First SvJugFx Meetup – JavaFX with Richard Bair

28 10 2009

I am pleased to announce the formation of a new Silicon Valley JavaFX User Group.  While this group is rooted in the SF Bay Area, we also plan to make it easy for remote attendees to watch and participate by doing live streaming of our meetings via USTREAM and allowing remote participation through Google Moderator.

richBairFor the initial launch meeting on December 9th we are fortunate to have Richard Bair as the presenter.  For those of you who don’t know him, he is a JavaFX lead developer, JavaOne Rockstar Speaker, has an awesome blog, and will be talking about JavaFX at Devoxx (where I am also presenting).  He is also a great sparring partner on almost any technical topic (speaking from experience), so Q&A should be lots of fun!

The SvJugFx Homepage is on Meetup.com where you can sign up to become a member and register for the December 9th session with Richard:

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This is the first JavaFX User Group in the U.S. to my knowledge.  Although Japan has the title of world’s first JavaFX User Group as reported on Jim Weaver’s blog.

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1 11 2009
Java desktop links of the week, November 2 | Jonathan Giles

[…] it may exclude a large chunk of people who are nowhere near Silicon Valley, they have said that they intend to stream their meetups, and their first talk will be given by Richard […]

9 12 2009
FEST: new JavaFX Maven plugin « Alex Ruiz's Blog

[…] an additional note, the Silicon Valley JavaFX user’s group (SvJugFx) will be holding its first meeting, with a live streaming presentation from Richard Bair. The SvJugFx is organized by my good friend […]

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