Adopt a JSR

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Adopt a JSR is an initiative taken by JUGs

Helps in enrichment of current standards of Java ecosystem and to develop new standards which can be added to Java ecosystem

Here members from same JUG or from different JUGs can work together on JSR

For more details, please visit http://adoptajsr.org

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Adopt a JSR

  1. 1. Adopt a JSR FAQs related to Adopt a JSR Program - Aatul Palandurkar Member – JUG Nagpur (India) Author – NetBeans IDE How-to [Instant] NetBeans Platform Development Cookbook
  2. 2. Agenda FAQs of Adopt a JSR Program 1 What is JSR? 2 What is Adopt a JSR? 3 Why to join I join Adopt a JSR? How shouldJava User Group? 4 How to join Adopt a JSR Program? 5 Who are already in it? 6 What to do after joining? 7 How to start Adopt a JSR group?
  3. 3. Agenda FAQs of Adopt a JSR ✓ 1 What is JSR? 2 What is Adopt a JSR? 3 Why should I join Adopt a JSR? 4 How to join Adopt a JSR Program? 5 Who are already in it? 6 What to do after joining? 7 How to start Adopt a JSR group?
  4. 4. JSR What is JSR? • JSR – Java Specification Requests, a proposal made in Java Community Process (JCP) • JCP was established in 1998. • JCP allows interested people or group of people to develop standard technical specification for Java technology. • JSRs are formal documents explaining technical specifications proposed to be added to Java Platform. Aatul Palandurkar http://aatul.me
  5. 5. Agenda FAQs of Java User Group 1 ✓ What is JSR? 2 What is Adopt a JSR? 3 Why should I join Adopt a JSR? 4 How to join Adopt a JSR Program? 5 Who are already in it? 6 What to do after joining? 7 How to start Adopt a JSR group?
  6. 6. Adopt a JSR What is Adopt a JSR? • Adopt a JSR is an initiative taken by JUGs • Helps in enrichment of current standards of Java ecosystem and to develop new standards which can be added to Java ecosystem • Here members from same JUG or from different JUGs can work together on JSR • For more details, please visit http://adoptajsr.org Aatul Palandurkar http://aatul.me
  7. 7. Agenda FAQs of Adopt a JSR Program 1 2 ✓ What is JSR? What is Adopt a JSR? 3 Why should I join Adopt a JSR? 4 How to join Adopt a JSR Program? 5 Who are already in it? 6 What to do after joining? 7 How to start Adopt a JSR group?
  8. 8. Adopt a JSR Why should I join Adopt a JSR? • To move the entire Java ecosystem forward – To become part of the solution as opposed to staying silent – Help define the future • • • • To be at the forefront of new technology To ensure that ivory tower standards do not occur To make sure the useful libraries and APIs get built To boost the careers of JUG members – Gain new technical and community skills and much more! • To demystify the JCP and the standards process – Get day to day developers knowledgeable about the process http://aatul.me Aatul Palandurkar
  9. 9. Adopt a JSR Why should I join Adopt a JSR? • To acquire new knowledge – Gain valuable technical skills – Learn a brand new part of the Java ecosystem • To gain competitive advantage – Be the early experts in a new standard • Gain more members – Helps build long lasting activities for the JUG – Turns passive members into active ones! • It’s fun! Aatul Palandurkar http://aatul.me
  10. 10. Agenda FAQs of Adopt a JSR Program 1 2 What is Adopt a JSR? 3 ✓ What is JSR? Why should I join Adopt a JSR? Whyshould I join Adopt a JSR? 4 How to join Adopt a JSR Program? 5 Who are already in it? 6 What to do after joining? 7 How to start Adopt a JSR group?
  11. 11. Join Adopt a JSR How to join Adopt a JSR Program? • Contact your local JUG leader OR • Go to http://adoptajsr.org – Follow the simple set-up steps there • Before joining, ask yourself : – – – – Are you really serious about Adopt a JSR? Will you be able to give small amount of your leisure time? Are you self encouraged for the same? Do you have the skills to work on JSRs? Aatul Palandurkar http://aatul.me
  12. 12. Agenda FAQs of Adopt a JSR Program 1 2 What is Adopt a JSR? 3 Why should I join Adopt a JSR? Whyshould I join Adopt a JSR? 4 ✓ What is JSR? How to join Adopt a JSR Program? 5 Who are already in it? 6 What to do after joining? 7 How to start Adopt a JSR group?
  13. 13. JUGs in Adopt a JSR Who are already in it? • See http://adoptajsr.org for up to date details. – – – – – The London Java Community (UK) SouJava (Brazil) GoJava (Brazil) Houston JUG (USA) Chennai JUG (India) • + Several more starting out Aatul Palandurkar http://aatul.me
  14. 14. Agenda FAQs of Adopt a JSR Program 1 2 What is Adopt a JSR? 3 Why should I join Adopt a JSR? Whyshould I join Adopt a JSR? 4 How to join Adopt a JSR Program? 5 ✓ What is JSR? Who are already in it? 6 What to do after joining? 7 How to start Adopt a JSR group?
  15. 15. To do What to do after joining? • Find fellow members in your JUG to work with – A particular JSR might already have members in your JUG working on it – Double check the matrix at http://adoptajsr.org • Join the relevant JSR mailing list • We encourage people/groups down two paths – Scratch an itch. Work on the part of the JSR you’re interested in! – Spec lead guidance. Simply ask the Spec lead what needs done! Aatul Palandurkar http://aatul.me
  16. 16. To do : Ideas What can be done after joining? • Test the early Reference Implementation (RI) builds • Help triage issues • Give feedback on design • Help moderate the mailing lists • Help evangelize the JSR • Improve project JSR visibility and infrastructure Aatul Palandurkar • Help get the JSR compliance • Help build the RI • Help build the Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK) • Join the Expert Group (EG) • Become the Spec Lead for a JSR • Join the Executive http://aatul.me Committee
  17. 17. Agenda FAQs of Adopt a JSR Program 1 2 What is Adopt a JSR? 3 Why should I join Adopt a JSR? Whyshould I join Adopt a JSR? 4 How to join Adopt a JSR Program? 5 Who are already in it? 6 ✓ What is JSR? What to do after joining? 7 How to start Adopt a JSR group?
  18. 18. Starting Adopt a JSR How to start Adopt a JSR group • Set up a wiki page to co-ordinate your activities – e.g. http://java.net/projects/ljc-london-jug/pages/JSR-310 – Link that into the matrix at http://adoptajsr.org • Contact the Spec Lead / EG • Mail your JUG members to gather interest – Outline what this JSR is and why the JUG should get involved • Identify areas that you and your members want to work on – Best to co-ordinate this with Spec Lead Aatul Palandurkar http://aatul.me
  19. 19. References • http://adoptajsr.org • Adopt a JSR (Presentation) - Martijn Verburg (@karianna) & James Gough (@JavaJimLondon) Aatul Palandurkar http://aatul.me
  20. 20. THANK YOU!

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