Successful DevoxxUK / "Hack the Tower" OpenJDK hackday
daniel.bryant at tai-dev.co.uk
Sun Jun 22 16:48:59 UTC 2014
Related to the P.S. note on my previous email, I've just noticed that
the J1 OpenJDK session has been accepted as a BOF, but I submitted it as
a Conference Panel session... I wonder if it was changed, or if the
Oracle website is reporting this incorrectly?
On 22/06/2014 17:45, Daniel Bryant wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just wanted to mention that last Saturday we hosted a successful
> OpenJDK hackday in combination with the Devoxx UK conference and
> Salesforce "Hack the Tower" event.
> We had 15+ attendees in the OpenJDK section of the event, and
> approximately a third were new (and so we got them building the
> OpenJDK via Mani's instructions), a third were more experienced (and
> so they experimented with fixing Sonar warnings), and the remainder
> worked on Betterrev.
> We were also fortunate to have James Ward of Typesafe/Play fame with
> us at the event, and he offered some great feedback about the
> architecture and code within Betterrev.
> We also ran an OpenJDK BOF session at the DevoxxUK conference, and
> Mani manned the OpenJDK booth at the associated Hackergarten. We
> received some good feedback on this event, and also some suggestions
> on how to make this better; the primary comment/question was 'what
> have the community contributed to OpenJDK', and 'what can we
> reasonably expect to contribute if we join up...'
> Best wishes,
> P.S. Last week we received good news that we have an OpenJDK BOF
> accepted again at JavaOne this year, and the LJC also have a related
> Panel/BOF session about how JUGs can contribute to the future of Java :-)
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