About HJUG

HJUG is dedicated to the use of the Java™ Technology. We are one of the many Java User Groups worldwide. HJUG thanks Rice University Computer Science Department, Professors Dan Wallach and Robert 'Corky' Cartwright for their continuous sponsorship.

HJUG also thanks the Computer Science Technology Department of Houston Community College System, especially Abbas Alamnehe.

HJUG Officers

Jim Bethancourt
jimbethancourt AT gmail DOT com

Vice President of Free Stuff:
Dan Sline
dan AT slinestop DOT com

Java Resource Coordinator:
Adam Roberts
aroberts AT alum DOT rit DOT edu

Houston TechFest Coordinator:
Stephen Nimmo
stephennimmo AT gmail DOT com

Java Community Process Representative:
Daniel Solano Gómez
jcp AT sattvik DOT com

Members have expressed interest in hearing presentations about the following topics:
2013 Calendar
Date Topic Speaker Sponsor Files
January 31st Rediscovering Modularity Chris Chedgey Improving Enterprises
January 14-16
IOUG Leader Conf
JavaEE 7: Higher Productivity & HTML5
Java Embedded: The Internet of Thinigs
JavaFX for Desktop and Embedded
Making the Future Java
Java SE Updates & Roadmap
Oracle Cloud Services
OTN and Java Magazine
Arun Gupta
Kevin Lee
Nicolas Lorain
Henrik St�hl
Staffan Friberg
Mike Lehmann
Tori Weildt & Caroline Kvitka
2012 Calendar
Date Topic Speaker Sponsor Files
November 28th BIG Data Ravi Mutyala Hortonworks
October 24th Generics<Java>
JavaOne 2012 Recap
Will Price and James Velasco AppDynamics
September 26th Avoiding the Big Flop: Strategies for Mitigating Fear & Gaining User Buy-in Prior to Go-Live Angela Schmeidel Randall Employer Flexible
August 22nd Hacking JavaFX with Groovy, Clojure, Scala, and Visage Stephen Chin Datacert
July 25th SQLize my HashMap Alberto Antenangeli Triad Resources Espresso project source on GitHub
June 27th JavaEE 7 and HTML5: Developing for the Cloud Arun Gupta Oracle Java EE 6 Hands-on Lab
May 30th Deploying Your Android Application
Decaffeinated Robot
Allen Halsted
Daniel Solano G�mez
April 25th Play! Framework Mozart Brocchini
James Ward
March 28th Open Source Licenses
John Tyler
Walker Hale
Whitaker IT
February 29th Developing Enterprise Apps with GWT Peter Haynes
Derrick Bowen
Pariveda Solutions GWT Demo sourrce code.zip
January 25th Why CDI is So Cool
Agile Enterprise Security
Sang Shin
Srini Penchikala
Employer Flexible IT Sang's code & full CDI Presentation
2011 Calendar
Date Topic Speaker Sponsor Files
November 15 Intro to NoSQL Databases Tony Hannan 10gen
October 26 JavaOne Recap
James' Slides
Steven's Slides
Jim's Slides
James Velasco
Steven Reynolds
Jim Bethancourt
October 15 Houston TechFest
September 28 Confessions of a Retired Build Manager
Virtualized Web-based Document Management
Kate Wilczek
Doug Smith
Whitaker IT
August 24 Concurrency without pain in pure Java Venkat Subramaniam Datacert
July 27 Streamlined Object Modeling and JPA Mike Abney ImprovingWorks
June 29 FAST CODE Eclipse Plugin Gautam Dev Clearpoint
May 25 Aparapi Gary Frost AMD Aparapi HJUG Presentation
Aparapi ADFS Presentation
April 27 Measuring Quality of Java Code Shiv Vithal
Prasad Tangirala
Arun Sakthi
Waste Management
March 30 Invasion of the Andriods!(video)
Mobile is the New Cool
Deepak Goyal
Andrew Charkin
February 23 Supercharging Your Applications thru Virtualization Gil Tene Azul Systems
January 26 Lots of mature open source components + a little Spring + a little Groovy = Awesome application platform David Easterby Datacert
