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. Faculty member of 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.

Improving the Code One Conference Experience

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After writing about my personal experience as a presenter at this year’s Oracle Code One I was asked for my opinion on what could be done to improve the experience for attendees and presenters in the future. While I have a tiny bit of experience in organizing and running conference, this year called DawsCon, having 100 attendees is not the… Read more »

My Oracle Code One 2018 Personal Experience

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Code One, previously named Java One, is one of the largest conferences for software developers. While it was primarily focused on Java programming, this year it was opened to other languages. The reason for this change became apparent during one of the keynote presentations. Oracle like Microsoft, IBM, and Amazon consider cloud services a large part of what they offer… Read more »