The Sacramento Java Users
Group (a.k.a. SacJUG) was founded in 1995 while Java was still a
fledgling development language. Only a few years active, SacJUG
continues its mission to provide Java-related information to its
membership, to facilitate contact between its members, and to
promote the use of Java technology in the Greater Sacramento
SacJUG has benefited from a strong "grassroots"
following members who strongly believe in, and help promote the
"write once, run anywhere" philosophy. We all share a
common interest in Java software development and the advancement
of Java standards and software. That's why we strongly encourage
anybody who is interested in Java whether are a developer,
manager or student to join SacJUG now!
Past Directors :
is a Software Engineer. Tony's background is in Enterprise level
application design and development. He has been in the software
industry since 1993. His regard and admiration for Java has grown
since he started working in Java prior to which he was a strong
Microsoft Technologist. He thinks one needs to keep their eye
open for the next big thing and that is .NET.
is C.E.O. of ParticleWave, Inc. (www.particlewave.com),
a Sacramento area software engineering consultancy which focuses
on enterprise Java development, application servers, servlet and
JSP programming, and XML. As an experimenter with the 1.0.2 beta
version of the JDK, like most people John thought "Tumbling
Duke" was cute but wondered what one could do with it. Now
he's privileged to work with Java for exciting eCommerce shops on
his "day job", and the eFreebie newsletter his company
sends out each month relies on Java Server Pages to sign users up
and JavaMail to send the newsletter!
founded SacJUG in 1995. Coming back from the first Java Day,
Michael met an alien at a gas station in Fairfield. He was told,
"build it and they will come." So he did, and they
A known "evangelist," Michael now works at Weblogic,
one of the premier Java-related software vendors in the market,
as a Systems Engineer. Michael believes that Java is the next
best thing since the Commodore 64 and cannot wait to see the day
when all watches will ship with embedded Java.
is the President of Talaria Research, Inc., a Java software
development company. Bryan can say that he has never met an alien
at a gas station. However, he does bring to SacJUG many years of
experience in the software industry.
Bryan has been involved in project management, product management
and consulting for corporate and government organizations
throughout the world and still maintains strong relationships
with colleagues in Europe, Canada, Asia and South America. He's
still trying very hard to convince them that he's not working for
Vice President of Talaria Research, Inc., Fabio has over 15 years
programming experience in languages ranging from Java and C++ to
other object-oriented programming languages such as Smalltalk.
But what most people don't know is that Fabio really makes his
living as a world famous model (Not!). Fabio has developed and
localized software products for global markets and has
orchestrated enterprise-level applications development for
numerous Fortune 500 companies.
serves"Webmaster" for Andromedia in the San Francisco,
Sean's background is in Web site design and architecture.
Although Sean has never used a Commodore 64, sometimes he feels
that he should throw his computer out the window and call Michael
for a "loaner." Sean's hands-on experience with
Internet and Intranet-based systems and the organization,
maintenance and distribution of information will keep us on our
toes. Whether he uses a Commodore 64 for this task is yet to be
Speaker - Ted Neward
currently consults to a variety of companies, including Microsoft, IBM and Sun, teaches .NET through Pluralsight and other topics independently.
See his blog at http://blogs.tedneward.com.
He is the author of the books
Core OWL 5.0,
Advanced OWL 5.0,
Effective Enterprise Java,
He is a well respected technical presenter at the Sacramento Java Users Group.