I'm posting this here because the next Denver Java User Group meeting's Basic Concept Group on 7/9/03 at 6:00 PM will cover the Apache Xerces XML Parser. Scott Davis, the Denver Java User Group President will be presenting. Our main meeting will be at 7:00 PM on The J2EE 1.4 Web Foundation and Sue Spielman will be our featured speaker. As always, our meetings are free and open the public. Details are below. By the way - at JavaOne this year they announced the top Java User Groups in the world and the Denver Java User Group is in the Top 25! Here's a link to Sun's website: http://servlet.java.sun.com/jugs/top25.jsp
We're celebrating this at 5:30 PM during our networking portion.
DenverJUG's July Meeting – Wednesday July 9th Basic Concepts Meeting: Topic: Apache Xerces (XML Parser) Speaker: Scott Davis, DenverJUG President 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2003 Location: Qwest Auditorium Cost: Free Basic Concepts Description: As we begin our survey of XML uses and utilities, it is important to understand the basics. We will discuss Apache Xerces, an open source XML parser. Exploring the capabilities of this tool will also enable us to give a quick overview of some key XML terminology -- SAX vs. DOM, Well-formed vs. Valid, and DTD vs. Schema. Main Meeting: Topic: The J2EE 1.4 Web Foundation Speaker: Sue Spielman, President of Switchback Software, Consultant, and Author 7:15-8:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2003 Location: Qwest Auditorium Cost: Free Main Meeting Description: J2EE 1.4 is the next generation of the Java Server Enterprise platform. Find out what new features have been included in JSP 2.0 and Servlet 2.4 for doing enterprise web development. We will take a look at the J2EE 1.4 landscape to see what's hot, what's new, and what's changed in the areas related to Web development. We will take a functional look at the JSP and Servlet arenas regarding web development. With JSP 2.0, we'll talk about using the new expression language, JSP fragments, .tag files, and Simple Tag Handlers, as well as how to use the JSTL in your JSPs. We'll also look at using new features in Servlet 2.4. AGENDA: 5:30-6 p.m. Food and Networking 6 p.m. Basic Concepts 7-7:15 p.m. Break and Announcements 7:15-8:15 p.m. Main speaker 8:15-8:30 p.m. Questions and Answers DIRECTIONS: Qwest Auditorium is located downtown Denver at 1005 17th St, Denver, CO 80202. The building entrance you want is located on 17th and Arapahoe. For maps and suggestions on parking: http://www.denverjug.org/events/location.html SPONSORS: Door prizes sponsored by: - Softpro Books (http://www.softpro.com) - Noodles & Co. (http://www.noodles.com) is providing food for the speaker. - Denver Computer and Technology Showcase (http://www.techshows.com/denver/denver.html) - Think Big Solutions (http://thinkbigsolutions.com) - Prentice Hall PTR / Sun Microsystems Press Thanks to our regular DenverJUG sponsors for supporting the Java community: - EvolutionHosting ( http://www.evolutionhosting.com/) - Microstaff (http://www.microstaff.com/) - ITT Tech (http://itt-tech.edu/ ) - Qwest (http://www.qwest.com/) - Novell (http://novell.com) See all sponsors: http://www.denverjug.org/community/sponsors.html QUESTIONS If you have questions about DenverJUG, please visit the website or contact Scott Davis, email@example.com If you are interested in speaking at a DenverJUG meeting, please contact Tom McQueeney at: firstname.lastname@example.org If your company is interested in sponsoring DenverJUG events, please contact Greg Ostravich at: email@example.com Thanks and hope to see you there! Greg Ostravich Vice President Marketing firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.denverjug.org