Foojay Podcast #46: JUG Switzerland

In this podcast, once a month, we discuss the history of a Java User Group and the people behind it.

In this episode, I’m leaving the European Union and stepping over the border of Switzerland, the country where the Red Cross was started, and many international institutions have their headquarters.

Let’s find out if there is also a big Java community… 


Podcast (audio only)


Patrick Baumgartner

Simon Martinelli

Podcast Host: Frank Delporte



00:00 Introduction of the guests and topic 
01:40 What should we know about Switzerland? 
02:57 Java community in Switzerland 
05:47 Java experience of the guests 
07:10 What programming languages are reached? 
08:15 JUG locations  
10:08 Swiss JUG has sponsors and a back-office 
12:45 Being a JUG speaker 
14:02 Number of attendees 
15:48 Impact of Corona  
17:13 Other events like Voxxed 
18:48 Motivation to be an organizer 
21:32 Motivation to be a conference speaker 
23:36 A JUG is where you learn to be a speaker 
26:52 Remarkable sessions of the past 
31:55 Format of the JUG sessions 
32:27 Future plans 
34:03 Questions for the listeners 
36:42 Conclusion 


Barbershop John

Hermine Deurloo

Synapse by Shane Ivers –  

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