Author Archives: Ken Fogel

About Ken Fogel

Java Champion and NetBeans Dream Team Member. Organizer of DawsCon, Montreal's free one day software conference. Next conference is January 10, 2020. Co-Chairperson and Co-Program Coordinator for the Computer Science Technology Program at Dawson College, Montreal. Instructor at the Continuing Education Computer Institute of Concordia University, Montreal. Passionate about teaching and inspiring students to be better programmers.

Book Report: Java by Comparison

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Java by ComparisonBecome a Java Craftsman in 70 ExamplesSimon HarrerJörg LenhardLinus DietzThe Pragmatic BookshelfRaleigh, North Carolinahttps://java.by-comparison.com Welcome to my first book report since my high school days. I’ve chosen to write about the book Java by Comparison primarily because it’s the book I wish that I wrote. There are plenty of excellent books on specific frameworks and libraries, but this… Read more »

DawsCon 2019

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On January 11, 2019 Dawson College held its third annual software conference. Previously called NetBeans Day, this year’s conference was renamed to DawsCon. The final tally of participants was 180. In our first year it was 50 and last year it was 70. The amazing lineup of speakers and, for the first time, sponsorship from a major organization, Deloitte, elevated… Read more »