[Phoenix-pm] [: [phxjug-announce] Tomorrow's Meeting - Discussion on Velocity]

Scott Walters scott at illogics.org
Tue Jun 8 13:48:44 CDT 2004

This sounds really interested - embedded Java in robotics using stamp
sized controllers >=)


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 		Meeting Announcement
               Phoenix Java User's Group

            Please attend and bring a friend!


Wed, June, 9, 2004 at 6:30 PM

UACT - University of Advancing Computer Technology
2625 West Baseline Road, Tempe
(Just west of Fry's Electronics, south side of Baseline)

The meeting will be held in the first floor theater.
There is plenty of free parking.

* Raffle -- TBA!

* Post-meeting gathering at Aunt Chilada's with free beer and delicious
  Mexican food.

* Special Thanks to Unicon for Stepping up Last minute!!!

  Sponsored by Unicon:   www.unicon.net
  Contact Kyle Thornton -- kthornton at unicon.net  -- 480.926.2368

Keynote Speaker

  Title: Velocity Templating Overview

  Speaker: Gary Gilbert - Unicon Software Engineer
  Abstract: Various Java templating strategies and toolsets are
available today for adoption by Java application development
teams.  Examples of templating systems include:  WebMacro, Tea,
FreeMarker, and Velocity. This presentation will introduce
Velocity through code samples, a production implementation
example and provide guidelines/recommendations for when Velocity
may be a fit for your application.

Real-World Speaker

Name:     Mr. Jeffrey Peacock
Title:    Independent Consultant
Email:    jeffp at jeffreypeacock.com
Phone:    480.326.3046

Real-World title: Javelins and Robots

Embedded Java:  Chips, Javelins and Robots
It is well known that Java technology controls the Mars Rovers Spirit
and Opportunity.  This talk
discusses an embedded, single chip, Java VM called the Javelin (from
Parallax), which is useful for
controlling robots.  Robot demo included.

Speaker Bio:
Jeffrey Peacock is a 23-year veteran of Software Application
Development. Early in his career he spent 6 intense years working for
AT&T Bell Laboratories developing an Object Oriented language (similar
to Sun's Java), an Object database, Object Oriented
development/lifecycle tools, and UNIX System OS development. He's
on various projects with Sun Microsystems, HP, AT&T and US West,
including leadership positions in design and development of
Storage Management, Interactive Cable, E-Commerce, Multi-Tier Web, and
Medical Practice Management applications. He has been working with
Java since 1995, J2EE since 1998, and J2ME since 2000. He is also a
trained EMT, CPR/1st-AID instructor, SCUBA instructor, and instrument
rated pilot. He is currently working as a consultant providing project

management guidance and architectural analysis, and developing handheld

applications for Palm devices utilizing J2ME.

Todd R. Ellermann
President, Phoenix Java User's Group
Senior Solution Architect ForeverLiving.com, LLC.
president at phxjug.org

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