponsor is Apex Systems, the meeting is taking place at the same conference room as usual at the posted address) Apex Systems was founded in Richmond, Virginia in 1995 by Brian Callaghan, Win Sheridan and Jeff Veatch, three friends who met at Virginia Tech. They were inspired to start Apex for three main reasons: * To treat job seekers better. * To provide a better staffing service for companies. * To build a company where the best recruiters, sales staff and infrastructure specialists would want to work.​

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