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Honolulu Coders meeting - Kevin Hughes on Sprout - Wed 6pm

Sprout CTO Kevin Hughes shares the lessons his team has learned in building a Flex-based, Powerpoint-type application. He'll discuss software architecture decisions, what makes a superior Flex developer, and notes on working with combinations of Flash, Java, Ruby, and PHP in a startup environment.

Kevin Hughes is an internationally-recognized pioneer in Web design and software, having made imagemap, which allowed Web images to be interactive, and contributions to the Cascading Style Sheets standard. He has developed interfaces and software for CommerceNet, VeriFone, Commerce One, Webify, and ChipIn and is a Distinguished Alumni of the University of Hawai'i. Talk Title: Hamcrest matchers in JUnit 4.4

Also David Beutel will briefly show a nice new feature of JUnit 4.4, Hamcrest matchers, in the hope of provoking some interesting discussions. It provides useful error messages in the test report, and enables more refactoring of duplicate code. It's like a lambda, objectifying test logic, but in Java. It's also a fluent builder API.

David Beutel builds Java web apps at UH, and is always looking for ways to do it better.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday February 27th from 6pm to 8pm.

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********** LOCATION INFORMATION **********

This month's meeting will be held in the POST building, room 302, at the University of Hawaii Manoa campus.

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********** MEETING AGENDA **********

The meeting's agenda is as follows:

6:00pm - 6:45pm "Building Sprout" Talk by Kevin Hughes

6:45pm - 7:00pm Discussion

7:00pm - 7:15pm Pizza Break sponsored by Ikayzo

7:15pm - 8.00pm "Hamcrest matchers in JUnit 4.4" Talk by David Beutel

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Comment by KeNgLiSh on February 28, 2008 at 8:48am
Good job last night! Excellent presentation and discussion.


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