DevNexus 2016

The Atlanta Java User Group is hosting DevNexus, its annual conference, from February 15 - 17 in Atlanta.  Join Stephen Chin at NightHacking during the event or online at as he interviews speakers and experts at DevNexus.

If you are attending the conference, come by the Oracle booth (#18) and learn about Java, IoT, and Java Cloud.  Grab a cup of great coffee at the Raspberry Pi Java SE Embedded Coffee demo and (more...)

Java on Mobile

Wondering how to create Java applications that you can deploy on different mobile devices? Why not use JavaFX user interface framework for cross-device development? New mobile JVM and the availability of JavaFX on iOS and Android make it possible to write applications once (in Java) and deploy them on multiple platforms.

In his ‘Java on Mobile’ session, Johan Vos will explain how developers can leverage their Java skills for today’s mobile development. He (more...)

Security Alert Released

Oracle released Security Alert CVE-2016-0603 to address a vulnerability that can be exploited when installing Java 6, 7 or 8 on the Windows platform. This vulnerability has received a CVSS Base Score of 7.6.

To be successfully exploited, this vulnerability requires that an unsuspecting user be tricked into visiting a malicious web site and download files to the user's system before installing Java 6, 7 or 8. Though considered relatively complex to exploit, this (more...)