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April Meeting Announcement

The April COCCUG meeting will be on Monday, April 8th from 6pm – 8pm at TechColumbus (1275 Kinnear Rd, Columbus, OH 43212). We are very happy to welcome John Valentine this month to share his experiences with Jelastic.

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We are pleased to continue to have Halcyon Solutions joining us this month as a sponsor! Thank you!

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Jelastic is a Java and PHP Cloud Hosting platform. In this sessions we’ll take a look at Jelastic, and demonstrate one click deploy of a simple web application.


John is a Web Developer Engineer with the Dispatch Printing Company, the parent company of The Columbus Dispatch, 10tv, 1460 The Fan, This Week News, Alive, and a lot of smaller companies. John’s primary focus is programming in Java and he also helps deploy websites in his free time. John is proficient in Java, HTML, JQuery, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, Amazon AWS, JSON, RestFul Web Services and Linux. He has been with the Dispatch Printing Company since August 3rd, 2003, so almost 10 years! John has 3 kids, Alex – 13. Julia -10, Jessica 7. Alex just placed 6th in the state in grade school wrestling at the Ohio Way Tournament, so he’s am one proud papa. You can follow John on Twitter at @jjvalent.

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