Over a million developers have joined DZone.

Campus Software Party with NetBeans in Colombia

DZone's Guide to

Campus Software Party with NetBeans in Colombia

Free Resource

Learn how our document data model can map directly to how you program your app, and native database features like secondary indexes, geospatial and text search give you full access to your data. Brought to you in partnership with MongoDB.

The Universidad Católica in Santiago de Cali in Colombia organized the first "Campus Software Party" for the purpose of getting students, professors, and developers together in a great party of knowledge and sharing of experiences with free software tools.

People from different places traveled to Cali, such as from Ibagüe, Pereira, and Bogota. They delivered presentations to the conference and showed interesting Java-based projects, among which we can mention the "BOWL language" and the "ONTOCONCEPT framework" for managing ontologies, totally developed in Java.

Focus on NetBeans

On Friday, June 3rd 2011, the main conference was on NetBeans IDE and the NetBeans Platform. I presented work done in the NetBeans community and the advantages offered by NetBeans IDE for the development of any kind of application. Then, the core topic focused closely on knowledge of the NetBeans APIs and the NetBeans Platform. I showed two plugins, one for the development of classes in Java, based on a new persistence API, and the other for creating pages in Java Server Faces, based on the classes previously developed.

NetBeans as a Collaborative Development Tool

The participants of the conference are developing a collaborative relationship, so that they will learn about NetBeans, work as a community, write code, and perform tests. This will allow NetBeans to become an international collaborative development tool for learning and sharing experiences.

The Campus Software Party was a very important free software event for the NetBeans Platform.

Some pictures:

I appreciate the invitation to attend, many thanks to my friends from Cali.

Discover when your data grows or your application performance demands increase, MongoDB Atlas allows you to scale out your deployment with an automated sharding process that ensures zero application downtime. Brought to you in partnership with MongoDB.


Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.


Dev Resources & Solutions Straight to Your Inbox

Thanks for subscribing!

Awesome! Check your inbox to verify your email so you can start receiving the latest in tech news and resources.


{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}