2010 Calendar
Date Topic Speaker Sponsor Files
October 27 Introduction to GWT Amber Shah Code Anthem
September 29 JavaOne 2010 Recap James Velasco
Steven Reynolds
August 25 Spring Roo Ryan Stewart Whitaker IT
July 28 Java Summer Bus Tour Oracle
June 30 JDBC PerformanceTuning Peter Tran Comsys
May 26 Introduction to Clojure Daniel Solano GÛmez Sapient
May 13 The new Ehcache 2.0.0 and Hibernate Caching SPI provider - Boost Hibernate Performance by 10x Chris Dennis Terracotta.org
April 28 Book Swap
Q&A about Oracle and Sun
John Archer
Pat Schuff
March 31 What's new in the Java EE 6 Spec Norman Richards Strategic Careers
February 24 Peer Code Review ñ An Agile Process Gregg Sporar http://www.smartbear.com/
January 27 A Couple of Golden Rules for Managing your Architecture Alexander von Zitzewitz Hello2Morrow
2009 Calendar
Date Topic Speaker Sponsor Files
October 28
September 30 Steven Cherry Hericus Software
August 26 Programming Scala Venkat Subramaniam
July 29 Overview of JBoss Application Server 5 Javid Jamae Pariveda Solutions
June 24 JavaOne 2009 Recap James Velasco
Steven Reynolds
May 27 Clustering your application with Hazelcast Talip Ozturk Hazelcast
April 29 Java Build Tool Comparison John Tyler Whitaker IT
March 25 Improving Software Quality through Automation Ching-Chiang Van Coverity
February 25 Unit Testing with Groovy and Mock Objects Walker Hale www.triadresources.com download
January 28 Automation and Parametric Modeling in J2EE Development Usman Memon www.streebo.com
2008 Calendar
Date Topic Speaker Sponsor Files
November 17 JavaRebel Jevgeni Kabanov
October 29 New Features in Spring for Rich Web Application Development Keith Donald SpringSource
August 27 Quality and Metrics in
Software Development
Richard Sharpe Enerjy
July 30 Clustered Architecture Patterns:
Delivering Scalability and Availability
Orion Letizi Terracotta
June 25 Agile Teams & Dynamic Languages Debate Matrix Resources
May 29
11:30 - 1:30
Sun Developers Lunch The Capital Grille Sun Microsystems
May 28 JavaOne Recap Strategic Careers download
April 30 "Design Patterns" in Dynamic Languages Neal Ford No Fluff Just Stuff
March 26 Groovy Magic - How Java Got Its Groove On
Debugging with No Source Code in Sight
Dan Sline
Minoy Matthew
JP Morgan Chase download
February 27th Grid Computing Nikita Ivanov GridGain
January 30 FIT on J2EE John Tyler www.coolhires.com
2007 Calendar
Date Topic Speaker Sponsor Files
Dec 11 Making Sense of Web 2.0 Tom Barrett Sun Microsystems
HUGS Meeting
Oct 24 Memory Leaks in Java Applications: Different Tools for Different Types of Leaks Gregg Sporar Sun Microsystems
Oct 19-20 Software Engineering Conference Speaker List UH CS Dept
Oct 11th HJUG Happy Hour Farrago's Comsys
Sept 26 Orchestrating Messaging, Data Grid and Database for Scalable Performance Jon Purdy Oracle
Aug 29 Spring In Action Craig Walls No Fluff Just Stuff
Aug 17th HJUG Happy Hour Deco Lounge NewLeaf Solutions
July 25 State of the JUG, New BEA Technologies John Archer BEA
June 27 Sexy Web Apps with Java, Mozilla Tamarin, and Flex James Ward Adobe
May 30 JavaOne Recap James Velasco & Steven Reynolds Matrix Resources JavaOne handout
April 25 Clustering the JVM Orion Letizi Terracotta
March 28 Cutting Edge Contest
Winner: FuelOne
2nd: Matt Heimer
Strategic Careers
Matt Heimer
Maven 2
Feb 28 JMX Mike Dickson Tidal Software
Jan 31 JSF and Ajax Stephen Nimmo Sungard Consulting

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