Apache Karaf Birds of a Feather meeting at Eclipse Con Boston 2013


Are you attending Eclipse Con / OSGi DevCon Boston 2013? Using Apache Karaf for your OSGi runtime environment? Want to meet up with other conference attendees and discuss our experiences? Join Jamie Goodyear, Apache Karaf committer and project management committee member, for a general Karaf users meetup. Discuss and share how we’re using Apache Karaf.
Jamie Goodyear is an open source advocate, Apache developer, and computer systems analyst; he has designed, critiqued, and supported architectures for large organizations worldwide. He has worked in systems administration, software quality assurance, and senior software developer roles for businesses from ranging from small start-ups to international corporations. He has attained committer status on Apache Karaf, Servicemix, and Felix, and is a Project Management Committee member on Apache Karaf. Recently he co-authored Packt Publishing’s “Instant OSGi Starter – The essential guide to modular development with OSGi.” along with Savoir’s Johan Edstrom. Currently he divides his time between providing high-level reviews of architectures, mentoring developers and administrators with SOA deployments, and helping to grow the Apache community.

Savoir Technologies Inc® is an industry leader for open source solutions, especially in the SOA and JavaEE space. Companies of all sizes and industries are turning to open source solutions for reliable and cost-effective measures to increase performance, reliability, and flexibility. Savoir brings its staff’s experience with committership on many of the Apache services stack projects and lessons learned from being in the trenches with Global 2000 clients.

Packt Publishing Limited is an IT focused book publisher, specializing in producing books, eBooks and subscription services for communities of developers, administrators, security professionals and newbies alike. Packt’s books and publications share the experiences of fellow IT professionals in adapting and customizing today’s systems, applications, and frameworks. Packt’s solutions-based books give readers the knowledge and power to customize the software and technologies they’re using to get the job done.

OSGi DevCon 2013 will be co-located with EclipseCon in Boston, Massachusetts between March 25 to 28. The conference will allow the OSGi community to gather to meet, greet, share ideas and experiences.

EclipseCon is a premium technology conference with a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. It is four-day annual conference involving companies and individuals producing and using Eclipse technology. The conference includes a day of tutorials followed by three days of sessions, evening BoFs, receptions, integrated exhibits, and more.