Category Archives: IT

May Jozi JUG – Code Dojo and Open Source Contributions

The Jozi JUG is hosting their May event on Monday the 26th. There will be two tracks on the evening, so there’s something for everyone. What are you waiting for? RSVP today! A big thank to Oracle for hosting and … Continue reading

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IT Cuties and Code Babes – Why Oh Why?

An acquaintance of mine posted a link to the IT Cuties site. The description is “Programming tutorials hosted by cute girls”. Not women, but girls. This led me to discover the even more explicit Code Babes where you can learn … Continue reading

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May Jozi JUG – The Google Guava Libraries

If you’re in the Joburg area and are interested in Java, head over to the May Jozi JUG session on 27 May: Mohamed Akoojee will be discussing various aspects of Google guava libraries and going through some code, working through … Continue reading

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June 2012 Gauteng User Group Events

Jozi JUG -Why Functional Programming Matters Event website Monday, June 25, 2012 Internet Solutions, The Chill Room, The Campus, Sloane Street, Bryanston Andreas Pauley will be giving us an introduction to functional programming: what it is in essence, how it … Continue reading

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Cassandra Repository Analyser For Siebel

Tetrad IT has released a new product! The Cassandra Repository Analyser. From the website: Cassandra is a fully automated repository analyser for Siebel. It analyses a Siebel repository for best practice violations in configuration and eScript that lead to performance … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Speaking At SAOUG 2011

I’ll be speaking at the SAOUG 2011 conference (13 – 15 November) in Sun City: “Implementing an Automated Review for Siebel” It should be great fun, and if you’re into Java or Oracle products it’s the place to be. See … Continue reading

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Johannesburg Siebel User Group October 2011 – Exadata

Bill Flannigan from Risctec will be showing us the ins and outs of Oracle’s Exadata Database Machine: “The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is the only database machine that provides extreme performance for both data warehousing and online transaction processing (OLTP) … Continue reading

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September Jozi JUG – Scala Introduction

If you’re in the Johannesburg area, come check out the Jozi JUG! Monday’s Jozi JUG session will be on Scala! Mitchell Wong Ho, Scala enthusiast and founder of the SA Scala User Group, will give us an introduction to the … Continue reading

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What’s New?

That question often comes up when meeting up with someone after a spell apart. It can also be a telling question to ask yourself. If nothing, or very little, it may be time for you to do something different. Routine … Continue reading

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Advice For IT Graduates

Having interviewed a fair number of candidates fresh from university or with little experience, and having sifted through a mountain of CVs with disappointing results, I’d like to share a bit about what I want to see from candidates. As … Continue reading

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