JUG Bodensee (situated at the Lake of Constance, Germany) is a group of JVM & Java enthusiasts providing a platform for sharing experiences all around the JVM ecosystem - from embedded to enterprise from Java to your favorite language on the JVM.
Current status: in foundation
The Java Champions are an exclusive group of passionate Java technology and community leaders who are community-nominated and selected under a project sponsored by Oracle. Java Champions get the opportunity to provide feedback, ideas, and direction that will help Oracle grow the Java Platform. This interchange may be in the form of technical discussions and/or community-building activities with Oracle's Java Development and Developer Program teams.
A generic application framework based on the NetBeans Platform for JavaFX 2.0 application developers. For example, an actions framework is provided for hooking JavaFX events to a predefined and customizable menubar and toolbar. Modularity is generically part of the framework, as well as the potential to extend it with a docking framework that reuses the infrastructure of the NetBeans Platform window system.
A generic application framework based on the NetBeans Platform for JavaFX 2.0 application developers. It consists of NetBeans modules replacing NetBeans RCP Swing components with JavaFX equivalents. Constructs are included enabling other components to be replaced. The point is not to rewrite the world, but to change it. For example, instead of creating new filesystem folders, as the "eFX" project does, existing folders are used, but are loaded into JavaFX toolbars and JavaFX menubars.