I located the Burlington Java User's Group on the Sun website. It seems to be
organized by some professors at Champlain College, but the interest has been
Maybe the JUG would be a good place to share Java knowledge, and if a few of us
get involved and give it a boost, maybe we could get some local programmers to
chip in with a speech from time to time? Maybe someone doing some cool
internationalization work, maybe? Anyway, consider writing an email to Ira
Manandhar (email address below) if you're interested in joining the local Java
PS: Officially a JUG is a JUG and not affiliated with its host location.
Membership in a JUG is open to _everyone_. But I know I can be a little
naiive, so I don't mind being corrected on that.
Quoting "Manandhar, Ira" <[log in to unmask]>:
> Hi Ange,
> That would be great. Thank you.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Tue 6/10/2003 2:24 AM
> To: Manandhar, Ira
> Subject: RE: VT Java User's Group?
> Hello Ira,
> Thank you for the kind note. Do you mind if I post this on the UVM
> science student assc. mailing list and ask people to email you if
> they're also
> I wouldn't expect a cavalcade of responses. The CSSA is a fairly small
> (it's a subset of the CS students at UVM). But considering the
> situation most
> sophomores are in, you may get about 5 requests or so. That's my best
> I won't post it unless it's okay with you. Otherwise people will just
> have to
> find out about the JUG the same way I did: by going to the Sun
> Quoting "Manandhar, Ira" <[log in to unmask]>:
> > Hi Ange,
> > Thank you for you interest in Java User group.It is good hear that
> > number of Java enthusiasts are increasing in town. However, we had
> > stop the meetings last year because the number of attendees were
> > decreasing. Depending on the number of people interested in
> > the meeting we might start the user group again. I will keep you in
> > email list and keep you posted.
> > Best Regards,
> > Ira
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> > Sent: Mon 6/2/2003 10:41 PM
> > To: Savard, Gary; Manandhar, Ira
> > Cc:
> > Subject: VT Java User's Group?
> > Hello,
> > I'm thrilled to find out from the Sun website that there's a
> JUG in VT,
> > and
> > it's local to me. I live close by, and I hope you
> won't hold
> > it
> > against me that I'm a UVM student (of CS of course).
> > I'm spending this summer learning all I can about J2SE so that
> I can
> > catch up
> > with my school's decision to switch to Java (even though
> Programming 1
> > and 2
> > were in C++ for me, the OO class will be in Java). But anyway,
> I like
> > the
> > language and it's very Unix-y, which I like also.
> > Do you have meetings all year round, or not in the summer? I
> hear it's
> > the
> > third tuesday of each month so that's *June 17th?
*Note: so there is no confusion, there is no planned meeting this month.
> > I hope to hear from you soon!
> > Regards,
> > Ange