The next Brighton Java event will be held at the Skiff on Wednesday 5th September. We have an evening of talks featuring Tom Hume talking about super-optimisers, James Burt on software maintenance and Nick Doyle from Crunch speaking on Continuous Integration. Doors are open from 7:30pm and drinks will be provided. There is no need […]

Subversion or git? Idea, netbeans or eclipse? Ant or maven? Jenkins or Hudson? Struts or spring? The world of Java development offers a wide range of tools and working out which one to use can be a nightmare. Brighton Java’s November session will be a structured discussion of Java tools. Which do you use? Which […]

Steve Lillywhite presents some real world Grails knowledge, including how you can write succinct code to look up domain objects, the ease of using and customising plug-ins, robust security and how to manage performance and scaling. For Grails novices there will be also be a brief introduction by David Pashley. Doors are open from 7pm […]

The next Brighton Java session is on August 7th at the Skiff from 7pm onwards, and will be an introduction to the Scala programming language: Dave Gurnell and Richard Dallaway present a brief introduction to Scala – a powerful programming language for the JVM. In the talk, the speakers introduce Scala from a Java programmer’s perspective, and […]

This month’s session features two talks from Brighton company Semantico. Toby Cole, a Technical Architect at Semantico, will be talking about the Apache Solr search engine and how it can be used to recommend content. George MacRorie, Java Web Developer for Semantico, is a recent graduate of the University of Sussex. He will be talking […]

t’s time for another Brighton Java meeting. This month we are going to have a couple of talks looking at testing and how to make your tests better and more fun to produce. The Perfect Unit Test Unit testing is an essential part of a software developer’s toolkit, but they’re tricky to get right. James […]

An evening of short talks from the staff of Crunch: • James Burt: “Solving poetry with Java” • Laurence Barry: “Agile: Mad, Bad, and Dangerous” • Andrew Walters: “Hazelcast: Distributed Computing, Simplified” Brighton Java returns with an evening of talks about problems with agile, the open source Hazelcast platform, and building robots to enter poetry slams. Doors open […]