Javeros de Colombia 2018

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The inaugural Javeros de Colombia conference was held in the city of Cali Colombia on May 19th. The Javeros de Colombia is designed to provide a space for Latin American Java User Groups, education, public and private sectors to gather together and discuss the latest Java related technologies and trends like: Microservices, Cloud, Jakarta EE, Microprofile, Security, and DevOps. The conference was organized by three Columbian JUGs from the cities: Cali @CLOJUG , Medellin @MedellinJug, and Barranquilla @JUGBAQ . Together these JUGs created an outstanding gathering with content and with speakers from all over Latin America that included Community Leaders, Open Source Advocates, Java Champions, Oracle Aces and…

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The Global Tribe

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In my 23+ years as a career software developer and technologist, I’ve worked for a lot of companies and run a couple of my own.  Sometimes I work from my home office and sometimes I work at the company headquarters. I love it! Some people need to have face-to-face interactions and live contact with people or they go nuts, but I’m not one of them.  I LOVE working remotely from my home office. I’ve designed and built my own office furniture (that sounds more impressive than it is) and made my home office, a sunroom with windows on 3 sides,…

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Running with the Tribe

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Most people in the Java industry don’t know me but there was a time when I was very involved with Java, open source, standardization, and the community. I started working professionally as a Java developer in late 1995 and continued to grow professionally within the Java community until 2004 when I left to become an analyst. Since then I have worked a lot of jobs, a few startups, and done a lot of development but none of it was in Java or involved open source. I’m grateful for everything I discovered during my 14-year hiatus, but sometimes I wish I…

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Joining The Tribe

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After one full month working at Tomitribe, I could not pass up on the opportunity to share my experiences and impressions with the world. I’d like to step back for a moment and reflect on the situation of how I arrived to be where I am now. Perfect way to enter the game with my first Tomitribe blog entry. Thanks Theresa for taking time to read it carefully. My first experience In the first part of my career, I worked in Paris with blind and visually impaired people. Aside from being my first real job, it’s been one of the…

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