April 3rd Meeting

Two meetings in April!

There will be a special meeting on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.


RESMED room 403
Doors open @ 6:30 PM,
Meeting begins @ 7:00 PM

Speaker: Bruno Souza
Speaking On:
"The Java Developer Career Workshop"


Being a “rockstar” or a “celebrity” developer is not about being popular or giving presentations at big events. What sets those developers apart is the work they do on innovative projects and initiatives. By working with other great developers, they create a positive feedback loop that lifts their career into the stratosphere. Which comes first? Do great developers work on great projects, or are they made great by the projects they work on? On this interactive Java Developer Career Workshop you will improve the traits and skills that set "rockstar" developers apart. Together we will create the #1 thing that will start you into this positive feedback loop. You will understand the proven science of being an expert and how to apply to software development. And you will know exactly what you need to do to work on great projects (and why that does not mean changing jobs!). Let's also discuss what is going on in the Java world, and what are new technologies trends and opportunities.

We are in the best career in history. Don't set yourself to be a mediocre developer: work on the best projects and with the best teams and become the developer you deserve to be!

Speaker Bio:

Since 1995, Bruno helps Java developers improve their careers and work on cool projects with great people! Java Evangelist at ToolsCloud and Leader of SouJava, the Brazilian Java Users Society, Bruno discuss Java and the Software Developer Career in his https://code4.life project.


Join us on Meetup

Our next (regular) meeting will be Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
Doors open @ 6:30 PM,
Meeting begins @ 7:00 PM

Speaker: Alicia I. Guerra
Speaking On:
"Java for Trading/Financial Engineering"


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6:30 -

Equipment setup and mixer - Food Provided by: TBD

7:00 -

Meeting begins, announcements

7:15 -

Speaker: Alicia I. Guerra

7:45 -

Short Break

7:55 -

Speaker: Alicia I. Guerra

9:00 -

Drawings - final announcements Meeting Ends, tear down, mixer

9:30 -

Official Stop

Speaker: Alicia I. Guerra

Title: "Java for Trading/Financial Engineering"


Java is one of the most (if not THE most) sought after programming languages on Wall Street. Trading firms are seeking Java developers for everything from low-latency execution to in-house risk and valuation platforms. Together, we'll discover how and why Java should be used for the most lucrative industry in the world: trading/financial engineering.

Speaker Bio

Alicia Guerra is a software engineer based in San Diego, CA. She attended the University of California, San Diego for mathematics and computer science. She has worked as a full-stack developer in the automotive, finance, healthcare, insurance, diet/fitness, and tourism industries. She has held CTO and tech lead roles with San Diego and LA-based startups.

Company Bio: Alicia is currently self-employed as an independent software consultant. She develops web and mobile applications across various tech stacks for her clients, which range from individuals, early-stage & mid-sized startups, software development agencies, and large companies.

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