Mark Stephens Mark has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and is a big NetBeans fan. He enjoys speaking at conferences. He has an MA in Medieval History and a passion for reading.

Exciting list of speakers for NetBeans UK Day 29th May

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We have a very full line-up of speakers and some surprises. The day will be focussed on practical sessions and lots of hints and tips. Normally, you’d need to pay/travel for this calibre of speakers, but at NetBeans Day they will all be there for free  for you in London (along with 130 other UK based Java developers to meet!)…

Geertjan Wielenga is Oracle’s public face for NetBeans and a very active NetBeans blogger. He will not only be answering the question What is the NetBeans IDE?  but also showing how the NetBeans platform makes it easier and faster to develop applications in Java (Building on the Shoulders of Giants with the NetBeans Platform).

When not squeezing the last bit of high performance from Java systems, Ben Evans is helping to organise the London Java User Group or speaking at conferences. He was also the author of the latest edition of O’Reilly’s iconic Java in A Nutshell, the book which introduced a whole generation (including me!) to Java. So arguably the most qualified person to tell you about The Java Ecosystem in 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Mark Stephens is a regular speaker on Java, NetBeans, PDF and HTML5/SVG (and also known to talk about running a software business and kittens). He will be talking about Writing Better Code with NetBeans IDE (which may well include some kittens).

Steve Millidge has used Java since 1.0 and worked for Oracle before creating Payara to fill the huge gap in the Java Ecosystem left by Oracle’s decision not to support GlassFish. He will be telling us all about Developing Java EE applications with NetBeans and Payara.

NetBeans is not just about Java and Nick Lindridge from ionCube will be talking about NetBeans plugins, security and PHP. Dorine Flies and Luke Mayell (also from ionCube) will also be talking about EPIK – an exciting initiative to get kids into programming through hacking MineCraft on NetBeans.

BlueJ is a free IDE with a focus on education, with a NetBeans plugin and supported by Oracle. Davin McCall and Fabio Hedayioglu (two of the development team), will talk about Greenfoot, BlueJ, NetBeans: Graduating to a Professional IDE.

Samir Talwar spends his time developing software for the most demanding Enterprise clients at Codurance. He will be talking about Design Patterns in the 21st century and passing on his expertise on you how to write high quality code.

Developing on the NetBeans Platform : Praxis LIVE / Sharp Statistics  features Neil C Smith (Praxis LIVE) and George Bull (Sharp Statistics). They will be showing how NetBeans is being used in real applications and passing on their knowledge about how to Leverage both NetBeans IDE and NetBeans Platform.

The full event agenda and booking form for the few remaining tickets is on Eventbrite.


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Mark Stephens Mark has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and is a big NetBeans fan. He enjoys speaking at conferences. He has an MA in Medieval History and a passion for reading.

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