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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.

Upcoming events (2)

Fly Like a Rocket with Helidon

Online event

Good news, everyone! Helidon got a jet engine! Now Helidon is packed with modern, high-tech, James Bond-level features and it flies like a rocket! Also, thanks to a nicely crafted fitness plan, the weight has been reduced and concentration increased - resulting in less RAM consumption and faster waking. Come to my live coding session to learn about all of the new features added in Helidon 2.2.0 such as full GraalVM native image support (including DB drivers), MicroProfile Reactive Streams and Reactive Stream Operators, Helidon DB Client, HTTP Client in Helidon SE. I will also be demonstrating our GraphQL support and Micronaut integrations, as well as the command line tool and live-reloading feature which will nitro-boost your development process. And there will be some new announcements!

Speaker: Dmitry Aleksandrov

Dmitry is a Senior Principal developer at Oracle, Java Champion, Oracle Groundbreaker. He has more than a decade experience mainly in Java Enterprise in banking/telecom, but interested in dynamic languages on JVM and features like massive computations on GPUs. A true believer in open source and community driven initiatives. He is a co-lead of the Bulgarian Java User Group and co-organizer of jPrime Conf.

Dmitry is a blogger and also a frequent speaker at local events as well as conferences like JavaOne/CodeOne, Devoxx/Voxxed and Joker/JPoint.

Please note that this is an online event on Crowdcast. You will see the event URL once you RSVP and it is entirely free. Chrome is the best browser to use with this platform and you should RSVP to register with the platform ahead of time. Jakarta EE is sponsoring the online platform.

Event Host: Jakarta EE - Open Source Cloud Native Java (https://jakarta.ee)

Powered by participation, Jakarta EE is focused on enabling community-driven collaboration and open innovation for the cloud. Jakarta EE represents the best way to drive cloud-native, mission-critical applications and build upon the decades of experience of real-world deployments and developers.

Java meets TypeScript: building a web app with Spring Boot and Vaadin Fusion

Vaadin Fusion is a new unique web framework designed for Java backends. It combines a Spring Boot backend with a TypeScript-based LitElement frontend. Fusion includes 40+ customizable UI components, type-safe server communication, and preconfigured build tooling–everything you need for productive and enjoyable development.

In the presentation, you'll learn how to build a full-stack web app step-by-step from scratch.

Speaker: Marcus Hellberg

Marcus heads the open-source community team at Vaadin. He's a long-time Java and web developer, always interested in learning new things. Marcus loves teaching developers about cool new technologies and has presented at over 50 international conferences and user groups.

Sponsored By: Jakarta EE - Open Source Cloud Native Java (https://jakarta.ee)

Powered by participation, Jakarta EE is focused on enabling community-driven collaboration and open innovation for the cloud. Jakarta EE represents the best way to drive cloud-native, mission-critical applications and build upon the decades of experience of real-world deployments and developers.

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Hidden Pearls for High-Performance Persistence

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