BGJUG – Bulgarian Java User Group
The Bulgarian Java Users Group (BGJUG) is the World’s Java community representative in Bulgaria. The Java Users Groups are local organizations all around the world, which unites various groups of specialists, who are strongly interested in the Java-related technologies. Java Users Groups organize regular formal and informal meetings, conferences and seminars, on which they gather their members in order to exchange information related to Java. Usually, BGJUG members organize seminars and discussions monthly. The invitations for the events are published on this site, in the section “Events“. The materials (such as presentations and demos), created by BGJUG members are collected and stored in the BulgarianJUG youtube
A Bit of History
The first oficial meeting of the Bulgarian JUG took place on 26th of September 2007. Group’s chairman/coordinator is Petar Tahchiev. Since 12th of October 2007 BGJUG maintains mailing list, where are considered questions and problems from the Java World, ideas for future seminars and topics related to the Java-community in Buglaria as well. The mailing list is accessible on the following URL: http://groups.google.com/group/bg-jug. At the same time had been created the BGJUG’s first site, but its maintenance was discontinued after a few months. On 28th of July 2011 was created the current site, which aim is to represent the group in the Internet and to serve as an information board for meetings organisations. The site aggregates the posts from the group’s members’ blogs related somehow to Java. On the 23rd of September 2011 was created a Twitter account of The BGJUG, which main aim is to represent us in Twitter. It will be used also for sharing news, announcements for meetings and seminars, i.e. everything which concerns BGJUG activities. In 2014 a jPrime conference was created as a huge premium conference organized by the Bulgarian Java User Group. You can find more about it on the dedicated website of jPrime https://jprime.io. A close after that we started making jProfessionals as a more local yearly conference, this conference was held first in 2015 and happens not only in Sofia, but in Plovdiv as well. In 2016 one of our members Nayden Gochev also started making Java Beer events on monthly bases. This still happens and you can check for such events on www.java.beer
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Recent Posts from the Blog
Bulgarian JUG at Java2DaysAs always, the Bulgarian Java community will have exciting times during the autumn. After the successful first edition of the jPrime conference, the rockstars from the industry will be visiting our country between 2nd and 4th November for Java2Days. This will be the 7th edition of the conference. More than 70 sessions given by more than 60 speakers are expected. There will be tracks for experts, experienced specialists, beginners and kids; Free track; hands-on-labs; demo and relax zone and more. We are happy to announce that the Bulgarian JUG will as always take active part in the event. We got a few of our talks accepted: “Where do we go after Http 1.1 – Http2”, by Mihail Stoynov “Writing Java stored procedures in Oracle Database 12c” and “Spring RabbitMQ integration”, by Martin Toshev “Action based MVC in Java EE? Yes, we do!”, hands on lab by Nayden Gochev and Ivan St. Ivanov We are even happier that our user group will get its booth next to Vitosha hall in Inter Expo Center. There you’ll have the chance to meet us and hear about our future plans and initiatives. As well as do a lot of hacking. Our big idea is to complete the JBoss Forge addon for Spring Boot that we started this summer. See you at... read more
jProfessionals Conference, 22.11.2015, COMPLETELY FREEWe would like to invite you to a new conference. The stage is yours! The name of the conference will be jProfessionals, it is meant to be a local Bulgarian conference with mostly, but not only, Bulgarian speakers. You will have a full day of different Java related topics and its first edition will be on 22nd of November in Sofia. The conference will be fully community driven, its sponsors will be basically every Bulgarian Java User Group sponsor for 2015 (SAP Labs, EPAM, Luxoft, Trader.bg, Questers, Verint Systems and TechHuddle). This will not be an annual conference, instead we plan to make mini conference like that every 3-4 months! So if you want to give it a try as a speaker or if you want to propose a nice topic, but you are not sure about the interest and scared from the big stage like jPrime, then this conference is for you! The talks slots depend on you! You can speak the regular 45 minutes or you can speak 1 hour and 15 minutes if you like. Just let us know how much time you need (between 0:45h and 1:30h). You can submit your talk at BG JUG CFP page https://jug.bg/submit-a-talk/ . Just add in the description the talk duration with the description and specify that this is for jProfessionals and not for the regular monthly JUG seminars. Lets make a bigger and better Java community, lets meet, lets talk, lets discuss and make 22th of November an awesome Sunday. Register Now : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jprofessionals-10-tickets-19026879910 When: 22th of November, 2015 Where: Hotel Vitosha, Sofia, Bulgaria P.S. We may need some help at the day of the conference. If you want to help just send... read more
High Performance Java eventTechtalks.bg is organising an event on java performance. Guests will be Kirk Pepperdine (some of our jug members met him at jCrete 2015), William Louth, Kees Jan and Izzet Mustafayev. Date: 10th October, 2015 Location: Rainbow Plaza, Sofia. Discount: 50TT for 50%... read more
VOXXED DAYS BelgradeThis year the Bulgarian Java User Group member Martin Toshev will be talking on VOXXED DAYS Belgrade! 2 days! 30+ talks! 500+... read more
Official Facebook Group of the Bulgarian Java User GroupWe are trying to resurrect the old facebook group we had for the “Bulgarian Java User Group”. You can join here https://www.facebook.com/groups/19635702600/ ( around 100 members currently) Update: Facebook killed our group ! Not kidding the facebook group doesnt exist anymore. Facebook decided to remove it without any information why, because of that we officially DON’T have facebook group, also we do not have google+ or linkedin group. if you want to join our group use google mailing list https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/bg-jug thats the only official channel to contact BG JUG and to be part of BG JUG. We do spam in Java Developers Bulgaria facbeook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/javabg/ but this group is NOT... read more
Youtube channel of the Bulgarian Java User GroupWe do now have a Youtube channel with several videos : https://www.youtube.com/user/BulgarianJUG/videos You MUST check them out 🙂 read more
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