Sunday, December 7 through Tuesday, December 9, 2003 at the Sheraton Bal Harbour in Miami, Florida.
The JA-SIG is pleased to welcome our colleagues to Florida's beautiful Gold Coast at the Sheraton Bal Harbour.
The Miami conference tracks will include:
Java development - introductory, intermediate, and advanced technical sessions for Java developers
Java archictecture - technical topics and tools for connector architecture, system administration, information retrieval, and web clients for enterprise and legacy systems.
Java solutions - interesting open source and Java initiatives in higher education
Pre-conference seminars on December 7 will include:
Java for Newbies - learn the basics of Java classes, inheritance, object-orientation and reusable code.
Introduction to XSLT - design aspects related to converting structured information in XML into device-dependent markup languages
uPortal implementation and configuration - basics behind configuring, administering and getting uPortal up and running
Build enterprise Java applications - discussion of frameworks that can be used to help you build enterprise Java applications
The Java Architectures Special Interest Group (JA-SIG) is an independent organization promoting the use of Java technologies and architectures within the higher education community. JA-SIG supports the development and adoption of low cost, flexible, open source solutions that adhere to best practices and open standards.
The JA-SIG conference goals are to:
- Nurture communication of best practices, new technologies, and innovative methodologies and projects related to Java
- Promote the cooperative development of open source, Java application solutions and provide a clearinghouse of information and code
- Influence the adoption of open standards in collaboration with industry groups, higher education professional organizations, software vendors and standards bodies
- Create an atmosphere of trust, goodwill and collaboration within the higher education Java development community and with firms and schools on both a functional and geographic basis